By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: DRD Tactical January 12, 2017 DRD Tactical, maker of the Paratus and KIVAARI rifle/carbines, recently published a press release on the new and very cool DRD Tactical Aptus Weapon System 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/300BLK (300 Blackout) Multi-Caliber Short Barreled Rifle (SBR)/Personal Defense Weapon (PDW)/Carbine/Designated Marksman’s Rifle (DMR), and it looks …Read More »
Prosthesis 14-Foot Quadrupedal ‘Anti-Robot’ Racing Robot: Manned Exo-Bionic Robotic Exoskeleton Runs 50 MPH! Is it a Future Infantry Warfighting Machine?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Prosthesis January 7, 2017 It seems like only last week that DefenseReview was discussing manned exo-bionic exoskeleton systems like the Korean Method-2 Giant Manned Bipedal Robot (GMBR) for potential future warfare applications. Wait a minute, it was just las week that we were doing that. Well, another such system is apparently …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 5, 2017 As long as we’re discussing new SIG Sauer products, we should probably also mention the new SIG SAUER P320 CO2-powered ASP (Advanced Sport Pellet) Air Pistol, that the company just announced. DefenseReview (DR) first got the chance to run the real P320 and P320C high-capacity 9mm pistols at the …Read More »
SIG SAUER Introduces 300 Win Mag (.300 Winchester Magnum) Match Grade Elite Performance Ammunition for Your .300WM Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 4, 2017 Last updated on 1/05/17. Sig Sauer just announced the introduction of SIG SAUER .300 Win Mag (.300 Winchester Magnum, or .300WM) Match Grade Elite Performance Ammunition, which will come as a very welcome surprise to owners of .300WM tactical AR rifle/carbines like the Patriot Ordnance Factory POF P-300 (also …Read More »
VooDoo Innovations VDI Slayer Glock 17 (G17) Slide/Upper Group with Mini Red Dot Sight Combat Optic Cuts, VDI Threaded Silencer/Sound Suppressor Barrel and VDI LifeCoat Melonite and PVD Coating! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 31, 2016 Last updated on 1/02/17. Back on November 29th (2016), DefenseReview (DR) published a piece on DR writer/contributor Jeff Gurwitch running the VooDoo Innovations VDI Enforcer Glock 17 (G17) Slide/Upper with a VDI Glock 17 Barrel and Grip Force Adapter extended beavertail grip tang for us. Well, as it happens, …Read More »
Battle Arms Development B.A.D.-ASS Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR/PDW Components and Accessories: Titanium Gas Blocks, PDW Stocks (Buttstocks), Lower Receivers, Fluted Barrels and Sight Mounts…Oh, My! (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 29, 2016 Well, it took us awhile to publish this one, but better late than never. DefenseReview has long been a fan of Battle Arms Develpment’s BAD-ASS-ST Short-Throw (45-Degree) Ambi (Ambidextrous) Safety Selector Switch AR15/AR10, so we felt it was our obligation to check out BAD’s latest and greatest tactical AR …Read More »
Korean Method-2 Giant Manned Bipedal Robot (GMBR) Exo-Bionic Exoskeleton for Future Warfare: Future Soldier/Warfighter Going ‘Avatar’-Style with Armored, Armed/Weaponized and Camouflaged Variant?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Getty Images and/or Hankook Mirae Technology December 27, 2016 Last updated on 12/27/16. First, there was Ripley in the United States Colonial Marines’ Caterpillar P-5000 Powered Work Loader a.k.a. Power Loader fighting the Xenomorph Queen onboard the USS Sulaco in Aliens. Then, there was Hell’s Gate security chief Col. Miles …Read More »
Vertx Professional Rifle Garment Bag with Up-Armored Capability: Tactigami-Compatible and VELCRO-Lined Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Travel Bag Lets You Draw Your Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR Fast and Use as an Armored Shield with ‘Capatain America Feature’! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 21, 2016. For some reason, we forgot about this one, but better late than never. Anway, after Darrell Morrow of Vertx got done showing us the Vertx Speed Concealed Carry Shirt (Long Sleeve, Forest Plaid) and Delta Stretch Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Combat/Tactical Pants at the company’s booth at SHOT Show 2016, he took …Read More »
