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Climbing on icy waterfalls is more than just an extraordinary sport. During various military operations, it may be necessary for soldiers to climb on such ice formations. That's why Army Mountain Guides conduct annual training on climbing vertical ice in the Bavarian Alps in Mittenwald. Due to the cold and...

Marine Raiders Moving from West Coast to East Coast

Marine Corps "Raiders" will be saying goodbye to California as the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command has officially announced that its entire elite special operations force will be consolidated on the East Coast. [caption id="attachment_6962" align="aligncenter" width="1525"] Marine Raiders with 1st Marine Raider Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special...

SHOT Show 2020: Tactical White Out with Wild Things Gear Overwhites 2.0

Written by Richard Kilgore. Wild Things Gear has updated the overwhites they build for use by folks who work in snowy and icy places - this probably comes as no surprise to those folks who're familiar with their superb line of inclement weather gear. WTG's overwhites have seen a number of...

Robinson Armament update on M-96 re-launch

The M96 Expeditionary Rifle / Carbine was designed along the lines of the Stoner 63 Weapon system and was designed so that it could be built as a carbine, rifle, top fed, or belt fed weapon.  Robinson Armament Co. made the M96 from 1999-2005 in carbine, rifle, and top-fed magazine...

SHOT Show 2020: Sage Signature Series from Agency Arms and Aaron Cowan

Written by Richard Kilgore. Aaron Cowan, the founder and HMFIC of Sage Dynamics, has teamed up with Agency Arms to develop a new Sage Dynamics limited edition series of signature pistols. The platform will be offered in two configurations: the V1 and V2, both based on the (user-supplied) Glock 45....

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Royal Marines of 45 Commando during the final phases of their winter deployment in northern Norway. Photo credit: Royal Navy, Crown Copyright 2020.

SIG’s New Belt-Fed Machine Gun at SHOT Show 2020

It's no secret that SIG-SAUER USA is like an unstoppable juggernaut of very impressive new products that just keeps winning in every category they operate in. On the defense market front, one of their most interesting and innovative new offerings is the company's .338 Norma Magnum (MG-338) medium machine gun....

UF PRO now in the USA!

Slovenian tactical clothing supremo-brand UF PRO has taken a major step forward in its evolution and has just successfully launched a U.S. webstore! From now on, customers in the US can get all of the cool stuff from UF PRO without the hassle. That means; all prices in US $...

U.S. Air Force Uses Russian Mi-24 Hind Gunships in Training

The 55th RQS Phase Training Program is a constantly developing program that focuses on the squadron’s readiness to deploy to an austere and contested location and conduct military operations. The fourth iteration of this Phase Training Program was held Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Nov. 19-21, 2019. What made this...

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The Royal Marines of Commando Helicopter Force put Joint Helicopter Command personnel through their paces during Arctic survival training ahead of flying sorties in the skies over northern Norway. Photo credit: Royal Marines, Crown Copyright 2020.