Revolutionary Tactical Medicine: CELOX Blood-Clotting Agent Stops Major Wound Bleeding Fast.

by David Crane [email protected] A U.S. company called SAM Medical Products (Newport, Oregon) is currently marketing a rather amazing emergency hemostatic agent (blood clotting agent) called CELOX for treating battle-wounded soldiers. The product itself is comprised of granules, making it, effectively, a granular bandage that you can literally pour right into the open wound–including deep wounds–to stop high-volume arterial bleeding. …

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Airborne Weapon Re-Arming System: Revolutionary Concept for Combat Aircraft

by Iddo Genuth The technology for rearming aircraft with weapons in midair might soon be a reality. This revolutionary technology would enable combat missions, currently requiring dozens of aircraft, to be performed by very few, and to carry out numerous missions by unmanned combat aircraft without returning to base. Airborne rearming might prove to be as significant as the airborne …

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Laser Gunship Fires Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL) Against Ground Targets

The following is a Boeing press release: ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2006 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has begun flight testing for the Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL) Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ACTD) program and has generated "first light" of ATL’s high-energy chemical laser in ground tests, achieving two key milestones in the laser gunship development effort. During the "low-power" …

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AAE Introduces IR-Stealth 5: Thermal/IR Stealth for Jet Aircraft

by David Crane [email protected] Advanced American Enterprise (AAE) recently released information on their thermal/IR (infrared) stealth/camouflage system for jet aircraft (including fighter aircraft a.ka. fighter jets). It’s called IR-Stealth 5 Jet, and it’s designed to protect jet aircraft from being successfully targeted by enemy heat-seeking missiles (all types) by masking the (jet) engine exhaust nozzle/outlet’s thermal/infrared (IR) signature. IR-Stealth 5 …

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YHM/Sound Tech ‘Phantom’ Quick-Attach/Detach Sound Suppressors for Spec-Ops

by David Crane [email protected] We forgot to write about this one after SHOT Show 2006. At the show, we got to view and handle the Yankee Hill Machine (YHM) /Sound Technology (a.k.a. Sound Tech) Phantom 5.56 Sound Suppressor (5.56x45mm Silencer/Sound Suppressor)/Phantom Flash Hider/Suppressor/Q.D. Mount system at the Yankee Hill Machine Company, Inc. (YHM) booth. The Phantom System is designed specifically …

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Fiberforge Advanced Lightweight Composites for U.S. Military Applications

The following is a Fiberforge press release: October 9, 2006 Glenwood Springs , Colorado – The University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) has chosen Fiberforge as a member of its Design & Engineering Support Program Two (DESP II) team. The team, comprising an elite group of technical and engineering companies, offers goods and services contracts directly to government entities. Team …

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ArmaLite Super SASS Semi-Auto 7.62mm/.308 Win. Tactical Rifle Gets Some Press

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview recently reported on ArmaLite’s foray into tactical pistols. Before that, back in April (2006), we had briefly mentioned the ArmaLite Super SASS (Semiautomatic Sniper System) AR-10-based .308 Win./7.62x51mm NATO semi-auto tactical rifle in our article titled DefRev Quick Hits 4 from SHOT Show 2006: More Tactical Goodies. Well, Guns & Weapons for Law Enforcement (GWLE) …

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Dragon Skin Armor Passes More Tests: Dr. Gary Roberts and ‘Test Lab’ Video

by David Crane [email protected] On September 15 (2006), DefenseReview reported on Pinnacle Armor’s SOV-2000 Dragon Skin panels passing all NIJ Level III test protocols and requirements for flexible armor systems (anti-rifle body armor). Well, SOV-2000 Dragon Skin has just passed another fairly tough ballistic test, this one performed by Dr. Gary Roberts, who has been following the Dragon Skin vs. …

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Col. Jeff Cooper Dies at 86: We’ll miss you, Col. Cooper.

by David Crane [email protected] The great Jeff Cooper, a.k.a. "father of modern pistolcraft" has died. According to Ed Head, Operations Manager at Gunsite Academy, Inc., Col. Cooper passed away peacefully at his home on the afternoon of September 25 (2006). Col. Jeff Cooper was the progenitor of the "modern pistol technique", or "modern technique of the pistol", which utilized the …

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Negotiator Tactical Robot Wows Evaluators at Robotics Event

The following is a Robotic FX, Inc. press release: Robotic FX, Inc. Announces Success of the Negotiator Robot at Recent Robotic Evaluation Excercise. Worth, IL – (September 18, 2006) Robotic FX, Inc. has announced that during a recent robot evaluation exercise held at the Montgomery County Fire Rescue Training Academy in Rockville, Maryland, the Negotiator Tactical Surveillance Robot, a low-cost, …

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M16 Clinic/727 Counter-Terror Training Unit (CTTU) Aircraft Assault Course

by David Crane [email protected] The M16 Clinic, manufacturer of the M16 Viper series carbines and subcarbines/SBRs (short-barreled rifles), has teamed up with the 727 Counter Terror Training Unit (C.T.T.U.). The 727 CTTU will provide aircraft assault (i.e. tubular assault) training, including IHR (In-extremis Hostage Rescue) training, to law enforcement SWAT units. The inaugural 727 CTTU Aircraft Assault Course is scheduled …

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Hi-Point C9 9mm Pistol: Viable Option for Defensive Use?

by David Crane [email protected] And, speaking of pistols, here at DefenseReview, we carry Glock pistols (primarily G19s and G30s), HK P7s (HKP7M13, specifically), custom Browning Hi-Powers, and custom 1911s. Recently though, we’ve considered adding one of the Springfield XD .45 pistols (.45ACP pistols made by Springfield Armory) to the mix, since they’ve been getting rave reviews from a number of …

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