Prox Dynamics PD-100 BLACK HORNET PRS (Personal Reconnaissance System) Micro Helicopter Drone: Palm-Sized ‘Nano UAS’ Provides Cargo Pocket ISR Capability for Infantry Recon Ops! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 25, 2015 Here at DefenseReview (DR), we particularly appreciate tactical hardware and technology that give general infantry (or, ground infantry) and military Special Operations Forces (SOF) assaulters/operators better situational awareness at the squad level and enable them to do their respective jobs better and safer. The new Prox Dynamics (also written …

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MATBOCK VBSS Robot for Visit, Board Search and Seizure Ops: Maritime Magnetic Marvel Drives Up the Side of the Ship and Sets Your Grapnel Hook! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 24, 2015 Last updated on 5/24/15. The developmental (prototype) MATBOCK VBSS Robot is the first item DefenseReview (DR) covering from NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), since it was one of the two most interesting products we saw at the show, and since we ended up sharing a cab …

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Fresh articles on the way from SOFIC 2015…

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 22, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) just attended SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015) in Tampa, and we saw some innovative new tactical technologies that we’ll be reporting on shortly. So, stay tuned. Don’t change that dial.

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JJFU Aero-Sonic Suppressor 5.56mm Silencer/Sound Suppressor by Jesse James Firearms Unlimted for Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s: Meet the Silent (Metal) Squash of Death

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 17, 2015 While DefenseReview (DR) was attending the U.S. Optics Academy Long-Range Precision Rifle I course launch/writers’ event in the Southern California high desert mountains, we got the chance to view and run a new 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/.223 Rem. suppressor that really impressed us, or, blew us away (pun intended), …

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US Optics Academy Long Range Precision I: Two-Day Precision Rifle/Long Range Interdiction (Sniping) Course with US Marine Corps Sniper/Instructor Tyler Hughes in the Southern California Mountains

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 13, 2015 Last updated on 5/13/15. DefenseReview (DR) recently got back from a very interesting two-day precision rifle/long-range-interdiction (i.e., sniping) course put on by the newly-launched U.S. Optics Academy for gunwriters and other (tactical firearms)industry professionals. This was actually the first long-range precision rifle course we’ve ever taken, due to some …

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DR’s Back. Fresh Articles on the Way.

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 8, 2015 O.k., we’re back from the U.S. Optics Academy shoot (where we had a great time), and are gearing up some fresh articles. In the meantime, stay frosty.

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DR’s at US Optics Academy Precision Rifle Course

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 5, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) is currently up in the Southern California mountains at the US Optics Academy precision rifle event. We’ll publish some fresh articles as soon as we can. The only reason we can publish this quick heads-up is that we’re shooting from the top of the mountain at the …

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Walther PPQ M1 Classic versus Heckler & Koch HK VP9: High-Capacity Polymer-Frame, Striker-Fired Combat/Tactical 9mm Pistol Face-Off!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 28, 2015 Last updated on 4/29/15. Speaking of polymer-frame, striker-fired combat/tactical 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistols, DefenseReview (DR) was curious to know how the Walther PPQ M1 Classic and Heckler & Koch HK VP9 high-capacity polymer-frame, striker-fired pistols stack up against each other, so we asked our friend Dave Pavlick of …

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Beretta ARX-100 Semi-Auto-Only/ARX-160 Select-Fire 5.56mm NATO Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) at Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS) 2015 Day/Night Shoot at ACADEMI Range! (Photos and Videos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 22, 2015 Last updated on 7/21/15. DefenseReview (DR) finally got to really run the Beretta ARX-100 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm)/.223 Rem. semi-auto-only tactical rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) at the range during a tactical carbine course at the 2015 Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS) at ACADEMI (formerly Blackwater), in upper North Carolina. The ARX-100 is the …

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Patriot Ordnance Factory POF-USA Dictator Regulating Gas Block with Straight Gas Tube, and Archangel Ambi (Ambidextrous) Charging Handle(s) for AR-15 and AR-10/SR25 Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s at 2015 NRA Show

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) April 20, 2015 As long as we’re discussing new POF-USA (Patriot Ordnance Factory USA) products, we might as well also give a quick mention to the new POF-USA Dictator Regulating Gas Block with Straight Gas Tube and POF-USA Archangel Ambi Charging Handles (ambidextrous charging handles) for …

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POF-USA PSG 9mm Tactical AR-15-Type Semi-Auto-Only Pistol/Select-Fire Submachine Gun (SMG)/Machine Pistol at NRA 2015!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) April 14, 2015 Last updated on 4/14/15. Patriot Ordnance Factory USA (POF-USA) just introduced their new PSG 9mm tactical AR (AR-15)-type semi-auto-only pistol/select-fire machine pistol/SMG (submachine gun) at the 2015 NRA Show (NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits) in Nashville, Tennessee. Well, POF-USA president/CEO Frank DeSomma initially sent …

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Beretta M9A3/92FS/92G 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol at Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS) 2015!: Range Review Featuring Tactical/Technical Shooting Instructor Ernest Langdon (Videos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 8, 2015 Last updated on 4/13/15. The Beretta APX wasn’t the only Beretta pistol DefenseReview (DR) got to handle at Beretta Tactical Summit 2015. We actually got to shoot the new Beretta M9A3 high-capacity DA/SA semi-auto 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistol during a combat/tactical pistol shooting class with (awesome) tactical/technical shooting …

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Beretta M9A3 High-Capacity 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol with 17-Round Sand-Resistant Magazine and Steiner eOptics SBAL-PL Lightweight, Compact Green Aiming Laser (Laser Sight)/Tactical White Light/Illuminator (Videos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 7, 2015 Last updated on 4/13/15. DefenseReview (DR) got to view and handle the new Beretta M9A3 high-capacity combat/tactical 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistol at SHOT Show 2015, and we came away pretty impressed with it. It sports a smaller, straight-backed grip, a threaded barrel for mounting a muzzle can (silencer/sound …

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