Maddox Defense MD Hawk All-Terrain Turbo-Charged Algae-Biodiesel Baja Racer-Type Military Combat/Tactical Bike (Motorcycle) for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) Missions: Achieves Almost 100 Miles Per Gallon (MPG) on the Street and 50-60 MPG Off-Road!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 15, 2016 As long as we’re on a military combat/tactical bike/motorcycle kick (see here and here), we should probably discuss the Maddox Defense MD Hawk Baja racer-type 800cc all-terrain biodiesel motorcycle that’s powered by a turbo-charged Mercedes-Benz inline 3-cylinder diesel engine/motor, which runs on algae biodiesel fuel and gets almost 100 …Read More »
MOTOPED Survival Bike All-Terrain Motorized Military (Combat/Tactical) Mountain Bike/Motorcycle for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) Missions! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 12, 2016 Last updated on 12/17/16. Speaking of interesting all-terrain combat/tactical motorcycles/motorbikes for military Special Operations Forces (SOF) missions shown at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2016, DefenseReview (DR) also ran across one Lt. Col. Jeff Givens (Ret.) at the show, and he was kind enough to take us through …Read More »
Logos Technologies SilentHawk (also written Silent Hawk) Hybrid-Electric Stealth Military Motorcycle: Flex-Fuel/Multi-Fuel All-Wheel-Drive/All-Terrain Motocross-Type Quiet Combat/Tactical Bike for Special Operations Forces (SOF) Missions! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 8, 2016 Last updated on 12/17/16. While DefenseReview (DR) was perusing all the latest and greatest SOF tech at Special Operations Forces (SOFIC) 2016, we came across a very interesting hybrid-electric flex-fuel/multi-fuel all-wheel-drive/all-terrain motocross-type military motorcycle called SilentHawk, brought to us by the good folks at Logos Technologies out of Fairfax, …Read More »
Taran Tactical Innovations TTI Extended Magwell(s) (Magazine Well) and Magazine Base Pad Extension Kits for Glock Combat/Tactical and Competition Pistols
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 5, 2016 Speaking of aftermarket Glock pistol components, DefenseReview (DR) just came across some photos and video footage we shot at SHOT Show 2015 of our friends Taran Butler of Taran Tactical Innovations (TTI) and Keith Garcia of Cobalt Kinetics discussing the TTI Extended Magwells and Magazine Base Pad Extension Kits …Read More »
Ashbury Precision Ordnance APO Riflecraft (APORC) Precision Rifle/Sniper Training: Advancing America’s Proud Outdoor Heritage of Rifle Marksmanship
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 30, 2016 As long as we’re talking about Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) precision anti-materiel/sniper rifles and APO Riflecraft (APORC) shooting courses, we should probably mention that APO published an overarching press release on APO Riflecraft that DefenseReview (DR) recommends our readers peruse then they have a moment (see below). If you …Read More »
Jeff Gurwitch Runs the VooDoo Innovations VDI Enforcer Glock 17 (G17) Slide and Barrel and Grip Force Adapter for Glock Combat/Tactical and Competition Pistols! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 28, 2016 DefenseReview (DR) writer/contributor Jeff Gurwitch was kind enough to run the VooDoo Innovations VDI Enforcer Glock 17 (G17) Slide and VDI NON-THREADED BARREL – GLOCK 17 at the range and shoot a short video for us, which you can see below. He also emailed us some range feedback on …Read More »
Ashbury Precision Ordnance APO Custom Shop (APOCS) Builds Custom .338 Lapua Magnum SEFR (SABER Enhanced Factory Rifle) Anti-Materiel/Sniper Rifle(s) for New Action Television Series ‘Shooter’ Premier
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 22, 2016 Speaking of Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) tactical rifles, the APO Custom Shop (APOCS) has apparently built some custom .338 Lapua Magnum SEFR (SABER Enhanced Factory Rifle) anti-materiel/sniper rifles for the premier episode of Shooter. This is, in DefenseReview’s opinion, an excellent choice, since the APO SABER rifle chassis system …Read More »