Next Generation Arms NGA X7 Lightweight Mid-Length DGI Tactical AR Carbine/Rifle Run Through CTT-Solutions (CTT-S) Advanced Carbine Course (Photos and Video!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video clips contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos and video clips. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). January 2, 2012 While attending the …

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Happy New Year (and Shooting) from DR! Shot Show 2012 Coming Up…

January 1, 2012 We’d just like to wish all of our readers a very Happy and Healthy New year 2012, and we look forward to seeing some of you at SHOT Show 2012. If you see us there, don’t be afraid to say “hello”. Sincerely, David Crane Owner/Editor-in-Chief DefenseReview.com (DR) defrev (at) gmail (dot) com

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300 AAC Blackout (300BLK, 7.62x35mm)-Caliber Daniel Defense M4 Carbine, Version 5 (DDM4v5, also written DDM4 v5) Mid-Length DGI Tactical AR Carbine/Rifle to Arrive in 2012

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail.com December 30, 2011 Last updated on 1/02/12. Well, it was just a matter of time before Daniel Defense (DD) offered their own 300 AAC Blackout (300BLK) gun and/or complete upper receiver assembly, and that time is apparently soon to come. The first weapon configuration in this caliber will be the Daniel Defense M4 Carbine, …

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Troy Industries BattleRail Alpha and TRX Extreme Lightweight Modular Rail Systems/Tactical Handguards: Ready for a Custom Tactical AR (AR-15) Rifle/Carbine/SBR Build

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com December 28, 2011 Troy BattleRail Alpha (or Alpha BattleRail) Mil-Std-1913 “Picatinny” lightweigt modular rail system/forend rail tube/tactical handguard would appear to be a viable choice for this purpose. Lately, DR has more experience with Daniel Defense (DD) and Samson Manufacturing (Mfg.) rail systems, which are excellent, but we’ve been thinking of giving …

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Vltor TS3 Carbine (Vltor Tactical Sporter Carbine) with Vltor EMod “A5” Combo Kit Stock: Mid-Length DGI Tactical AR (AR-15) Carbine with Some Serious Features!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com December 26, 2011 We here at DefenseReview (DR) are big fans of Vltor Modstocks (telescoping buttstocks), and of the Vltor IMod (Improved Carbine Modstock) stock, in particular. But Modstocks aren’t all they do over there at VLTOR Weapon Systems. In fact, they’re now making complete weapons, and just introduced the Vltor TS3 …

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from DR!

December 25, 2011 DefenseReview (DR) would just like to wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May this holiday season be a great and safe one for you. God bless all of our fighting men and women, and the United States of America. Sincerely, David Crane Owner/Editor-in-Chief DefenseReview.com (DR) defrev (at) gmail (dot) com

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DR Action Video!: DR Runs Adams Arms Evo Ultra-Lite (also written Ultralite) Mid-Length 16″ Piston AR Carbine Upper Receiver, SureFire MAG5-60 60-Shot Quad-Stack 5.56mm Rifle Magazine and Silver State Armory 5.56mm Ammo Through Mike Pannone/CTT-Solutions (CTT-S) Advanced Carbine Course

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video clips contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these materials. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). December 22, 2011 Last updated on 1/02/12. While …

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Not-So-Quiet Shake-Up at Silencer/Sound Suppressor Company: Kevin Brittingham Out at AAC (Advanced Armament Corp.)?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photo Credit: Military Times Gear Scout December 22, 2011 Last updated on 12/24/11. DefenseReview (DR) readers have been sending us heads-up email messages today about our friend Rob Curtis’ Military Times Gear Scout article on Kevin Brittingham’s ouster at Advanced Armament Corp. (AAC). Rob’s reporting that Mr. Brittingham was apparently escorted from …

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DR Range Report: INFORCE WML (Weapon Mounted Light) Tactical White Light/Infrared (IR) Illuminator: A Shooter’s Report (Detailed Range Report with Photos and Video!)

By Jeff Gurwitch All photos and video clips contained in this article are copyrighted. Jeff Gurwitch and DefenseReview.com (DR) own the copyright on them. December 16, 2011 Thanks to the folks at Emissive Energy Corp/INFORCE, I recently got my hands on the new Inforce Weapon Mounted Light (WML for short). Up front, I must say I’m impressed! If it was …

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PenCott-Snowdrift Arctic Camouflage Pattern for Military Infantry Combat Enters Production: New Combat Camo Will Debut at SHOT Show 2012

The following is a Hyde Definition press release: December 15, 2011 PenCott camouflage is being adopted by a growing number of military and law enforcement special operations units. However, when it comes to snow camouflage most military patterns seem to have been developed with the line from the Christmas Carol about King Wenceslas in mind: “when the snow lay round …

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DR Runs KRISS Vector SMG .45 ACP Submachine Gun at the Range in Virginia Beach (Videos!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All video clips contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these materials. The video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). December 12, 2011 Since DefenseReview (DR) writer/contributor Jeff Gurwitch discussed the KRISS …

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Submachine Guns (SMG’s): Outpaced by Today’s Modern Short-Barreled Rifles (SBR’s)/Sub-Carbines, or Still a Viable Tool for Close Quarters Battle/Close Quarters Combat (CQB/CQC)?

By Jeff Gurwitch December 11, 2011 As the title of this articles implies, I’m going to attempt to answer the question "Are submachine guns still a viable tool for CQB?" The quick answer, I would say, is certainly yes! I will also say that it depends on the expected threats you are going to face.  A Quick History Lesson   …

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Adams Arms (AA) Tactical Evo Piston AR (AR-15/M16 Rifle / M4/M4A1 Carbine) Uppers (Upper Receivers) with Samson Evolution Rail System/Tactical Handguards for Martial Combat and Tactical Training (Videos!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com December 4, 2011 Last updated on 12/05/11. DefenseReview (DR) recently published a hands-on review of the Adams Arms (AA) Evo Ultralite ultra-lightweight gas-piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) AR upper receiver, written by DR writer/contributor Jeff Gurwitch. Well, the AA boys have been busy little beavers over there and have developed some more creamy …

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INFORCE WML White/IR (Visible/Infrared) Multifunction Weapon Mounted Light/Tactical Weapons Light for Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBRs: Sleek and Sexy, but is it Ready for Prime Time?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 30, 2011 Last updated on 12/01/11. A company called Emmissive Energy Corp. (EEC) is manufacturing a cool-looking minimalistic and ergonomic visible/IR (Infrared) tactical weapons light (tactical white light) called the INFORCE White/IR Multifunction Weapon Mounted Light (WML) tactical white light, and there’s an interesting thread discussion going on about it on …

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