Glock 43 (G43) Single-Stack ‘Slim-Line’ Sub-Compact 9mm Pistol for Concealed Carry (CCW) and Combat/Tactical Shooting Applications: It’s Finally Here! (Photos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit:¬†Glock, Inc. March 20,2015 Glock just released information on their new single-stack “slim-line” 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO sub-compact pistol, called the Glock 43 (G43)–and they’ve got a nice new website specifically for it. FINALLY. This is BIG news, for which DefenseReview (DR) has been waiting a LONG time, long before the Glock …

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Strike Industries SI G2 AR Mega Fins Two-Piece Drop-In Heptagonal Free-Float KeyMod Modular Tactical Handguard/Rail System for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries March 17,2015 Strike Industries (SI) recently introduced the new SI two-piece drop-in G2 AR Mega Fins heptagonal free-float KeyMod modular tactical handguard/Mil-Std-1913 “Picatinny” rail system with “extremely solid lock-up”. The new SI G2 Mega Fins rail can be installed in minutes with no gunsmithing required. G2 AR Mega …

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American Defense Manufacturing ADM UIC (Universal Improved Carbine) MOD 3 5.56mm NATO/300 Blackout (300BLK) Semi-Auto-Only Tactical AR Carbine/SBR with Adjustable Gas Block and Ambi Controls: Customized with Modern Outfitters TigerStripe and Crye MultiCam Combat Camouflage Coatings/Finishes! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 11, 2015 Last updated on 5/29/15. The ADM UIC-10A 7.62mm tactical AR (AR-10/SR-25-type) carbine wasn’t the only gun DefenseReview (DR) viewed and handled at the American Defense Manufacturing (ADM) /ADM Firearms booth at SHOT Show 2015. We also got to examine two two customized ADM UIC (Universal Improved Carbine) MOD 3 …

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American Defense Manufacturing ADM UIC-10A AR-10/SR-25-Type 7.62mm/.308 Universal Improved Carbine Tactical AR Carbine/SBR: Semi-Auto-Only AR Battle Rifle/Carbine with Ambi Controls! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 9, 2015 Last updated on 3/12/15. American Defense Manufacturing (ADM), long known for making superlative mounts for tactical AR (AR-15) accessories, is now making some pretty cool complete rifles. To that end, ADM COO John Gross recently showed DefenseReview (DR) a prototype piece of beautiful ballistic badassery known as the ADM …

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Serbu SU-15 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) Gas Piston/Op-Rod Tactical AR-15 Short Barreled Rifle and Semi-Auto-Only Carbine(s) with Skeletonized Folding Stock: No Buffer Tube! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 5, 2015 Serbu Firearms had an interesting new short-stroke gas piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) tactical AR (AR-15) SBR/PDW (Short Barreled Rifle/PDW) with skeletonized folding stock called the SU-15 PDW at SHOT Show 2015. The Serbu SU-15 PDW’s piston/op-rod system is interesting. Serbu CEO Mark Serbu described the operating system/mechanism during DefenseReview’s …

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Strike Industries SI Gun Universal (Optics) Mount (GUM) for Mounting Mini Red Dot Combat Optics/Reflex Sights like Trijicon RMR and DOCTER Sight III on Glock Pistols

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) March 4, 2015 Last updated on 3/06/15. If you’re not quite ready to go all high-end with an Arsenal Democracy AD Blackside or Zev Technologies GlockWORX customized Glock combat/tactical pistol package, then you might want to look at the Strike Industries SI G.U.M., or Gun Universal (Optics) …

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Bravo Company Manufacturing (BCM) BCMGUNFIGHTER Stock Field Review: Compact, Slim-Profile with ‘Bombproof’ Lock-Up for Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR’s Intended for Combat and 3-Gun Competition (Video!)

