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Heckler & Koch to supply US Army Squad Designated Marksman Rifle

Heckler & Koch Defense Inc. is gearing up to deliver between 5,000 and 6,000 complete rifle weapon systems to the US Amy, which plans to deploy them as M110A1 Squad Designated Marksman Rifles (SDMR). The new HK rifle is a variant of the 7.62 mm G28/HK417. Under terms of the...

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Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team West members fast-rope from a 176th Wing, 210th Rescue Squadron Alaska Air National Guard UH-60G Pave Hawk at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. 22, 2019, during a joint service training exercise. The MSRT West members maintain a ready alert force to support Coast Guard...

US Coast Guard Capture Semi-Submersible Drug Smuggling Vessel

You've probably already seen the dramatic video footage of the moment when the US Coast Guard caught up with a suspected drug-smuggling vessel off the Pacific coast of California this week. If you haven't, or if you want to just enjoy it one more time, check it out below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmautelNq5Q...

SIG SAUER Modular Handgun System Receives Full-Material Release

SIG SAUER, Inc. in conjunction with Winchester Ammunition, is proud to announce the SIG SAUER Modular Handgun System (MHS) has officially received notification of Full-Material Release (FMR) from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Soldier, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. The MHS is collectively comprised of the SIG SAUER M17 Full-Size, and...

Team Wendy® Releases Next Generation EXFIL® Carbon Helmet

Cleveland-based Team Wendy® has announced the release of key updates to its EXFIL® Carbon helmet, including an enhanced Zorbium® foam liner system and updated sizing options. These updates allowed the helmet to fulfill the necessary requirements sought by the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) in its tendering process, and...

Rheinmetall – Systems for drones defence

There can be no question that drones are a very big thing these days. Military and law enforcement units around the world are adding them to their arsenals, and operational scenarios, at a rapid rate, and the use of "hobby" drones for criminal purposes by hostile elements and groups has...

US Army Colonel taking ‘giant leap’ into space

Fifty years after Neil Armstrong said, "One small leap for man, one giant leap for mankind," during the historic Apollo 11 moon landing, one American Soldier will take the next "giant leap" into space. Col. Andrew Morgan, astronaut and Army emergency physician, is counting down to his launch for a...

Special Forces Soldiers train with Polish and Latvian allies in West Virginia

West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) Special Forces Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) recently completed the first irregular and unconventional warfare training iteration for members of the Polish Territorial Defense Forces and Latvian Zemmessardze as a part of the Ridge Runner program in West Virginia....

LWRCI Releases SMG .45

CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND (7/3/2019): One of the most exciting product releases in LWRCI™ company history is finally here. LWRCI™ announces the release of its first pistol-caliber carbine – the SMG-45. This highly-anticipated SMG model combines the company’s experience on the AR platform with an innovative delayed-blowback/short-recoil operating system that delivers a...

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A U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Group flies in a formation in support of the 75th anniversary commemoration of D-Day over France, June 5, 2019.   U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez