New Gemtech Suppressor for SIG 552 Commando Subcarbine. First Time Video!

by David Crane DefRev is proud to bring it’s readers the first video ever made public of the SIG 552 Commando subcarbine being fired with Gemtech’s brand new suppressor attached. I must say, right off the bat, that I really enjoyed running the SIG 552 Commando with the new can. With the Gemtech attached, it doesn’t seem like you really …

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Shoulder Stock Your Glock

Here is something that I found and it looks very nice for your Glock 17. It is the: Impulse Glock Carbine Kit You can now convert your Glock 17 into a full blown carbine adding a stock and a 16 inch barrel. Here’s the link  

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Why Isn’t Our Military Going 6mm? by David Crane.

Back in September, I wrote a quick blurb on the Chinese QBZ-95(Type 95) infantry rifle, chambered for the proprietary 5.8x42mm cartridge. Now, while it’s true that I’m not a particularly big fan of the Chinese army, it must be noted that the Chinese are not stupid, and they decided on this caliber after conducting a rather extensive amount of ballistic …

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Objective Force Warrior (OFW): Soldier of the Future.

The U.S. Army is looking to significantly increase the lethality of its infantry forces. This involves not only modernizing its combat vehicles, but also the individual soldiers themselves. The Objective Force Warrior (OFW) program is designed to do just that. Here are whole bunch of great…links to info and stories about the program and the two LTI’s(Lead Technology Integrators) competing …

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The M60 GPMG Returns…Smaller, Lighter, Meaner. Meet the New M60E4/Mk43.

U.S. Ordnance, out of Reno Nevada, is now manufacturing and distributing(under license from Saco Defense) an updated compact version of the now classic M60 GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun). Called the M60E4/M43 Mod. 0, the new compact 7.62x51mm machine gun, according to the company, "represents… significant reliability and user-friendly improvements over the M60, M60D, M60E3 machine guns." Combat training and …

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We’re Back…from SWAT Round-Up 2002!

O.k., everybody, we just got back from Orlando, FL, where we had the honor of attending the latest SWAT Round-Up (2002). SWAT Round-Up is an international LE SWAT competition where SWAT teams from around the country, and even some from overseas, come to compete against each other in organized events that test their various tactical/operational skills, shooting skills, and mental …

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Counter-Terrorism Training for the Individual Citizen.

Counter-Terrorism for the Individual Citizen/Operator Suarez International Training Academy will hold a 5 Day COMBATIVE SKILLS COURSE. This will be 5 Full Days of Pure Combatives Training on May 19 – 23, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA. May 19 – Tactical Marksmanship Enhancement – One full day of skill development with the pistol. This 8 hour session is guaranteed to…. …

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Robinson Armament Introduces the RAV02 MC Rifle/Carbine

Several months ago, in a phone conversation, Alex Robinson, owner of Robinson Armament, told me he was working on a new rifle project for the military. He couldn’t disclose very much at the time, but it certainly sounded very interesting. Well, it now appears that he was talking about the brand new Robinson Armament RAV02 MC (pronounced "RAVE") select-fire rifle/carbine. …

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Smith & Wesson to Introduce 1911 Pistol…Real Soon.

I just walked outside real quick and looked up at the sky to check for flying pigs. Get this–Smith and Wesson is coming out with a true-blue, honest-to-God single-stack Government model 1911 pistol, and right soon. The new gun will reportedly have an external extractor, a Smith and Wesson-made magazine, stainless steel frame and slide, and possibly some kind of …

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Alternative Force Block (AFB). Turn Your 1911 into a Battering Ram.

This one is directly out of the mind of Ex-SEAL Team Six member Chris Caracci. Recently, Chris has been doing protection work for Oscar de la Hoya. However, before doing that, he came up with the AFB, which stands for Alternative Force Block. The AFB, made by GG&G, is designed to allow an operator to use his pistol as a …

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SAM-7 Rifle by Arsenal, Inc.

Well, Jeff Zimba is at it again, calling this one "without a doubt, the nicest AK style firearm" he has ever seen. Whoah, that’s a pretty definitive statement. This thing must be pretty good, although we here at DefRev really don’t know, since we haven’t ever fired one. I actually had the opportunity to visit Arsenal Inc.’s booth at Shot …

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