Strike Plate Rail System (S.P.R.S) for 1911 Pistols

by David Crane [email protected] If your 1911 pistol doesn’t incorporate an integral rail, you might want to give this product some serious consideration. The Strike Plate Rail System (S.P.R.S.) is a combination tactical light rail/strike plate, and it’s pretty trick. Urban Advantage Tactical Systems just introduced it at TREXPO West 2004. A strike plate like the S.P.R.S. prevents the slide …

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Oakley Tactical Eye Protection (Eyepro) for Tactical Operators

by David Crane [email protected] Oakley Eyewear has become the eye protection de rigeur for LE SWAT operators and military Special Operators (and gun cognoscenti) in the last few years. Usually, teams and individual operators who choose Oakleys choose some version of the Oakley M Frame, as the M Frames provide the highest lens surface area. This gives professional operators the …

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Hatch Operator Tactical Gloves: Anti-Cut, Anti-Heat.

by David Crane [email protected] DefRev has been using both the Hatch SOG-L50, SOG-L75 Operator "Shorty" tactical gloves, and SOGL-100, and SOGL-150 Operator tactical gloves w/gauntlet for awhile now, and we’ve been extremely impressed with them. The model I use the most as my personal shooting gloves are the SOG-L75 Operator "shorty" gloves in O.D. green. They are SUPER comfortable. And, …

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MK47 Striker ALGL (Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher): 40mm of the Future?

by David Crane [email protected] The MK 47 MOD 0 ‘Striker’ 40mm Grenade Machine Gun (GMG)/Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher (ALGL), manufactured by GDATP (General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products), is set to replace the aging MK19 grenade launchers in the U.S. Army’s and USMC’s arenals. The GDATP MK47 MOD 0 Striker 40mm GMG/ALGL is currently under development by NSWC (Naval Surface …

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ATG introduces the Homeland Defense Interceptor (HDI)

Aviation Technology Group, Inc. (ATG) has introduced their concept for a small, lighweight, and cheap fighter/interceptor alternative to the F16 fighter for the Homeland Defense role. It’s called the Homeland Defense Interceptor (HDI), and it’s a nifty little concept. According to ATG literature: "The Javelin Interceptor, or “Homeland Defense Interceptor,” (HDI) will provide a high performance economic interceptor, CAP and …

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Laser Devices, Inc. (LDI) Introduces Dual Beam Aiming Laser-Intelligent (DBAL-I)

The following press release just came in to us from Laser Devices, Inc. (LDI): "LASER DEVICES INTRODUCES DUAL BEAM AIMING LASER-INTELLIGENT (DBAL-I) SYSTEM Next Generation Dual Beam Tactical and Training System Combines Infrared and Daytime Aiming Lasers with Infrared Illuminators in a Compact, Reliable and Waterproof Unit. Monterey, California, March 8, 2004 (IWA SHOW 2004 – HALL 5, STAND 219)― …

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Garmin Rino 130 GPS-Integrated FRS/GMRS Radio

by David Crane [email protected] Saw this one on a show about forest firefighters, and thought it might make a workable and inexpensive back-up/alternative for U.S. military Special Operations forces if their primary GPS (Global Positioning System) and/or radio went down. Of course, the unit would have to be customized/modified for these units to provide secure channels with scrambling for that …

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HK XM8 Lightweight Assault Carbine/Subcarbine: New Pics and Info.

Heckler & Koch (HK) has released more photos of the ATK/HK XM8 being demonstrated at SHOT Show 2004 by Jim Schatz of HK Military Programs. Click on "Read More" hypertext below to view them. Here’s the link: http://www.hk-usa.com/corporate/media/special_events/shotshowdemo2004.html. Click here to go to the main XM8 page. This page contains lots of great info/materials on the HK XM8. We recommend …

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