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Black Friday Sales

We’re a bit late in getting this posted, but there’s still plenty of time to take advantage of these great deals that our friends have shared with us… Happy shopping!

Introducing the Edge Hydration Pack from Agilite Gear

The Edge is a new 3 liter tactical hydration pack Made in Israel from mil spec materials and hardware by Agilite Gear. It is designed to attach to virtually any modular plate carrier using Agilite’s new MOLLE Hydration Attach Straps, although it can be worn independent using Agilite’s K Series Shoulder...

A new ‘wildcat’ cartridge for the US Military?

“The United States military has a long history of adopting so-called wildcat calibers from the civilian world. Hell, the 5.56mm round that fills every M249 belt and M16 magazine has its origins as an experimental varmint round for civilian hunters — the .222 Remington Magnum.” The rounds pictured above may soon...

Airsoft Gas-Blow-Back G43 Replica Coming From Shoei Japan!

Chances are, you’ll never find (or be able to afford) a genuine real-steel Gewehr Model 1943 (G43) – sometimes known as ‘the German Garand’ – but unless you have a fat stack in your wallet or a high credit limit, you might struggle to afford to buy one of these...

From The Archives: U.S. Army Cold Weather and Mountain Warfare School

“Deep in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness, a picked group of soldiers climbs the rugged peaks and glaciers of the far north. These are soldiers of the United States Army attending a unique school -a tough, rough, demanding school specializing in equipping troops to live and fight under Arctic...

Swedish Army Rangers

Winter is coming….  These guys can handle that. This short film, in Swedish, follows some aspiring Jaeger (Rangers) through part of the selection course. This action-packed clip shows Jaegere (Rangers) from the Mountain Platoon engaging in a live fire react-to-ambush drill, while using snowmobiles.

How World War III Could Begin in Latvia

World War I devastated the territory of what became the state of Latvia, and on 18 November 1918, in Riga, the People’s Council of Latvia proclaimed the independence of the new country. A freely elected Constituent assembly convened in May 1920, and adopted a liberal constitution in February 1922. On 5...

Direct Action’s ‘Dragon Egg MKII®’ backpack now available

The ‘Dragon Egg®’ has been one of the best sellers in the company’s so-called “Legacy Line”, but never ones to rest on their laurels, the company recently announced an upgraded version. That upgraded, MKII version is now available for sale in a variety of solid colors and can be purchased...

The Striker Stealth Smock from UF PRO®

The history of the ‘smock’ in military usage goes back to the Second World War when they became famously associated with the German Fallschirmjaeger, the British and Allied Airborne Forces and the British Special Air Service. WWII-era British Airborne Force ‘Denison Smock’, from the Imperial War Museum’s collection. © IWM...