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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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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New Rifles for Canadian Snipers

New semi-automatic rifles for Canadian snipers are on their way! The new C20 weapon will be the new primary weapon of choice for the renowned sniper teams of the Canadian Armed Forces. These new weapons and related attachments will provide better accuracy at longer ranges, and are manufactured in Canada. Final deliveries are expected in […]

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Friday Foto

Northern lights illuminate the landscape for a mortar crew during the Finnish Army Combined Joint Fires Exercise in November 2020. Photo credit: The Finnish Army, Combat Camera […]

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The Russo-Finnish Winter War: 1939-1940

The “Winter War” between little Finland and the mighty Soviet Union began on this date eighty-one years ago.    With Britain and France preoccupied with preparing themselves for war against Nazi Germany, and with the German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact in place to protect their flank, the Soviets thought that they could safely and swiftly conquer Finland […]

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