Auto Assault-12 (AA-12) Full-Auto Machine Shotgun/FRAG-12 High-Explosive Round Combo/Weapon System!

by David Crane [email protected] June 03, 2005 DefenseReview.com was given exclusive permission/rights by SOF Magazine to display the complete SOF Magazine article, below (at the bottom of this story).  All SOF Magazine article photos were scanned by DefenseReview.com, specifically for this story.  Click on digital photos below to view them full-size. DefenseReview readers may remember the short article we published on the …

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Australian ‘Off-Axis View Device’ for Shooting Your Rifle/Carbine Around Corners

by David Crane [email protected] Click on photos below to view them full-size.  All digital photos contained in this article are the exclusive property of the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). DefRev just received the following information and digital pics from one of our Australian defense industry contacts.  It’s called the OAVD, which, according to our source, stands for …

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Air Force SPECOPS Pilots Get Panoramic Night-Vision Goggles for Night Combat Ops

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com May 18, 2005 Insight Technology, Inc. (Londonderry, NH), along with the U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC), has developed panoramic night-vision goggles (PNVGs) for U.S. Airforce Special Operations (SPECOPS) aviators. The new NVGs are designed to enhance combat capability for pilots engaged in night operations (night flying). At least 20 sets of goggles …

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Army Field Tests Lightweight, Flexible Solar Panels: Solar Powered Soldiers?

by David Crane [email protected] Back in June 2004, DefenseReview reported on the U.S. Army’s development of photovoltaic tech to power U.S. Army tents and even soldiers themselves by integrating lightweight, flexible solar panels with tent and combat uniforms/BDU fabric.  The article was titled, "U.S. Army Develops Lightweight, Flexible Solar Panels to Power Troops", and it contains a host of relevant links to the …

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SHOT Show 2005: Rovatec Bullite Training System for Tactical Shooters

by David Crane [email protected] All digital photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com. Every good shooter that I know (whether they’re a professional tactical operator, a tactical shooting instructor, a competitive shooter, or a civilian CCW) engages in dry-fire practice to keep their shooting skills sharp–and even enhance their skills. Well, an Israeli …

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SHOT Show Pics: Gemtech Sound and Signature Suppressors for Tactical Small Arms

by David Crane [email protected] All digital photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com. Gemtech, a.k.a. Gemini Technologies, Inc., displayed their line of silencers/sound suppressors at SHOT Show 2005. DefenseReview photographed a number of them, including the HALO(.5.56x45mm), Stormfront (.50 BMG/.50 Caliber), Outback-II (.22 LR). Here are the pics we shot:… I’ve fired …

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MaxSight Lenses: Better Combat Vison for Tactical Operators?

by David Crane [email protected] On April 21st (2005), Sporting News published a story by Stan McNeal about a new line of performance-enhancing contact lenses designed and developed specifically for athletes, soon to be marketed and sold under the name "MaxSight". MaxSight contact lenses are the product of a seven-year development partnership between Nike and Bausch & Lomb. Currently, the lenses …

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ATK XM25 25mm Grenade Launcher for Future Infantry. Will it fly?

by David Crane [email protected] On April 27th (2005), Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (ATK) issued a press release on their semi-auto XM25 25mm "advanced airbursting" MGL (multiple grenade launcher) through PR Newswire. ATK calls it the XM25 "Air-Burst Assault Weapon". DefenseReview has known about the XM25 development program for awhile, now, but we never quite got around to writing about it. So …

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Eye Ball R1 Throwable Camera System for High-Risk Mil/LE Tactical Ops

by David Crane [email protected] All digital photos included with this article are courtesy of Remington Technologies. Criminals, insurgents, and terrorists beware. The Eye Ball R1 remote-controlled 360-degree spherical camera system, or "mobile display system", originally designed and developed by O.D.F. Optronics, Ltd., out of Tel-Aviv, Israel, will now be manufactured and marketed in the U.S. by Remington Technologies, a division …

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LPS Teams with Major U.S. Defense Contractor to Develop DREAD Centrifuge Weapon

by David Crane [email protected] Ever since DefenseReview first ran the exclusive on Leader Propulsion Systems’ (LPS) DREAD Weapon System/MPDS (Multiple Projecile Delivery System) centrifuge weapon system (or, centrifuge gun) it has attracted wide interest from both the military and private sectors in the U.S. and overseas. Leader Propulsion Systems (LPS) just informed DefRev that it has signed up with… a …

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Crye Precision MultiCam Multi-Environment Camo Coating for Tactical Small Arms

by David Crane [email protected] The digital photos featured in this article (below) were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. Click on photos to view them full-size. While we’re on the subject of camouflage coatings/paint we thought we would share the following digital photos with our readers. They’re pics of the (5.56x45mm/.223 Rem) Lewis Machine & Tool …

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