Operation Varsity 75th Anniversary

Operation Varsity – also known as The Crossing of The Rhine – took place on the 24th of March 1945. Although the airborne component of Operation Market-Garden involved more troops and drops, Varsity was the largest airborne operation of WWII that took place in one location and on a single day. Like the airborne invasion […]

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French Air Force demonstrates long-range operational capability of A400M

The Airbus A400M ‘Atlas’ is a European, four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. It was designed by Airbus Military as a tactical airlifter with strategic capabilities to replace older transport aircraft, such as the Transall C-160 and the Lockheed C-130 Hercules. The A400M entered service with the French Air Force (Armée de l’air) in August 2013. […]

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Royal Marines Go Full Commando In Norway

Over the past couple of months Britain’s Royal Marines have been training across a wide spectrum of Arctic warfare scenarios. This training has been capped off over the past week and half with the exercise “Cold Response 2020”. After it was announced just over 3 months ago that the Royal Marines would be undergoing a […]

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The CADPAT Story: Canada finds sweet spot with new camouflage

By Steven Fouchard, Public Affairs, Canadian Army – from the Canadian Army Facebook page. Nearly 20 years since its introduction, and in response to new developments in infra-red and other night vision systems, Canada’s homegrown pattern is headed for retirement to make way for the next generation of disruptive camouflage. More than a dozen Canadian-made contenders […]

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