European Combat Uniform Programs

Its been a while since we’ve written about new developments on the combat uniforms front in Europe, and a few interesting things have been going on in recent months and weeks… Nordic Combat Uniform Project The NCU project has been a joint effort by Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland to develop a common full spectrum […]

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Friday Foto

HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR – YEAR OF THE TIGER! Members of the Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol unit of the 1st Brigade 101st Airborne Division listen to a briefing from the brigade commander, Brigadier General Willard Person. General Person expanded the use of long range reconnaissance patrols by the brigade, and authorized the use of the […]

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The History and Legacy of US Woodland Camo

Until the early years of the Global War on Terror, woodland camo (i.e. “M81 Woodland”) was by far the most commonly used camouflage pattern used by US military personnel during the Cold War.  Head on over to House Morningwood to learn the story behind this iconic camouflage pattern, that is still going strong…   […]

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Friday Foto

A Portuguese paratrooper poses for a photo demonstrating their new modular load carriage and armor protection system, the M18 camouflage uniform (‘multifleck’) introduced last year, and an FN SCAR-L assault rifle. The FN SCAR was adopted by the Portuguese Army last year as well. Members of Portugal’s Special Operations Forces however appear to opted for […]

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