Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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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Gorda SCH-21 Submachine Gun. AK Meets 9mm.

Well, despite the fact that the Gorda SCH-21 looks like Frankenstein’s sister, the Russians might just have a nice little submachine gun on their hands here. Basically, it’s a cut-down AKM. Actually, it looks like someone took a hatchet to an AKM, did away with the upper part of the forearm, and moved the front site back all the way …

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New Tactical Ear III W-C by Walker’s Game Ear. Let Your Ears Go Bionic.

Once you have a pair of these babies on, Colonel Steve Austin, the Six Million Dollar Man, wouldn’t have much on ya’. Compact and lightweight, Walker’s Tactical Ear III W-C, by Walker’s Game Ear, gives military special operators, LE tactical operators, and serious shooters two-way communications ability, a noise reduction rating of 29 decibals against loud bangs, and ambient sound …

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New Eagle Tactical Headsets for Special Operations. It’s in the Bones.

Every well-funded Special Operations team on earth, whether it be military or law enforcement, currently utilizes some form of tactical communications headset. Communication between team members and between the team and their command structure is one of the most important aspects of any tactical op. One of the most highly respected companies currently fulfilling this need is New Eagle, of …

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