Gentex Corporation Developing Anti-Laser Ballistic Eyewear for the Military.

It’s called "MEPS". MEPS stands for "Military Eye Protection System", and the program is designed to develop ballistic eyewear that will also protect infantry against eye-damaging battlefield lasers which are going to become increasingly prevalent on the future battlefield. Several companies are developing laser protection eyewear for the military, but Gentex is the only company that DefRev could locate that …

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Dark Parts Rail Covers for KAC RAS and A.R.M.S. S.I.R. Get a Grip.

by David Crane Dark Parts has just released their first product–a set of "rubberized" non-slip rail covers/panels that will fit on any mil-spec 1913 picatinny rail system designed for the M4/M4A1 Carbine, including the KAC(Knight’s Armament) RAS, FF RAS, and RAS II, and A.R.M.S. S.I.R. systems. Even better, unlike KAC(Knight’s Armament) rail covers, Dark Parts is in the process of …

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Rock SOPMOD M14 Commando Carbine by Troy Industries, Inc.

by David Crane [email protected] This company has just come across DefRev’s radar. Troy Industries, Inc. appears to be a specialized small arms manufacturer with a specific focus on Special Operations applications and the CQB (Close Quarters Battle) role. According to the company, the Rock SOPMOD (Special Operations Peculiar Modification) M14 Commando Carbine has been designed under contract for the Naval …

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Stavatti TIS-1(Tactical Infantry System-1) Gasdynamic Laser Infantry Rifle.

DefRev just found this company on the web. Stavatti is an Aerospace Defense Prime Contractor that "is engaged in the design, qualification, production, distribution, service and total system support of new and original: fighters, sportplanes, tactical and strategic reconnaissance platforms, high performance corporate transports, heavy-lift theater transports, bombers, strike aircraft, launch vehicles and additional advanced aerospace vehicles." Apparently, they make …

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New .50 Cal. Revolver from Smith & Wesson.

I know somewhere out there Dirty Harry is smiling. Considering lawmakers are banning .50 caliber rifles what are they going to do now that Smith & Wesson has introduced a new .50 caliber revolver? Link To Picture and Story

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M26 Taser is getting good press.

The M26 Taser is a non-lethal electronic stun device that’s currently only available to law enforcement and the military. Hopefully this will change soon, as civilians could make just as good use of the device. As it stands, civilians can only obtain a less powerful model. This s a curious practice, considering the fact that so many citizens already have …

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Can You See Me Now?

Looks like hiding will become easier in the future. The implications for this technology are mind blowing. I hope to get my own cloak coat soon. Click Here For Story

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Steyr M40 Malfunctions / Response from Steyr

I am the individual that wrote the article, in reference to the Steyr M40 malfunctions. I forwarded an airmail letter to Steyr, as well as several e-mails. I advised Steyr of the multiple problems. I received no response to my communications. I sent an e-mail to Steyr advising them that when importation of their pistols resumed, I would file civil …

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Important Message: Herb Woodend Needs Our Help.

This just came in to us from a friend of Defense Review, whom we trust. The situation is this: a friend of a friend of ours is in some serious medical trouble, and needs some financial help. If you click on the "Read More" hypertext below, you can read the letter that fully explains the situation. Of course, our members …

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Kimber Custom II

The slightly- upgraded Kimber Custom II 1911, recently adopted by LAPD SWAT, is now available to civilians as the Kimber Custom TLE (Tactical Law Enforcement). The upgrades mentioned above are comprised of 30 lpi checkering on the frontstrap of the grip, and a set of Meprolite night sights, front and rear. Click here to read an article about LAPD SWAT’s …

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Barrett Introduces the 25mm Payload Rifle.

by David Crane [email protected] Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. has just come out with their 25mm "Payload Rifle". The new Payload Rifle is basically a modified Barrett M82A1 Light .50 antimateriel rifle. The new offering utilizes a replacement upper receiver with a shorter barrel (17.5 inches) mounted on a slightly modified M82A1 lower receiver. The 25x59Bmm round the Payload Rifle fires …

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