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Rest In Peace Sir Christopher Lee

By now you’ve probably heard the news that Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, CBE, CSt has passed away.  What you might not have been aware of however was just how much of a BADASS he was… Best known for playing legendary bad guys on screen – from Dracula to ‘The Man...

Direct Action ‘Dragon Egg’ pack as a bug-out bag

The “Living Survival” YouTube channel has done an in-depth review of the ‘Dragon Egg’ pack from Direct Action. Their verdict?  “The Dragon Egg is perfect for a bugout bag or get home bag and has all the features I look for when selecting a pack. High quality and organization that...

Rebranding the AK-47 as a ‘Weapon of Peace’

With sales of Kalashnikov’s firearms severely impacted by sanctions imposed by the US last summer against the Russia-based company, the gun-maker has since rebranded its firearms as “weapons of peace.” VICE News traveled to Kalashnikov’s headquarters in Moscow to speak with its new CEO Alexey Krivoruchko about the impact of...

Airborne Gurkhas!

 Troops from 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles have today donned the maroon berets of 16 Air Assault Brigade, the British Army’s rapid reaction force. Brigadier Nick Borton DSO MBE welcomed 2 RGR to the Brigade at a parade at Sir John Moore Barracks in Folkestone. Photographer: Corporal Andy Reddy;...

Direct Action USA expands to become Direct Action North America!

Direct Action has expanded their footprint in North America and now serves both the USA and Canada.  They’ve also made it even easier for customers in North America to purchase their products… Direct Action is a fast growing company and are working hard to bring their full expanded product line to North America...

SEALS Action Gear now distributing Line of Fire and Agilite Tactical

Since 1993, SEALS Action Gear has been a regular supplier to the tactical units of numerous Canadian and foreign law enforcement agencies. They also take pride in being a regular source of equipment for Canada’s Armed Forces, including CANSOFCOM units, as well as the Special Forces of the United States, Great...

Operational Camouflage Pattern Army Combat Uniforms available 1 July 2015

At long last the waiting and waiting and waiting is over, the US Army today announced the official timeline for the roll-out of the ‘new’ OCP pattern camouflage ACUs – as well as confirming the changes that have been made to the uniform design too. WASHINGTON (Army Press Release, June 1,...

New Zealand Defence Forces retire UH-1H Hueys

The UH1H Iroquois aka The Huey has been officially retired from Royal New Zealand Air Force service at Ohakea Air Base. The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s fleet of Iroquois helicopters has provided almost 50 years of service to New Zealand and has been a stalwart of Defence Force operations...

Heckler & Koch HK11E

  The HK11E 7.62x51mm Light Machine Gun introduced a 3-round burst firing mode, a long receiver and a “drum” type sight. The operator could switch to and from a magazine or belt-feed with slight modification. G8 and G8A1 The German Army, German Navy and the Federal Police use a variant...