Latest Advanced Armament Corp. (AAC) Silencers for Tactical Firearms (Photos!)

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. Advanced Armament Corp. (A.A.C.) had a large assortment of silencers / sound suppressors (a.k.a. "muzzle cans") for tactical firearms (a.k.a. tactical small arms a.k.a. tactical weapons) for 2007, including models from their Blackout silencer line. The first …

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DefRev Quick Hits 4: Tactical Pistols, Rifles, and other Delights

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article, with the exception of the SIG 556 Pistol photo (below), were taken by DefenseReview.com and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. We continue now with some of the "latest and greatest" tactical technology from SHOT Show 2007, which took place at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in …

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MagPul Masada Adaptive Combat Weapon System (ACWS) Makes Its Debut

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. They are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. January 24, 2007 The MagPul Masada Adaptive Combat Weapon System (ACWS) a.k.a. MagPul Masada Rifle / Carbine, made by …

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‘Future Weapons’ Features Dragon Skin Flexible Scalar Body Armor and M32 MGL

by David Crane david at defensereview.com January 31, 2007 The latest episode of the Discovery Channel series FutureWeapons (a.k.a. Future Weapons), titled The Protectors, features Pinnacle Armor, Inc.’s Dragon Skin body armor (flexible hard armor/scalar armor system) and the Milkor USA, Inc. M32 MGL (Multiple shot Grenade Launcher a.ka. Multiple Grenade Launcher), two technologies that DefenseReview has already covered. Our …

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DefRev Quick Hits 3: More Tactical Technology from the Show

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. They are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. 1) FlashFog, courtesy of Arias Tech Ltd., is an anti-smash-and-grab / area-denial structural security system (a.k.a. building security system) …

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KRISS Super V XSMG System .45 ACP Submachine Gun: Photos of Latest Prototypes

by David Crane david at defensereview.com January 21, 2007 This article contains photos (below) of the Transformational Defense Industries (TDI) booth and several KRISS Super V XSMG System prototype weapons at SHOT Show 2007. All photos below were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the …

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DefRev Quick Hits 2: More ‘Latest and Greatest’ Tactical Tech from the Show

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. This is the second installment of DefRev Quick Hits featuring the "latest and greatest" in tactical tech from SHOT Show …

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SHOT Show 2007: DefRev Quick Hits 1

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. O.k., we’re back from SHOT Show 2007 (and an extended business trip). There were lots of cool new tactical goodies …

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SSK 6.5 MPC: Best Assault Rifle Cartridge for 21st Century Warfare?

by David Crane david at defensereview.com Small arms designer/developer J.D. Jones of SSK Industries has developed what may just prove to be a superior solution to the 6.8x43mm SPC (a.k.a. 6.8 SPC) and/or 6.5 Grendel (6.5x39mm) cartidges as a replacement for the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge for U.S. military general infantry and Special Operations (USSOCOM) use. Mr. Jones is calling it …

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Stealth Cam IR1 Passive Infared Security Camera: Compact, Wireless, and Rugged

by David Crane david at defensereview.com A company called Stealth Cam, LLC is currently offering a slew of fast-deployable, all-weather, compact and ruggedized thermal/IR (infrared) digital security cameras geared for commercial and residential structural security (i.e. building security) and perimeter security (i.e. intrusion detection) applications. One of these is the Stealth Cam IR1 (STC-IR-1) Infrared Digital Scouting and Security Camera. …

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KAC 7.62mm NATO Battle Rifle for Special Operations and Tactical Applications

by David Crane david at defensereview.com While we’re on the subject of new rifle/carbines, Knight’s Armament Company (KAC) has just introduced a new 7.62x51mm NATO (7.62mm NATO)/.308 Win. battle rifle/carbine called, appropriately and simply enough, the 7.62mm NATO Battle Rifle. The KAC 7.62mm NATO Battle Rifle is basically a SOPMOD M4/M4A1-config 7.62x51mm battle rifle/carbine. DefenseReview has been told that MK-11 …

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Century Arms Introduces New Tactical Kalashnikov Rifle/Carbine

by David Crane david at defensereview.com Century Arms a.k.a. Century International Arms Inc. is offering a modernized tactical AK-type rifle/carbine (i.e. tactical Kalashnikov-type rifle/carbine) that’s made in the USA. A Mil-Std-1913 rail system (M1913 rail system) is available as an option. We don’t yet know who is manufacturing/supplying this accessory/component. There are two versions of the rifle, one with an …

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Dragon Skin Flexible Body Armor Officially Receives NIJ Level III Certification

by David Crane david at defensereview.com On December 20, 2006, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) issued Pinnacle Armor, Inc. a "Notice of Compliance with NIJ 2005 Interim Requirements". Put into plain English, Pinnacle Armor Dragon Skin flexible (anti-rifle) body armor a.k.a. flexible hard armor a.k.a. flexible armor system a.k.a. flexible body armor system is now officially certified at NIJ …

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Review: Polarion PF40 ‘Helios’ HID Searchlight for Tactical and Patrol Ops

by David Crane david at defensereview.com DefenseReview recently got the chance to T&E the Polarion PF40 Helios High Intensity Discharge (HID) Searchlight / Flashlight for a couple weeks, and we came away very impressed with it. The light’s intensity/power is impressive. We actually took it to a local high school (including the field) and aimed/shined it everywhere we felt was …

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