Netherlands 11 Airmobile Brigade Combat Divers Baptize Their HK416 Carbines

The Combat Divers of The Netherlands 11 Airmobile Brigade “baptized” their HK416 Carbines on a recent exercise. The direct gas impingement system of the Eugene Stoner’s original AR-15 / M-16 design, and its derivatives, doesn’t particularly like getting dunked under water (you can probably imagine what would happen if the gas tube was clogged with […]

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Ruck Up With Tasmanian Tiger

Do you earn your living by “carrying big bags up and down hills” (to quote the legendary Col. Charles Beckwith)? Have you ever actually received instruction in the proper way to sling a ruck onto your back and adjust and carry it safely and effectively? If you answered “yes” to the first question, and “no” […]

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Saturday Snapshot

The Swiss Army Reconnaissance Detachment 10 (German: Armee-Aufklärungsdetachement 10, French: Détachement de reconnaissance de l’armée 10, Italian: Distaccamento d’esplorazione dell’esercito 10) is not photographed very often, so it was especially noteworthy when this photo popped up in my Facebook feed this morning (hat tip to: explorateur.ch/photographie). What’s also noteworthy about this photo is that it […]

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Crosman Full Auto BB Gun Series

Crosman first introduced a full-auto, CO2-powered BB gun in January of this year, in the shape and form of their licensed replica of the DPMS Panther Arms SBR. Now they’ve taken things to the next level with 2 additional models in their full-auto BB gun series – the R1 rifle and the P1 pistol. The full-auto […]

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Friday Foto

Estonian Air Commandos with the U.S. Air Force’s 352d Special Operations Wing returned to Tallin, Estonia to conduct a multitude of air operations with other U.S. and Estonian Special Operations Forces, out of a CV-22 Osprey. U.S. and Estonian partners spent the week focused on three mission objectives that could be applied to any part […]

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Friday Foto

Helicopter Insertion Master task performance during Patrol Pathfinder 2018 Final Exercise at BFC Valcartier, Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre. Copyright: Canadian Department of National Defence, 2018. […]

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SIG SAUER Academy Partners with FLIR Systems

SIG SAUER Academy, the leading provider of the highest quality firearms and tactical instruction in the world, is pleased to announce a partnership with FLIR Systems for the Night Vision Operator course, to include the addition of cutting-edge FLIR Night Vision and Thermal Imaging equipment. The SIG SAUER Academy Tactical Night Vision Operator Course is […]

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Earn Your Jump Wings with the MFTS

Thanks to our friends at SPARTANAT.com we can bring you this special report. Article originally published in German language on SPARTANAT.com For many people, learning to jump out of a completely functional aircraft is either a dream to pursue by joining the military – or just remaining an impossible dream. But thanks to the MFTS […]

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