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A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 815th Airlift Squadron takes part in exercise Arctic SWAT at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson – JBER, Alaska, July 14, 2021. The 815th AS Flying Jennies tested the aircraft and pilot capabilities in a new environment, opposite of their home station of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. US Air Force […]

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200 British Paratroopers from 2 PARA and the Pathfinders, recently deployed into Qasr Al Hallabat, spearheading as the Lead Assault Force in Joint Theatre Entry Global Response Force. The paras jumped into a desert drop zone in Jordan, which was described as, ‘the biggest jump into this region since the 1956 Suez crisis’ – according […]

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U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operators, assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing, prepare to conduct a simulated medevac mission on March 2, 2020, near Constanta, Romania, using the 352 SOW’s CV-22B Osprey. The training event was part of a larger special operations air-land integrations (SOALI) exercise with Romanian and Polish SOF. The exercise marked […]

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May 3, 2021 – A U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit flies over the Gulf of Alaska in support of Northern Edge 2021. U.S. service members are participated in a joint training exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces May 3-14, 2021, on and […]

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USSOCOM Selects 5 Armed Overwatch Program Contenders

U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded a total of $19.2 million for prototype aircraft to take part in demonstration fly-offs for the SOCOM Armed Overwatch program. Five companies will submit their proposed low-cost, rugged aircraft to fly surveillance and strike missions under austere conditions.   The prototype demonstrations are expected to be completed by March […]

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Presenting the AT-802U Sky Warden™ ISR-Strike Aircraft

 L3Harris Technologies and Air Tractor have teamed up to deliver the AT-802U Sky Warden™, an affordable, production-ready aircraft designed for airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and other missions in extreme combat environments. The AT-802U Sky Warden is based on the rugged and capable Air Tractor AT-802, which features the largest payload capacity of any […]

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U.S. Army Paratroopers of the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, provide security after exiting from a 12th Combat Aviation Brigade CH-47 Chinook helicopter, during Air Assault training as part of exercise Eagle Sokol at Pocek Range in Slovenia, Mar. 25, 2019. Exercise Eagle Sokol is a bilateral training exercise with the Slovenian […]

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G-Form Pro-X3 Mountain Bike Knee and Elbow Pads

This new product video caught my eye this morning. I’ve always wondered about the tactical applicability of such padding systems… They might get uncomfortable if you wore them for several days in the field, but what about for shorter, highly dynamic missions? I think they might offer comfort, fit and air flow advantages over both […]

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