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Old Time Design Company Arnhem Paratrooper Photo Study – Part 2

In honor of the the heroic actions of the British 1st Airborne Division during "Operation Market-Garden" in September 1944, the Old Time Design Company have published a second part to their photo study of a typical British Paratrooper of the time... Upon landing, this Parachutist removes his parachute harness readies...

The Men Who Photographed The Battle of Arnhem

The Army Film and Photographic Unit was a subdivision of the British armed forces set up on 24 October 1941, to record military events in which the British and Commonwealth armies was engaged. AFPU photographers and cameramen were recruited from all over the Army, with many of them having been...

SIG AIR Reflex Sight Now Shipping

SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the SIG AIR Reflex Sight is now shipping! Designed to fit the SIG AIR M17 pellet pistol, and SIG ProForce M17 and M18 airsoft pistol, this low profile 1x23mm reflex sight features a wide field of view and 3 MOA red dot.  The manual...

Dave’s Custom Airsoft Presents Exquisite HK11 / HK21 LMG Replica

Dave’s Custom Airsoft Ltd. in the UK has been busy for the past few months, building something that is without doubt probably the most realistic (and expensive) custom airsoft version of the HK11 and HK21 LMGs from Heckler & Koch ever made. There have been rumors and promises for years...

Primary Arms Optics Earn NTOA Recommendations

Primary Arms Optics has received six new ratings from the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA), which evaluates products based on their performance in tactical law enforcement applications. The NTOA’s testing draws from real-world performance, evaluating products by their build quality, ease-of-use, design features, and practicality for law enforcement operations. These...

Old Time Design Company Arnhem Paratrooper Photo Study

In honor of the 76th anniversary of "Operation Market-Garden" and the heroic action of the British 1st Airborne Division at Arnhem, our friends at the Old Time Design Company have published a fantastic recreation of how typical troopers would have been dressed and equipped for the drop. Part 1: Men...

Sweden Introduces New Copyright Protected Camouflage Pattern

In conjunction with the upcoming introduction of the new-style Nordic Combat Uniform, the Swedish Ministry of Defence has announced a new version of their tried-and-tested M90 pattern for camouflage clothing. [caption id="attachment_8121" align="alignnone" width="1501"] Swedish soldiers, assigned to the Air Defence Regiment, visit U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 7th Air...

Friday Foto

The exercise "FALL WIND 2020" has mobilized nearly 500 Legionnaire paratroopers throughout Balagne for a week. The first phase involved dropping divers of the nautical company at sea from French Air Force helicopters to scout the enemy bastion of the Ile Rousse. After 36 hours of fierce fight in the...

Heckler & Koch HK433 – what now?

Many people were surprised by the announcement earlier this week that the Bundeswehr has chosen the Haenel MK556 as its new assault rifle system - snubbing both the HK416 and the HK433 in the process. The stated reasoning was that the Haenel rifle, which is essentially a German rebrand of...

Haenel MK556 to Replace HK G36 for the Bundeswehr

According to a breaking story by the German language defense publication 'Soldat & Technik', the MK556 from CG Haenel emerged as the winner of the German MOD’s competition for a new assault rifle to replace the current Heckler & Koch G-36. Official confirmation from the Federal Ministry of Defense is...