Friday Foto

“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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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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IWI Launches 7.62X51mm ACE Sniper S.A Rifle

IWI – Israel Weapon Industry – a member of the SK Group and a worldwide leader in combat-proven small arms – announces the launch of the Ace Sniper S.A Rifle. Based on the reliable, proven platform of the known Galil-Ace, the semi-automatic rifle with its advanced ergonomics design provides the user with the greatest accuracy […]

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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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UF PRO Striker FR Gen.2 Battle Dress Uniform

Joining a line of high-performance UF PRO flame-retardant clothing for law enforcement personnel and military operators is the Striker FR Gen.2 Battle Dress Uniform, which significantly reduces the wearers’ risk of serious or fatal injury from the flames and intense heat that occur in proximity to an IED detonation. The company said its super-comfortable Striker FR […]

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Friday Foto

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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