By Jeff Gurwitch February 27, 2015 Being no stranger to BCM (Bravo Company Manufacturing) products, I used both a BCMGUNFIGHTER MOD 1 pistol grip and BCM ambidextrous charging handle down range during my last tour on my MK18 carbine (see Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR Aftermarket Accessories for Military Combat Applications: The Competition-to-Combat Crossover, Part 2). I think they definitely hit the …

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CMMG Mk47 MUTANT T/AKM/AKM2: AK/AR-15 Hybrid 7.62x39mm Russian Tactical Rifle/Carbine Fires Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM Cartridge with AR-15 Capability and Controls! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 25, 2015 Last modified on 2/26/15. The M+M M10X wasn’t the only interesting 7.62x39mm Russian-caliber tactical rifle/carbine DefenseReview (DR) saw at SHOT Show 2015, no sir. The brand new and very interesting CMMG Mk47 MUTANT T/AKM/AKM2 AK/AR (AR-15) hybrid tactical carbine appeared to be a big hit at the company’s booth, …

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Arsenal Democracy AD PDW 8.5″ 5.56mm/300 Blackout (300BLK) Tactical AR-15 SBR (Short Barreld Rifle) with AD-PDW Stock Minimalist Buttstock and Ambi Controls for Dynamic CQB/CQC Gunfighting, Military PSD, and Vehicle Ops! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 22, 2015 The AD Blackside Glock pistols weren’t the only new combat/tactical goodies Arsenal Democracy (AD) showed DefenseReview (DR) in their Aria Sky Suite. We also got to view and handled the new select-fire/full-auto AD PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) 8.5-inch (8.5″)-barreled 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO/.223 Rem.)/300 Blackout (300BLK) tactical AR SBR …

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Arsenal Democracy AD Blackside Glock Pistol Packages: Customized Combat/Tactical Pistols with AD SwiTch Aluminum Glock Trigger, DOCTER Sight III Bronze 3.5 MOA, Trijicon Night Sight Suppressor Set and Storm Lake Threaded QPQ Barrel for Silencer/Sound Suppressors! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 17, 2015 Last updated on 2/22/15. A small boutique weapons builder called Arsenal Democracy (AD) is currently on a tactical tear, building and customizing combat/tactical pistols and AR (AR-15/AR-10/SR-25) rifle/carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) for military Special Operations Forces (SOF) assaulters/operators, law enforcement SWAT operators, and civilian tactical shooters, but we’re going …

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Newest/Latest MagPul PMags Round-Up: Meet the Sand PMAG 30 AR/M4 Gen M3 Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Magazine, PMAG 17 GL9 Glock 17 (G17) 9mm Mag, PMAG D-60 AR/M4, 5.56×45 60-Shot 5.56mm NATO Drum Mag, and PMAG 30 AK/AKM 7.62x39mm Mag with Steel Inserts! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 8, 2015 Last updated on 2/09/15. Sometimes it’s the little things that are some of the biggest hits at industry shows, and at SHOT Show 2015, four of them were the new MagPul Industries mags (magazines), specifically the MagPul Sand PMAG 30 AR/M4 Gen M3 Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Magazine, MagPul PMAG 17 …

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Brugger & Thomet B&T AP556 Select-Fire and Semi-Auto-Only Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s: More Gas Piston/Op-Rod Rifle Goodness with Ambi Controls! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 3, 2015 As long as we’re on the subject of cool new non-AR-type tactical rifle/carbines we should probably mention the new Brugger & Thomet (B&T) AP556, which, according to DefenseReview’s (DR) understanding, will be available in both select-fire/full-auto assault rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) and civilian-legal semi-auto-only tactical rifle/carbine models in the …

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M+M M10X 7.62x39mm AK-Type Long-Stroke Gas Piston/Op-Rod Tactical Rifle/Carbine with 5-Position Adjustable Gas Block! (DR Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 30, 2015 One of the fun things about SHOT Show is seeing products you didn’t expect to see there, especialy when they’re just being carried around at the show by smaller company personnel. The M+M M10X 7.62x39mm Russian AK-type long-stroke gas piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) semi-auto-only tactical rifle/carbine is one of …

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DRD Tactical KIVAARI AR-Type Quick-Takedown Semi-Auto .338 Lapua Magnum Anti-Materiel/Sniper Rifle/Carbine for some SERIOUSLY Long-Range, Manpackable Shootin’ n’ Scootin’!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 29, 2015 If you happened by the Hensoldt booth at SHOT Show 2015, you might have noticed a rather badass-looking AR-type semi-auto quick-take-down .338 Lapua Magnum (LM) anti-materiel/sniper rifle/carbine made by DRD Tactical, alled the KIVAARI. The DRD Kivaari doesn’t just look badass. It IS badass, especially when you consider it’s …

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