Cuban Winchester

The M1907 Cuban Winchester

This man in the image below is William Morgan, aka the “Yankee Comandante.” During the Cuban Revolution, he was a pro-democracy soldier of fortune who was ultimately killed by a firing squad. The strange weapon you see there is a much-modified version of the Colt 1907 called the “Cuban Winchester.” The following information was posted […]

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“You have reached your destination.” Philippine Marines secure a beach landing after inserting from a UH-60 Blackhawk during a bilateral amphibious landing during Balikatan 22 at Claveria, Philippines, March 31, 2022. Balikatan is an annual exercise between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. military designed to strengthen bilateral interoperability, capabilities, trust, and cooperation […]

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Next Generation Squad Weapons Program and True Velocity

The US Army’s “Next Generation Squad Weapons” (NGSW) Program has certainly been an interesting project to watch, and despite the delays in publishing the promised final announcements, it has also progressed much quicker than many expected. Of course, many (including myself to be honest) were rather skeptical to begin with that the program would in […]

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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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LCTairsoft SVD

Our friends at LCTairsoft helped us ring in the (Western) New Year with their first new product drop of 2022 – their stunning steel, wood, and polymer SVD AEG! The Soviet SVD-63 (Snáyperskaya Vintóvka sistém’y Dragunóva obraz’tsá 1963 goda) is probably the first modern example of a designated marksman rifle. This means that it was […]

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Special Tactics Airmen from the 320th STS along with the 33rd RQS and 7th Marine Communication Battalion worked together during RIDEX21 or Remote Island Disaster Exercise 2021 at Ukibaru Island, Japan. (USAF Photo by A1C Stephen Pulter) […]

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Bundeswehr Exercise Deep Infil 2021

The free-fallers of Airland Brigade 1 of the German Bundeswehr have been in Portugal practicing tactical parachute jumping with combat equipment. Day and night, an A400M and two M28 Skytrucks have been bringing the soldiers of the the free-fallers of Airland Brigade 1 in Portugal are practicing tactical parachute jumping with combat equipment. Day and […]

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Saturday Snapshot

U.S. Marines with Company A., 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin dismount two MV-22B Ospreys during Exercise Koolendong at Bradshaw Field Training Area, NT, Australia, Aug. 29, 2021. U.S. Marines and Australian Army soldiers worked together to conduct a simulated aerial assault during the exercise. Exercise Koolendong validates MRF-D’s and the […]

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