Friday Foto

Corporal Buddy Lea was a section commander in 10 Platoon, Delta Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Australian Army. He was shot three times during the Battle of Long Tan while trying to pull a mate to safety. He spent five months in hospital recovering. The photo above shows him being honoured by students at […]

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British and US Airborne Forces Strengthen Partnership

British paratroopers have recently jumped with British parachutes from a US Air Force aircraft for the first time, strengthening the ability of British and US airborne forces to operate together. Exercise Pegasus Eagle has seen a C-130J Hercules from USAF’s 37th Airlift Squadron fly into RAF Brize Norton from its base at Ramstein in Germany […]

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Gun Busters: RPK on Fire

It’s time for another “Gunbusters” video from the Kalashnikov Group. You might remember the one we shared a few months back where they did their best to destroy a WWII PPsh submachine gun, well this time it’s a 1974 vintage RPK on the table. How many rounds do you think it will take before the […]

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Direct Action® – The Halifax has landed

Named after the RAF’s WWII ‘Halifax’ strategic heavy bomber, the Halifax backpack is the most eagerly anticipated backpack in the history of the Direct Action brand. The Halifax is also the most advanced of Direct Action’s backpacks, designed to perform on demanding missions. By combining lessons learned from combat experience plus expert gear design knowledge, […]

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SIG SAUER Introduces PROFORCE M18 Airsoft Pistol

The newest addition to the SIG AIR PROFORCE line is an authentic replica of the U.S. Military issued M18 handgun. As with all SIG PROFORCE airsoft products, the M18 is designed for professional training and for discerning recreational airsoft shooters who demand the highest quality and reliability.  The PROFORCE M18 has an optic-ready slide with […]

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Friday Foto

10th Special forces Group (Airborne) assists a teammate to scale an escarpment while performing interoperability training with 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, June 18, 2020, at Fort Carson. Photo by Pvt. 1st Class Steven Alger, US Army […]

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Friday Foto

‘Operation Husky’ the Allied invasion of Sicily 9 July – 17 August 1943. British troops of the 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, part of the British 50th Division, with an American paratrooper of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, part of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division, in Avola, on 11 July 1943. —- Photo credit: Sgt. […]

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Royal Marines Commandos Get New Uniform *UPDATE*

The new kit, which will start to be worn from the Autumn, is part of the ‘Future Commando Force’ programme, which is designed to overhaul the way Commandos operate. The new uniform, designed and manufactured by Crye Precision, features a lighter weight, higher strength, faster-drying and more breathable fabric than typical 50/50 NyCo*. The Commandos […]

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