Vectronix/Optics 1 COTI (Clip On Thermal Imager) Thermal/IR (Infared) Monocular Helmet Mounted Display (HMD)/Weapons Sight for Infantry Warfighters

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com September 18, 2011 Allison Barrie of Fox News just wrote a piece about the Vectronix/Optics 1 COTI (Clip On Thermal Imager) "clip and go" overlay clip-on thermal/IR (infrared) ("long-wave IR") monocular HMD (Helmet Mounted Device) as if it's a new concept in soldier/warfighter equipment/gear, and labeling it "Predator-style vision". The COTI can …

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Beretta Nano Sub-Compact Pistol: 9mm Parabellum (9x19mm NATO)/.40 S&W Polymer-Framed Sub-Compact Pistol Goes Up Against the Big Boys in the Concealed Carry (CCW) Arena

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com   September 16, 2011 Last updated on 7/02/12. DefenseReview (DR) just watched an in-house-produced demo video (demonstration video) on the new Beretta Nano (BU9) polymer-framed lightweight (17.67 ounces) subcompact 9mm/.40 S&W semi-auto pistol, which was designed first and foremost to handle the .40 S&W cartridge, and will soon be offered in 9mm …

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Revision Military BATLSKIN (“Battle Skin”) Modular Head Protection System (MHPS) Lightweight Ballistic Combat Helmet, Visor and Mandibular Guard/Ballistic Face Shield: Complete Ballistic Maxillofacial Protection (Facial Armor) for the 21st Century Warfighter

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Revision Military September 14, 2010 Last updated on 9/18/11. Revision Military recently released photos and info on the Revision Military BATLSKIN (Pronounced "Battle Skin") Modular Head Protection System (MHPS) (formerly Revision Modular Protective Attachment System, or Revision MPAS) lightweight ballistic combat helmet, visor and (ballistic) mandibular guard/maxillofacial (lower face and …

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Victor Company Introduces ViperSkins AICS Parts Upgrade Kit for Accuracy International (AI) Arctic Warfare (AW) Anti-Materiel/Sniper Rifle Series Aluminum Rifle Stock/Chassis System

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com September 13, 2011 Back in March, DefenseReview (DR) published a short piece on the Accu-Stack Comb Riser for Accuracy International (AI) Arctic Warfare (AW) series anti-materiel/sniper rifles and the entertaining video featuring "Major Fox", both brought to you by the good folks at Victor Company USA. Well, the company is back with …

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Nemesis Arms Vanquish Mini-Windrunner-Type Lightweight Modular/Multi-Caliber Breakdown Sniper/Anti-materiel Rifle for Military Special Operations Combat and Civilian Tactical Shooting Applications: Nasty Little Piece of Manpackable/Backpackable Ballistic Business!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com (DR), 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). September 12, 2011 Last updated on 9/14/11. A company called Nemesis Arms has designed …

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ICE-15 (Impingement Carbine-Enhanced) Modified/Optimized Direct-Gas-Impingment (DGI) Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR with Forward-Mounted Ambi-Charger (Ambidextrous Charging Handle) and Folding Stock: Best of All AR Worlds?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com September 6, 2011 All photos from SHOT Show 2011 in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). The rest of the photos …

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Camelbak Ambush AB 500, Thermobak AB, and Linchpin Tactical Hydration Packs/Reservoirs with Direct Armor Attachment System (D.A.A.S.): Strap your tactical hydration directly to your tactical armor plate carrier/tactical vest system!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). September 5, 2011 At present, when DefenseReview (DR) goes with …

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DR Heads-Up: Jason Falla of Redback One (RB1) Combat Training Systems Conducting Advanced Hostage Rescue Course at ITI Training in West Point, VA

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Redback One (RB1) September 1, 2011 DefenseReview (DR) has been informed that dynamic tactical Australian sensation, Jason Falla of Redback One (RB1) Combat Training Systems, will be conducting a very cool 5-day Advanced Hostage Rescue Course for law enforcement (and military?) personnel at International Training, Inc. (ITI Training) (West Point, …

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Troy Industries Powered Rail System and Tactical Rifle Accessories for Tactical AR Rifles/Carbines/SBRs: Centrally-Powered Integrated Tactical Aiming Laser Battle Sight Mount and 45-Degree Mini-Red Dot Sight Mount (DR Exclusive!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 30, 2011 Last updated on 9/03/11. It’s been a looong time since DefenseReview (DR) has done a story on Troy Industries products. There’s no reason for this, really, other than that we haven’t had any kind of relationship with the company. It’s been difficult to reach people there (Troy) to get …

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TEA INVISIO Digital Ears X50 System Digital In-Ear Bone-Conduction Tactical Comms (Tactical Communications) Headset with X50 Multi-Com PTT (Push-To-Talk) Button Module for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) and LE SWAT Operators

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). August 26, 2011 Las updated on 9/14/11. Two days ago, …

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U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force (REF) and SOCOM (USSOCOM) Order 385 ReconRobotics Recon Scout XT Surveillance and Reconnaissance Micro-Robot Kits: $5.8 Million U.S. Military Contract Award!

The following is a ReconRobotics press release (photo(s) credit: ReconRobotics): Last updated on 8/24/11. ReconRobotics Awarded $5.8 Million in U.S. Military Contracts Miniature Recon Scout reconnaissance robots designed to protect dismounted soldiers EDINA, Minn. – (August 23, 2011) ReconRobotics, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a series of contracts by the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force and the …

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Silencerco Firearm Suppressors/Gun Silencers Acquires SWR Manufacturing (Southeastern Weaponry Research)

The following is a Silencerco press release: August 16th – Salt Lake City, UT – Silencerco, the leader in firearm suppressors manufacturing has acquired SWR manufacturing. The acquisition, which was agreed to on August 9th, will serve the industry and consumers by combining the forces of two companies that have a common history of innovative products and superb customer service.  …

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OTTE Gear Recce/Overwatch Anorak: High-End, High-Tech Tactical/Combat Soft Shell Hoodie Sniper Jacket (Pullover Type) with Crye MultiCam Camouflage Pattern and Ghillie Platform for Snipers, Recce Operators/Assaulters and Civilian Tactical Shooters

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos of the Otte Gear Recce Anorak at SHOT Show 2011 contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). All photos …

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Silencerco Osprey and 22Sparrow Rectangular Polygonal Muzzle Cans (Gun Silencers/Sound Suppressors) for Tactical Pistols, Rifles/Carbines/SBRs, and PDWs

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). August 19, 2011 Gun silencers/sound suppressors, or “muzzle cans”, for …

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