USSOCOM Coxswain Helmet System Contract Awarded for Ops-Core® FAST SF Carbon Composite Helmet

Gentex Corporation announced today that its new Ops-Core® FAST SF Carbon Composite Helmet System has been chosen by the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to fulfill the contract for its Coxswain Helmet System program. As part of the Special Operations Forces Personal Equipment Advanced Requirements (SPEAR) Family of Tactical Headborne Systems (FTHS), this five-year Indefinite […]

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Last day to Wear Two of the US Military’s Worst-Ever Camouflage Patterns

Today is the final wear-out date for the US Army’s much-maligned “Universal Camouflage Pattern” (UCP) – often incorrectly referred to as “ACU” after the Army Combat Uniform that it first appeared on – and the US Navy’s widely ridiculed “Blueberry” Navy Working Uniform Type I camouflage. Countless comments and articles have already been published about […]

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Impact 24: the new EDC backpack from Grey Ghost Gear

The Impact 24 EDC backpack from Grey Ghost Gear hails from a company that mostly makes kick-ass tactical gear, but this pack caught our eye because of its low-profile appearance, as well as its potential value to photographers and/or aerial drone operators. The pack is designed with numerous load carriage and organizational subtleties, including a […]

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SIG SAUER Academy Partners with FLIR Systems

SIG SAUER Academy, the leading provider of the highest quality firearms and tactical instruction in the world, is pleased to announce a partnership with FLIR Systems for the Night Vision Operator course, to include the addition of cutting-edge FLIR Night Vision and Thermal Imaging equipment. The SIG SAUER Academy Tactical Night Vision Operator Course is […]

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Direct Action Releases VANGUARD Combat Trousers

Developed in close cooperation with experienced combat veterans and current Tier 1 Polish Special Forces, Direct Action recently released the first product in their long-awaited combat uniform line the VANGUARD Combat Trousers. Direct Action’s Vanguard® combat uniform is at the forefront of military garment design and specifically developed to interface as part of the systemic […]

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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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