Friday Foto

September 23, 1944: Douglas C-47 Skytrains of the 315th Troop Carrier Group, dropping the 1st (Polish) Independent Parachute Brigade into DZ “O” near Grave, southwest of Nijmegen in Holland, on D+6 of Operation Market Garden. By this date however; Operation Market Garden had already stalled and although a tactical gain was not to be made, […]

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Friday Foto

Soldiers of the Finnish Jääkäriprikaati – Jaeger Brigade conduct a tactical cross-country march – on bicycles. The Jaeger Brigade is the northernmost force of the Finnish Defense Forces, specializing in Arctic training and air defense. Photo credit: Finnish Defense Forces, 2020 […]

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Kalashnikov Reveals AK-19 Assault Rifle

The Kalashnikov Group unveiled a new variant of the AK-12 assault rifle family for export sales on its social media platforms on 17 August. Designated the AK-19, the rifle is chambered in the 5.56×45mm NATO calibre.  Features of the AK-19: Barrel length: 415 mm Weight: 3,35 kg New lightweight adjustable length buttstock New rear sight […]

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