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Austrian Gebirgjaeger (Mountain Infantry Troops) in training for 'Edelweiss Raid 2019'.

Direct Action® Unveils New Products

Direct Action® is ready to "Go Loud!" with new products at this year's IWA and Enforce-Tac trade shows in Nuremberg, Germany. There's an old adage that those not going forward are actually going backwards - Direct Action is definitely not in that boat as their focus is always on constantly...

UF PRO® Adds CONCAMO Camouflage To STRIKER BDU Range

CONCAMO™ ("confusion camo")  is a mil-grade, commercially-available camouflage pattern created in Germany, and launched onto the market at IWA last year. UF PRO's STRIKER BDU range is renowned for extreme durability, superior comfort, and extraordinary utility - and is very popular with European military and law enforcement special units. The CONCAMO™ ...

Weapon Wednesday: Four More Finnish AK’s

Finishing up our look at the evolution of the Finnish versions of the "AK", we now look at the 4 guns produced by the Valmet factory that are probably the most well-known - thanks mostly to the time that they were available commercially in the United States. They also appeared...

Edelweiss Raid 2019 Begins

The Edelweiss Raid is an international military mountaineering competition held in the Austrian state of Tyrol every 2 years. Supported by the Mountain Training Initiative (MTI), in recent years, the competition has developed into the unofficial "Commando Olympics" of Mountain Troops. In addition to a timed march of 40 km...

Two-For Tuesday: South African ‘Galils’ and Finnish M92S

Continuing with our look at the unique Finnish and Israeli connections that produced the finest examples of AK-based small arms to-date, we now get up-close-and-personal with the South African R-series (courtesy of Ian McCollum) and the Valmet/Sako M92S (courtesy of Larry Vickers).  Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMkiTnNA1NI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZfaLz3vBVM  

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Vector Balance Torch 17-1: 1stSFG (A) and 160thSOAR (A) Night Stalkers conducts training together with the Royal Thai Army.

Oregon Soldiers Learn Arctic Skills from Northern Neighbors

Lights from headlamps in the distance dart across the blue snow horizon, mirroring the shooting stars above in the brilliant Canadian winter night sky. Through the darkness, Canadian Army Reserve Soldiers lead the way towards camp, breaking trail with their snowshoes through six feet of untouched snow. Nearly 40 Oregon...

Breach-Bang-Clear: Reviews of the SIG P320

Actually, this is a collection of other people's reviews of the SIG P320 gathered together with a partial history, some useless trivia, and a few sadly anemic attempts at smartassery... Read all about here...