Friday Fotos

On 09/01, after identifying a terrorist rally in the Boulikessi region, 11th Airborne Brigade paratroopers of the Barkhane Force Commando Group guided an air strike, taking out several terrorists. The next day, a second terrorist gathering was identified in the same area: a ground assault backed by a reconnaissance and attack helicopter neutralized several dozens […]

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Cordura Goes Commando

A while back we reported on the Crye Precision GB4 uniforms that have been adopted by the Royal Marine Commandos, through a contract with Level Peaks in the UK. With this article we take a closer look at the fabric – thanks to the Cordura brand from Invista. Chosen for its durability and high-performance characteristics, […]

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PLATATAC Brings Woodland Back

Due to popular demand, Australian tactical gear supremo PLATATAC is bringing sexy back – in the shape and form of “God’s plaid”, US Woodland camo (sometimes called M81 or M82 camo). The entire collection includes the Peacekeeper MK4 Chest Rig, the SR Jungle ALICE Pack, the GBH-R Boonie Hat, the Tac Dax V4 Combat Pants, […]

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Racal Acoustics Announces Major Headset Contract

Racal Acoustics, the UK-based global designer and manufacturer of audio communications and protection systems has today announced a new contract to supply the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO), with their RA4000 Magna digital headset system. The 7-year framework contract is worth up to USD $4.7 million and includes a full support […]

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Friday Foto

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force Europe 21.1 (MRF-E), Marine Forces Europe and Africa, sights-in during a patrol during Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 28, 2020. Reindeer II was a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. U.S. Marine Corps photo […]

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Reserve Parachute Testing Seeks to Eliminate Premature Activations

Certified parachute test jumpers here finished 23 risk reduction jumps with the T-11R Single Pin Troop reserve parachute, making sure it works as it should during equipment test jumps.   The Airborne and Special Operations Test Directorate (ABNSOTD) tested the chute from both rotary winged and fixed winged high performance aircraft to eliminate the potential […]

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B&T Provides APC9K SMG to the United States Air Force

The United States Air Force has purchased the B&T APC9K PRO sub-machine gun platform. These ultra-compact weapon systems are destined for specialized service and close personal protection use within the branch. “B&T is honored to have our APC9K PRO selected by the United States Air Force. We’re pleased to know that specially trained Airmen will […]

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Friday Foto

The lights were all strung in the yard with such care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there… —— (An AH-64 Apache helicopter from the US 1-101st Combat Aviation Brigade, conducts night live fire. Photo credit: British Legion Troop, Capt. Samuel Davies / US European Command) […]

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