By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 26, 2009 Back on June 7, 2009, DefenseReview published a heads-up piece on the new Ruger SR-556 gas piston/op-rod AR-15 tactical carbine. In that piece I wrote this: “One of the things were going to investigate is whether or not the SR556 is completely debugged, or whether it has the normal/usual …Read More »
Boberg XR9 and XR9-Shorty (XR9S) Ultra-Compact Subcompact Semi-Auto 9mm Pocket Pistols for Concealed Carry (CCW) Applications
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 17, 2009 A company called Boberg EngineeringRead More »
BAE/Vectronix Laser Target Locator Module (LTLM): Thermal/IR Binoculars with Laser Rangefinder for Locating and Targeting the Enemy at Night
By David Crane August 13, 2009 BAE Systems has just won a five-year, $347 million ($347M) to produce, maintain, and provide logistical support for 200 digital handheld Laser Target Locator Modules (LTLM) per month for the U.S. Army for an indefinite period of time, presumably until the $347M runs out, unless the contract is extended. BAE is partnering with Swiss …Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 6, 2009 Daniel Defense, Inc. (DD) out of Black Creek, Georgia (GA) is now making complete AR-15 tactical carbines. The first DD tactical AR carbine being introduced is the Daniel Defense M4 (DDM4) Carbine 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.223 Rem. AR-15 tactical carbine. DefenseReview got a chance to view and handle the …Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 27, 2009 On July 7, 2009, Army Times published an article by Matt Cox (Matthew Cox) titled Army acquires rights to M4. It’s an interesting piece on the Colt M4 Carbine (Colt M4/M4A1 Carbine). However, according to one of DefenseReview’s contacts at Colt Defense, Cox’s article is…how can I put this …Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 23, 2009 DefenseReview received an email message from one of our professional contacts this past Sunday about Dick Swan’s company, Atlantic Research Marketing Systems Inc. (A.R.M.S. Inc.), winning a $1.8 million (1.8M) judgement earlier this month against Troy Industries, Inc. in a federal lawsuit. An A.R.M.S. Inc. press release, dated July …Read More »
U.S. Senator John Thune Thune (South Dakota) Offers Concealed Carry (CCW) Amendment to Federal Defense Authorization Bill
The following is a press release from the office of U.S. Senator John Thune, South Dakota: July 20th, 2009 – Washington, D.C. – Senator John Thune hasRead More »
By Mike Chung July 14, 2009 As a long time black rifle enthusiast, I’ve bought and tried out many AR-15 related products for my own consumption. With the recently increased interest in the AR-15 rifle/carbine platform, dozens of “accessory” companies have sprouted. Anyone that’s into quality knows that a good chunk of these items on the market are junk, but …Read More »
FN FNP-45 High-Capacity .45ACP Semi-Auto Combat Pistol: Where does it fit in the tactical .45 pistol race?
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 13, 2009 While FN Herstal is much better known for its assault rifles (M16A4, etc.) and machine guns (M249 SAW, M240 MMG/GPMG, MK46, MK48, etc.), the company has also developed a line of pistols. One of them is the FN FNP-45 high-capacity (14+1 shots) .45ACP (also written .45 ACP) semi-auto pistol, …Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Several weeks ago, DefenseReview had an interesting conversation with Ralph Lermayer, Editor ofRead More »
DefenseReview Looking for Combat Videos, Tactical Equipment/Gear Information, and Important News from the Field.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com DefenseReview is currently looking for outside content, including interesting never-before-seen combat videos,Read More »
Happy 4th of July 2009 from DefenseReview!…and don’t forget what freedom and the Second Amendment are really about.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com We hope that all of our readers are having a great (and safe) 4th of July weekend, so far. As you’re celebrating the day and enjoying that barbeque, don’t forget what it took the Founding Fathers to win this country from the British Crown–and keep it. A big part of the ongoing …Read More »
Super-Thin, Super-Light, Durable and Cheap Bendable/Flexible OLED (FOLED) Display Technology on the Way for U.S. Military’s Future Soldiers?
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photo Credit: Universal Display Corporation (UDC) June 30, 2009 Article last updated on 7/03/09. Last October (2008), DefenseReview reportedRead More »
KRISS Super V Vector XSMG .45ACP Submachine Gun (SMG) on Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Weapons Episode of “Ultimate Weapons” on The Military Channel
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com The KRISS Super V Vector .45ACP XMSMG submachine gun (SMG) .45 ACP submachine gunRead More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com While DefenseReview’s focus is on military defense and tactical technology,Read More »