Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Lockheed Martin 60-kilowatt (kW) Fiber-Optic Airborne Laser Weapon being Tested within 18 Months for Future Warfare Applications!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 20, 2017 Here at DefenseReview (DR), we’re big fans of military-grade laser weapons that can be used to shoot vehicles and enemy soldiers from the air (and aircraft from the ground and sea, and have been for some time, now. So, we’re always happy to read about US military laser weapons’ ... Read More »

DIUx/Kratos UTAP-22 Mako and XQ-222 Valkyrie Combat UAS/UAV/Drone Aircraft: Developmental Artificially Intelligent (AI)Attack Aircraft Wingmen on Their Way for Future Warfare!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (KDSS) and Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) June 15, 2017 According to a recent Washington Post piece, it would appear that the EDI UCAV (Extreme Deep Invader Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle), featured in the 2005 film Stealth, is about to come to life as future ... Read More »

3D Printing a Strike Industries SI Megafin Featureless Grip (MFG) for AR-15 and AK-47/AKM Rifle/Carbines

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 13, 2017 As long as we’re discussing Strike Industries (SI) products, we should probably quickly mention the company’s product design and 3D printing capabilities. DefenseReview (DR) is a big fan SI’s product designs AND 3D printing tech in general, so it was quite a treat for us to watch one of ... Read More »

Strike Industries SI Viper PDW Stock Spring-Loaded Telescoping/Retractable Tactical AR-15 Short Barreled Rifle/Personal Defense Weapon (SBR/PDW) Buttstock! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 9, 2017 Strike Industries (SI) recently introduced the SI Viper PDW Stock telescoping/retractable buttstock for tactical AR (AR-15) SBR/PDW’s, at SHOT Show 2017, but unfortunately, DefenseReview (DR) didn’t get to see it OR SI’s other new tactical AR goodies at the show. So, we travelled to the company’s headquarters in California ... Read More »

Velocity Systems SCARAB DLX Lightweight, Minimalist (Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis) Tactical Armor Plate Carrier Tactical Vest! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 2, 2017 DefenseReview (DR) got a chance to examine the new Velocity Systems SCARAB DLX lightweight tactical armor plate carrier/tactical vest at SHOT Show 2017, and we liked what we saw. The new vest sports a lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) minimalist design, triangular laser-cut Cordura//Dyneema molle webbing, D-Ring system shoulder strap fasteners for ... Read More »

‘Special Operations Turned Instructors – Not So Special?’: A Rebuttal. This is What’s so Special about Special Ops…

By Jeff Gurwitch May 30, 2017 ‘Special Operations Turned Instructors – Not So Special?’; that’s the title of an op-ed recently written by Abner Miranda, and published Breach Bang Clear. While Mr. Abner might have some valid points as to why former Special Operators don’t always make for the best shooting instructors, to be honest, with comments like his opening ... Read More »

Happy Memorial Day 2017 from DR

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 29, 2017 DefenseReview (DR) would like to wish our readers and members, and our troops and veterans, a very happy (if somber) and safe Memorial Day. As we remember our fallen, we’d like to once again thank all the great people who are  currently serving our country in our Armed Forces, and ... Read More »

Strike Industries SI Phantom Latchless Ambidextrous (Ambi) Charging Handle with new SI ISO Tabs for Enhanced Combat/Tactical Weapon Ergonomics! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 24, 2017 As long as we’re covering cool new combat/tactical AR (AR-15)/M4/M4A1 Carbine components, DefenseReview (DR) should definitely also discuss the Strike Industries SI Phantom Latchless Ambidextrous (Ambi) Charging Handle, which is going to be available with SI ISO Tabs for ergonomic enhancement, within the next 2-3 months. While the embedded ... Read More »

Geissele Automatics High Speed Selector (HSS): Drop-In, Spring-Loaded 45-Degree Instant On/Off Ambi (Ambidextrous) Full-Auto M4 Carbine/M16 Rifle Selector Switch and Super Select-Fire (SSF) Full-Auto Trigger Kit for More Hits on Fast-Moving Targets! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 23, 2017 Sometimes, it’s the little things that can make all the difference. This is the first new product DefenseReview (DR) is reporting on from SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2017 in Tampa, and for good reason: because it’s potentially very important. It’s called the High-Speed Selector (HSS), and it’s ... Read More »

Angel Armor Truth SNAP Concealable Magnetic Hard Armor Plates and RISE Plate Carrier System!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 18, 2017 A company called Angel Armor is making some very interesting tactical armor plates called Truth SNAP, and they’ve integrated it with a tactical armor plate carrier called the RISE. The “SNAP” part’s the interesting part, as the plates snap together with magnets, allowing you to instantly up-armor or down-armor ... Read More »