‘Super Match Trigger Groups’ for AR-15/M16-based Rifles, Carbines, & Subcarbines

by David Crane [email protected] Chip McCormick Corp. (CMC) is making some very interesting drop-in “Super Match Trigger Groups” for AR-15/M16’s. The Super Match Trigger Group is made up of a “totally self-contained one-piece assembly”, which, on its face, would appear to adhere to the KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) principle. The sales literature on the CMC Super Match Trigger Groups …

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C-More Systems XM-26 Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) for Military SPECOPS

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview published a short piece on the C-More Systems XM-26 Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) underbarrel-mounted mag-fed shotgun, awhile back. The C-More XM-26 LSS is designed to be mounted underneath an M4/M4A1 Carbine. More specifically, the XM-26 Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) was designed to replace the Masterkey underbarrel-mounted shotgun system. The primary purpose for the Masterkey was …

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Auto Assault 12 (AA12) Combat Shotgun for Mil/LE Special Operations

by David Crane [email protected] Ocober 28, 2004 Military Police System, out of Piney Flats, Tennessee, has come out with a unique select-fire 12-gauge combat/tactical shotgun called the "Auto Assault 12 Automatic Shotgun", or "AA12 Automatic Shotgun". The full-auto-only Auto Assault 12 Automatic Shotgun fires at a relatively slow rate of 300 rpm (rounds-per-minute) and employs the "Constant-Recoil" principle, which is a recoil attenuation/mitigation …

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Unique Alpine TPG-1 Modular Multi-Caliber Sniper Rifle for Tactical Apps

by David Crane [email protected] October 26, 2004 Unique Alpine, of Austria, is making a rather interesting modular multi-caliber bolt-action sniper/long-range-interdiction rifle called the TPG-1. DefRev doesn’t know much about it yet. Here’s what we do know: the TPG-1 high-precision rifle utilizes a 3-lug bolt, which locks directly into the barrel extension. The TPG-1’s receiver is manufactured from special high-grade aluminum …

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ADCO V-22 Conversion Kit for Inexpensive Practice with Your AR-15/M16 or M4

by David Crane [email protected] ADCO Sales Inc. is now offering a .22 LR (Long Rifle) conversion kit/upper receiver assembly for AR-15/M16-based rifles carbines. The ADCO V-22 conversion upper, manufactured by CZ Strojirna s.r.o. (located in the city of Strakonice, Czech republic.), allows you to quickly convert any AR-15/M16-based rifle or carbine to .22 LR for cheap practicing and training. Magazine …

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Bushmaster Tactical-Config .308 (7.62x51mm) Rifle/Carbine

by David Crane [email protected] Bushmaster Firearms, Inc. has a pretty neat tactical-config AR-15/M16-based rifle/carbine in .308 (7.62x51mm) caliber that deserves mention, called (appropriately enough) the Bushmaster .308 Rifle. Charles Cutshaw’s written an excellent article on it for the January 2005 issue of "Guns & Weapons for Law Enforcement" (GWLE). The Bushmaster .308 Rifle/Carbine was designed to take metric FAL magazines, …

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Dual Texture Camouflage (Dual-Tex Camouflage) Digital/Digitized Camouflage

by David Crane [email protected] Since we’ve just published articles on Tactical Assault Camouflage (TACAM) and Millenium Texture Series Camouflage (MilTex camouflage), we thought we should also mention Dual Texture Camouflage (Dual-Tex camouflage). Dual Texture Series Camouflage (Dual-Tex) is a digital/digitized camouflage pattern developed in the 1970’s, and a progenitor to modern digital camouflage patterns/digitized camouflage patterns like Fracture Camouflage, TACAM, …

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Custom MSTN Rifles, Carbines and Subcarbines for Mil SPECOPS, SWAT, and PMC’s

by David Crane [email protected] Mid-South Tactical Network (MSTN) has been churning and burning over there, turning out some really sweet AR-15/M16-based custom tactical rifles and carbines (short to medium-range interdiction/sniper rifles and carbines, to be more specific) in 6.8x43mm SPC (6.8mm SPC/6.8 Rem SPC), as well as 5.56x45mm subcarbines utilizing 10.5" LMT (Lewis Machine & Tool) uppers. All the guns …

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Millenium Texture Series Camouflage (MilTex): Privatized Answer to CADPAT/MARPAT

by David Crane [email protected] This is a quick follow-up to our just-published article on Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s Tactical Assault Camouflage (TACAM) for Counterterrorism applications, titled Tactical Assault Camouflage (TACAM): Multi-Environment Counterterrorism Camo. MilTex™, or "Millennium Texture Series Camouflage™", is a group of digital camouflage patterns (a.k.a. digitized camouflage patterns) that, according to the Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp. MilTex (Millennium Texture Series …

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Sidearmor Tactical OWB Holster for Kimber TLE/RL 1911 Pistol/Surefire X200 Combo

by David Crane [email protected] Flint Hansen has written a short article for the October/November 2004 issue of "S.W.A.T." Magazine on the new Sidearmor modular OWB (outside-the-waistband) holster for the KimberTLE/RL tactical 1911 pistol/Surefire X200 LED WeaponLight tactical white light combo. Sidearmor has been making high quality tactical kydex (including tactical kydex holsters, magazine carriers/mag pouches, and tactical flashlight carriers) for …

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Tactical Assault Camouflage (TACAM): Multi-Environment Counterterrorism Camo

by David Crane mailto:[email protected] Back in June (2004), DefenseReview published articles about Fracture Camouflage, a.k.a. Camouflage Designated Enhanced Fractal Geometry (C2G Camouflage)/Fractal Camouflage, all forms of digital camouflage (a.k.a. digitized camouflage patterns). The DefRev articles were titled "Fracture Camouflage™: You can’t hit what you can’t see." and "Fractal Camouflage and New Digitized Tiger Stripe Camo Patterns". Guy Cramer, President/CEO of …

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