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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The U.S. Army’s Next Carbine: Hello Gas Piston/Op-Rod “Enhanced M4/M4A1 Carbine”-Type AR (AR-15), Goodbye Direct Gas Impingement (DGI) Operation?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and some video clips contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos and some of these video clips. Ferfrans Specialties and Falcon Security Group (FSG) own the copyright on some videos contained herein. The accompanying photos and video clips …

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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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