Helikon-Tex Covert M-65 Jacket Now Available

We’ve been eagerly waiting for this… First revealed at the SHOT Show back in January, Helikon-Tex’s modernized take on the iconic classic M-65 Field Jacket has survived the COVID-19 pandemic is now ready to order.   The original M-1965 field jacket (a.k.a., M-65) was a straight front, cold weather, coat made of water-repellent treated fabric. […]

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Introducing The M.U.S.T System

M.U.S.T. is a highly innovative, modular protection system developed to provide Military and LE units with a complete, quickly deployed solution that easily adapts to the scenario of the moment. A joint project of Mehler Vario System GmbH, Lindnerhof-Taktik GmbH, and UF PRO operating together as The MVS Group, the M.U.S.T. system is designed to […]

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OV-10 Bronco reinvented?

Like a lot of old Ground-Pounders I’m very fond of the A-10 Thunderbolt and the OV-10 Bronco close air support / ground attack aircraft – they truly were the infantryman’s friend. And both still soldier on despite the repeated attempts by the air superiority fighter jocks to kill them off. There also happens to be […]

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Happy 230th Birthday US Coast Guard

On August 4, 1790, President George Washington signed legislation establishing a maritime force simply called “the cutters” or “the system of cutters.” Thus was born the United States Revenue Cutter Service, known today as the U.S. Coast Guard. Congress empowered these cutters to enforce national laws, in particular, those dealing with tariffs. Since the Continental […]

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Helikon-Tex SFU NEXT MK2 Battle Trousers

SFU NEXT Mk2 pants are a new, improved version of Helikon’s classic SFU NEXT – redesigned to fit with a straighter, more aggressive cut for better utility and freedom of movement. The SFU NEXT MK2 trousers made of a Poly-Cotton Stretch Ripstop fabric featuring a blend of 48% cotton, 50% polyester and 2% elastane. They […]

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Friday Foto

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team seized 100 bales of suspected cocaine totaling an estimated 2,000 kg. and worth over $40 million. Photo: US Navy, 2020 […]

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UF PRO’s Guide To Tactical Tracking: Part 4

In this episode the team of trackers moves into an open field. While open grassland is great for tracking, it also makes the team very exposed. They know the time is not on their side, but security remains a top priority. So Boris forms his team into a Y-formation which was developed by the Rhodesian […]

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UF PRO’s Guide To Tactical Tracking: Part 3

Signs now point to the entrance of a cave that twists and stretches far back. As they make their way deep into this cave system, the team discovers their suspects had built a fire and used it in an attempt to destroy evidence. In this part, Boris gleans insights from that discovery and makes a […]

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