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On This Day In History: The Polish Drop – Market-Garden 75

A serial of Douglas C-47 Skytrains of the 315th Troop Carrier Group, dropping 41 sticks of the 1st Polish Airborne Brigade into DZ "O" near Grave, southwest of Nijmegen in Holland, on September 23, 1944, D+6 of Operation Market Garden. On September 23, 42 aircraft of the 315th finally got...

Impact 24: the new EDC backpack from Grey Ghost Gear

The Impact 24 EDC backpack from Grey Ghost Gear hails from a company that mostly makes kick-ass tactical gear, but this pack caught our eye because of its low-profile appearance, as well as its potential value to photographers and/or aerial drone operators. The pack is designed with numerous load carriage...

Prometheus Design Werx Announces their “Invictus Jacket”

For Fall 2019 Prometheus Design Werx releases their new performance streetwear 'Invictus Jacket' made from Tweave Durastretch® fabric. The Invictus Jacket is inspired by leather racing team jackets from the 1960s, but is built from modern materials as an all around jacket for street wear. It can be worn with anything...

Friday Foto: Market-Garden 75

Members of a living history group perform an historically correct parachute jump commemorating the 75th Anniversary of "Operation Market-Garden" during the week of 16 September 2019. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Michael Ybarra

On This Day In History: Operation Market-Garden Launched

Operation Market Garden was the brainchild of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, but planned primarily by Generals Brereton and Williams of the USAAF. The objective was to create a 64 mi (103 km) salient through German-held territory in the south of The Netherlands. It was to culminate with the...

Friday Foto

Swedish Marines with Swedish Recce Coy, and U.S. Marines with Scout Snipers Platoon, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Marine Rotational Force–Europe 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, travel to an objective during an amphibious raid rehearsal as part of Exercise Archipelago Endeavor 19 on an island near Berga Naval Base, Sweden,...

11 September 2001: The Day The Earth Stood Still

Visible from the International Space Station, a smoke plume rises from the Manhattan area after two planes crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  Photo courtesy of NASA.

Old Time Design Company new Commando Troops Green Beret

The Old Time Design Company have once again joined forces with the world's leading military hat makers, Compton & Webb Ltd., in order to bring the highest-quality WWII style Commando Troops beret to the market. The Commandos were formed during the Second World War in June 1940, following a request...

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...

Direct Action Releases VANGUARD Combat Trousers

Developed in close cooperation with experienced combat veterans and current Tier 1 Polish Special Forces, Direct Action recently released the first product in their long-awaited combat uniform line the VANGUARD Combat Trousers. Direct Action’s Vanguard® combat uniform is at the forefront of military garment design and specifically developed to interface...