Announcing Arktis Outdoor

For over thirty years Arktis has been supplying some of the toughest users worldwide with hardy, durable gear. Now with the same ethos in mind they have made the ‘Outdoor’ range available to everyone. Arktis Outdoor’s range of quality and durability focused products also harks back to the original bi-line they’ve used...

‘Starship Troopers’ the New ‘Art of War’?

“You may not hear overly intense car salesman quoting from Starship Troopers anytime soon, but here are six reasons why the book is a practical guide to 21st century warfare.” Read the rest of this excellent Op-Ed from Popular Mechanics… (thanks to Nathan Barton for the meme)

US-Canadian First Special Service Force

The First Special Service Force was a unique bi-national commando unit comprised of soldiers from the US and Canadian armies that was raised during WWII.  The First Special Service Force was activated on 9 July 1942 as a joint Canadian-U.S. force of three infantry battalions and a service battalion. Fort...

Direct Action® USA is live — GO LOUD!

Direct Action® is proud to announce the launch of Direct Action Gear into the North American Market today.  Advanced tactical equipment manufactured by DA® is now available to customers within the US, but because “No One Gets Left Behind” they’re also planning on offering their high-quality products to the Canadian...

Russian Army adopts AK-12

The Russian Ministry of Defense has selected Kalashnikov Concern’s AK-12 rifle to be the next standard-issue service weapon. Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov says that up to 70,000 AK-12s are expected to be delivered in 2015. Read the full story over on The Firearm Blog…

Prometheus Design Werx release Griffin™ fixed-blade knife

Today marks the official launch of PDW’s first fixed-blade knife, The Griffin™. The Griffin™ Knife is precision machined, ground, and finished to the highest standards. It is a high level result of a deliberate, careful design process, and an exploration of form and function. Water-jet cut and machined from the premium...

Strike-Hold at SHOT Show 2015

Yep, once again the world has come to Las Vegas, Nevada for the SHOT Show.  Follow our updates here, on our Facebook page, and now on Instagram too!

2015 marks 30 years of Arktis

This year marks 30 years of Arktis supplying the services with hardy, durable gear, made in the UK. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY ARKTIS!