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Operational Camouflage Pattern Army Combat Uniforms available 1 July 2015

At long last the waiting and waiting and waiting is over, the US Army today announced the official timeline for the roll-out of the ‘new’ OCP pattern camouflage ACUs – as well as confirming the changes that have been made to the uniform design too. WASHINGTON (Army Press Release, June 1,...

New Zealand Defence Forces retire UH-1H Hueys

The UH1H Iroquois aka The Huey has been officially retired from Royal New Zealand Air Force service at Ohakea Air Base. The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s fleet of Iroquois helicopters has provided almost 50 years of service to New Zealand and has been a stalwart of Defence Force operations...

Heckler & Koch HK11E

The HK11E 7.62x51mm Light Machine Gun introduced a 3-round burst firing mode, a long receiver and a “drum” type sight. The operator could switch to and from a magazine or belt-feed with slight modification. HK Grey Room photo #44. G8 and G8A1 The German Army, German Navy and the Federal...

Eric Marks Appointed Naval SOF and Lone Soldier Liaison Manager at Agilite

Agilite has announced the appointment of Eric Marks as Naval SOF Sales Manager and Lone Soldier Liaison at Agilite. Marks previously served for five years as an operator in one of The Israel Defense Forces’ most elite Special Forces Units.  Marks took part in countless missions during his time with...

PenCott™ camouflage available on 70D ripstop nylon

Mil-Spec grade and Berry-compliant, 70D ripstop nylon fabric with DWR finish and PU-backing is now available in PenCott-GreenZone™ camouflage from MMI Textiles. This 70D ripstop nylon fabric is perfect for tent flies, hammocks, bashas, groundsheets, rucksack covers, and any other application that requires a light-weight, waterproof, and exceptionally well-camouflaged solution.  In fact,...

IWI and Agilite Gear ‘Battle Element Soft Shell’ photo-shoot and video

The Battle Element Soft Shell is the first product in a new line of clothing being developed by Agilite Gear to service Israel’s elite military and LE units. The photo shoot was done by top Israeli tactical photographer Benny Levin, and Agilite also teamed up with IWI to showcase the latest suppressed X95, Uzi...

Begadi and Schwaben Arms enter into exclusive worldwide license agreement

Begadi GmbH (“BEGADI”) and Schwaben Arms GmbH (“SAR”) in Rottweil/Germany have entered into a mutual agreement for a worldwide exclusive license to make SAR rifles available for the global airsoft market. This extraordinary license agreement covers the rights to produce airsoft replicas of all current, as well as future SAR models,...

RECOIL in Jordan for 6th Annual Warrior Competition

David Reeder and the crew from RECOIL magazine were recently on the ground in Jordan to cover the 6th annual Warrior Competition at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Centre (KASOTC) and the 2014 SOFEX trade fair and conference. Check out their full coverage: On the ground Warrior Competition...