STRIKE-HOLD!

Further developments in the Netherlands Fractal Pattern camouflage saga?

It appears that the US Army isn’t the only force who’s efforts to field a new camouflage pattern seem to be moving at a snail’s pace… The speed with which the Dutch Armed Forces are implementing their new Netherlands Fractal Pattern almost appears to be in danger of possibly standing...

About us

“Strike-Hold!” is the motto of the 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment in which I served during the 1980′s - it also seemed a fitting name for a site dedicated to providing information about airborne and special operations forces, gear, uniforms, equipment and weapons - both historical and current.   My background also includes earning...

Vickers Tactical: SIG AMT .308 Modern Sporting Rifle

Larry Vickers shows off a ‘unicorn rifle’ – a semi-auto 7.62x51mm NATO SIG AMT.  If I recall correctly, this was the very first ‘modern sporting rifle’ I ever saw – it was in a copy of the 1972 edition of “Gun Digest” that I found in the library at Salmon Arm West...

The Classic ‘Woolly Pully’ Commando Sweater

Wool has been a staple fabric for hard-wearing outdoor clothing for centuries.  Although it went out of fashion for a while in recent decades, its been making a comeback in recent years.  As one example, Prometheus Design Werx recently released their updated take on a classic Mountain Shirt design.  The...

HEXMAG Introduces New Magazines for AR Platform

The most instantly recognizable feature of Hexmag’s magazines is their unique exterior features which provide exceptional grip in any conditions or environment, with or without gloves.  Internally, they come with the firm seating, dual-leg, tilt-proof, multi-color coded HexID magazine followers and latch plate/identifiers.  Wrapping it all together is Hexmag’s exclusive PolyHex2   Advanced Composite...

Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversay

“No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people will, through their righteous might, win through to absolute victory.”  President Franklin D. Roosevelt #PearlHarbor75 #HonorThem (Image copyright: US Army)

Prometheus Design Werx – Wilderness Utility Top

While not exactly ‘tactical’, this product definitely has cross-over appeal…  The new ‘Wilderness Utility Top’ from Prometheus Design Werx features high-quality heritage materials, proven modern performance design, and Made-in-USA quality workmanship. Cut in a style reminiscent of traditional rugged outdoors ‘jac-shirts’, the PDW Wilderness Utility Top puts a thoroughly modern...