Earn Your Jump Wings with the MFTS

Thanks to our friends at SPARTANAT.com we can bring you this special report. Article originally published in German language on SPARTANAT.com For many people, learning to jump out of a completely functional aircraft is either a dream to pursue by joining the military – or just remaining an impossible dream. But thanks to the MFTS […]

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Friday Foto – National Airborne Day

August 16, 1940, marks the date of the first official U.S. Army parachute jump at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Although the US lagged behind other nations in the development and deployment of Airborne Forces, US airborne units went on to fight valiantly on every front in WWII, and were critical to the Allies success. Today, airborne […]

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Operation Dragoon 75

Today, 75 years ago:  August 15, 1944. U.S. paratroopers from the 517th PIR patrol a road after landing in Southern France during Operation Dragoon. Operation Dragoon (initially Operation Anvil) was the code name for the Allied invasion of Southern France on 15 August 1944. The operation was initially planned to be executed in conjunction with Operation […]

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Operation Dragoon 75th Anniversary

This week marks the 75th anniversary of  Operation Dragoon, the Allied invasion of Provence, on August 15, 1944 – just two months after the famous Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6. The invasion involved 400,000 troops from the US, France (including from former colonies), Britain, and Canada. The assault was launched at 7.15 p.m. on […]

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Rheinmetall’s New 60mm Mortar for Infantry and Special Forces

Compact, lightweight mortars help light infantry and special operations forces bring indirect fire support to wherever and whenever it’s needed. Dropping mortar shells on top of entrenched opponents at distances beyond which they can lay down suppressive fire with small arms also enables light forces to gain a tactical battlefield advantage.  For these very reasons, Rheinmetall […]

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CONCAMO GhostHood Product Spotlight

If you follow tactical industry news out of Europe then you’ve probably heard of CONCAMO from Germany that launched last year. CONCAMO has also recently launched an intriguing new product family called GHOSTHOOD. Our friends at Airsoft and MilSim News Blog recently got their hands on a set and published a sneak-peak review of their […]

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