Conservation Rangers Operations Worldwide at SHOT Show 2020

Conservation Rangers Operations Worldwide (C.R.O.W.) is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization headquartered in Texas, USA. Their mission is to establish and train Rangers to a set standard in the skills necessary to support, train, and supplement anti-poaching and conservation efforts worldwide. The World Wildlife Fund reported in 2018 highlighted the need for effective standardized training […]

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Direct Action at SHOT Show 2020

Direct Action will be at SHOT Show the first time this year. The company will be presenting a representative line-up of their products at Booth #7605. They will also be showcasing some of their latest innovations. Direct Action is a high-quality manufacturer from Poland that specializes in high-performance tactical gear for LE, Military, PMC, and […]

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Helikon-Tex at SHOT Show 2020

Helikon-Tex will be returning to the SHOT Show in 2020 with a bigger booth (#7605 on Level 1) full of brand new tactical and outdoor gear, most of which will be presented to public for the very first time. Highlights include: Covert M-65 Jacket The M-65 jacket is an instantly recognizable and iconic garment. Born […]

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UF PRO STRIKER X Combat Pants

UF PRO has now launched its new STRIKER X COMBAT PANTS for use by police and military units which were first previewed at the IWA trade fair back in March. The Striker X Combat Pants are the latest development of UF PRO’s renowned series of combat uniforms, and build on the foundation of UF PRO’s […]

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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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Announcing Helikon-Tex USA

Helikon-Tex began  in Poland in 1983 as a military and outdoor surplus company, and is today one of the most prevalent tactical and outdoor clothing and gear brands in Europe. For the past few years they have also been nibbling at the US market and slowly building up brand awareness and a loyal cadre of […]

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New Gear from BE-X: TBDU Field Pants

Original version of this article appeared, in German language, on Spartanat.com With the series FronTier One, BE-X entered a new chapter of apparel with all garments made from high-quality fabric commission printed especially for BE-X . What’s more, all closures and buckles are from ITW Nexus, and all zippers from YKK. Construction is top-notch as […]

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On This Day In History: The Green Beret Becomes Official For U.S. Army Special Forces

On 12 Oct. 1961 Brigadier General William P. Yarborough, Commander Special Warfare Center, Ft. Bragg N.C. met President John F. Kennedy during JFK’s visit to Fort Bragg. Two historically significant results came from this meeting – JFK promised increased funding to develop the Special Forces into a strategic unit within the US Army, and he […]

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