300 AAC Blackout (300BLK / 7.62x35mm) Ammo Sale on Black Friday!: PNW Arms Announces Special Offer on Special Round

The following is a PNW Arms press release: November 21, 2011, Issaquah, WA – The traditional Black Friday starts the holiday sale season.  What is more appropriate than a sale of 300 BLK ammunition? As a high tech manufacturer of precision ammunition and advanced weapons, PNW Arms typically reserves discounts for its distributors and retail partners.  For this special holiday, …

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300 AAC Blackout (300BLK / 7.62x35mm) LVAW (Low-Visibility Assault Weapon) Honey Badger Suppressed Tactical AR (AR-15) SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)/Sub-Carbine Demo Video, and 300 BLK SIG516 (also written SIG 516) Heads-Up

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 19, 2011 A two days ago (Thursday), DefenseReview (DR) received a heads-up from our friend Rob Silvers at AAC (Advanced Armament Corp.) about SIG SAUER offering a 300 AAC Blackout (300BLK / 7.62x35mm)-version SIG516 (also written SIG 516) gas piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) tactical AR carbine (AR-15 carbine) for the civilian …

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Orion Design Group (ODG) ODTDM-2 Arid-Environment/Multi-Environment/Multi-Terrain/Multispectral Military Combat Camo (Camouflage) Pattern/”Individual Signature Management” Technology Makes Cover of SureFire “Combat Tactics” Magazine Fall 2011 Issue (Photo!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 17, 2011 Last edited/updated on 11/18/11. DefenseReview (DR) readers may or may not be aware that your humble correspondent has three articles in the current issue of SureFire Combat Tactics Magazine (Fall 2011 issue) titled “Looking for a Ghost in a Haystack”, “Vital & Virtuous: Colt’s M4”, and the cover gun …

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Smith & Wesson (S&W) Bodyguard 380 Lightweight Sub-Compact .380 ACP Pistol with L3 Insight Technology Laser Sight for Civilian Concealed Carry (CCW) and Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Back-Up Use

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). November 14, 2011 Since we just mentioned the Smith & Wesson (S&W) Bodyguard 380 lightweight …

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Ruger LCP .380 ACP and Ruger LC9 9mm Semi-Auto Pistols: Streamlined, Lightweight Subcompact “Pocket” Pistols for Concealed Carry (CCW)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All non-studio photos contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). The studio photos of the LCP-LM and LC9-LM pistols belong to Sturm, Ruger & …

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Happy Veterans Day 2011!

We’ve been on travel all week (and all day, today) here at DR (I’m writing this post from a plane, right now), but we’d like to wish all our Veterans a slightly belated Happy Veterans Day. God bless you guys, and thanks for keeping the rest of us safe! Sincerely, David Crane Owner/Editor-in-Chief DefenseReview.com (DR) defrev (at) gmail (dot) com

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Smith & Wesson (S&W) M&P4 Enhanced/Improved M4/M4A1 Carbine-Type Tactical AR Carbine Pulled from U.S. Army Individual Carbine (IC) Competition (Photos!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photos Credit: Rob Curtis, Military Times Gear Scout November 8, 2011 The Smith & Wesson M&P4 has reportedly been pulled from the U.S. Army Individual Carbone competition. A Military Times Gear Scout piece written by Rob Curtis explained it thus: “He [S&W VP of Military Programs David Holt] explained the company’s decision not to compete in …

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Condor STRYKE (Single-Point/Two-Point) and COBRA (Single-Point) Bungee Tactical Slings for Your Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR: Now in A-TACS and MultiCam Camo Patterns!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 7, 2011 While we're on the subject of tactical slings (tactical rifle slings), we should perhaps mention the Condor STRYKE single-point/two-point bungee tactical sling and Condor COBRA single-point bungee tactical sling, which are both now available in MultiCam AND A-TACS (Advanced TActical Camouflage System) camo patterns, perhaps the two most popular …

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Tactical Rifle Slings for Close Quarters Battle/Close Quarters Combat (CQB/CQC) and Tactical 3-Gun Competition Applications: Finding the Right One for You!

By Jeff Gurwitch November 5, 2011 For the first few years of my Army career, from 1990 to about 1997, I had roughly two choices when it came to rifle slings in the military: 1) the standard-issue sling designed to carry your rifle over your shoulder, or 2) go homemade. Then, with the introduction of the SOPMOD program in the …

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ORAL I.V. Combat Hydration Fluid: Revolutionary Crystalloid Electrolyte Rapid Rehydration Fluid (CERRF) Rewrites the Book on Tactical Hydration/Rehydration for Military Infantry Warfighters, Competitive Shooters and Civilian Tactical Shooters!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 2, 2011 The human body is supposedy 55%-75% water by weight, depending on whether it's male or female, fat or thin, and how old it is. Regardless, there's a lot of water in us, and this water, along with the requisite electrolytes, must be constantly replenished due to secretion (persperation/sweating), excretion …

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MBDA TiGER (Tactical Grenade Extended Range) Small UAS/UAV (SUAS/SUAV)/Mini-Flying Bomb/”Kamikaze Drone” for Tactical Reconnaissance and Precision-Kill Missions is Low-Observable, Seriously Lethal: Kitty’s got a temper!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All indoor photos contained in this article except for the dual 40mm warhead photo were shot by DefenseReview.com at SOFIC 2010 or SOFIC 2011, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). The …

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Beretta ARX-160 (also written ARX160) Modular Assault Rifle/Carbine/SBR Demo Video and Interview Transcript from SOFIC 2011: Military Special Operations Forces (SOF), Law Enforcement Officers (LEO’s), and Civilian Tactical Shooters Get Tactical Rifle/Carbine with Ambi (Ambidextrous) Controls, Side-Switchable Charging Handle, and Quick-Change Barrel (QCB) System!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and the first two (top two) 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 accompanying photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). …

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AeroVironment (AV) Switchblade Backpackable/Manpackable “Kamikaze Drone” SUAV/Mini-UAS (Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle/Mini-Unmanned Aircraft System) “Over-the-Ridge” Precision-Kill Weapon: Tactical Reconnaissance Meets Low-Order-Detonation Lethality

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com October 21, 2011 Last edited/updated on 10/24/11. DefenseReview (DR) is a big fan of armed/weaponized UAS/UAVs (Unmanned Aircraft System/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles)/"drones", due to their precision, efficiency, and effectiveness against the enemy, both physically and psychologically. Understand that weaponized unmanned aerial/aircraft systems don't just kill the enemy. They also instill a high degree …

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