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A well-known propaganda photo of German Fallschirmjäger charging from a DFS 230 glider upon landing. The DFS 230 was a Luftwaffe assault glider, developed by the Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Segelflug (German Research Institute for Sailplane Flight). Hans Jacobs was the lead designer. It was intended for paratrooper assault operations, carrying ten soldiers with equipment or a payload […]

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Known as TITAN, the Tactical Intelligence Targeting Access Node is a scalable and expeditionary intelligence ground station that leverages space, aerial and terrestrial sensors. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) […]

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A U.S soldier observes the area from a hilltop near the town of Walli Was in Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, on November 5, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Goran Tomasevic […]

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An officer of the German ‘Seebataillon’ (the Naval Infantry of the Bundesmarine) undergoing mountain training in Scotland with the Netherlands Marines (Korps Mariniers) in 2019. The German Seebataillon (Naval Force Protection Battalion) was created in 2014 and consists of eight companies: two on-board operations companies, one coastal operation, mine diving, reconnaissance and support company together […]

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British Paratroopers inside the fuselage of an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley aircraft during training at RAF Ringway, Manchester, August 1942. The Whitley was the RAF’s largest bomber at the outbreak of war. In 1939 it soon became obsolete due to its slowness and vulnerability. It was then handed over to Airborne Forces, who used it for parachute […]

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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 wet protection suits with winter […]

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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. […]

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Qatari special operations personnel conduct a military free-fall friendship jump during a static-line and military free-fall parachute training exercise over Qatar, Aug. 21, 2017. This marked the first event of its kind conducted between the U.S. and Qatar, allowing the enhanced interoperability between special forces personnel from both nations. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff […]

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