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These pine cones shoot back! The latest intake of recruits for The Netherlands Marine Corps (Korps Mariniers) have been busy practicing and conducting various field exercises as part of their training cycle. Photo credit: Mariniers Opleidingscentrum, Koninklijke Marine […]

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Students from Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leader Course (RSLC) Class 04-21 execute a Field Training Exercise (FTX). Teams conduct student planned and executed reconnaissance and surveillance operations to collect and report priority intelligence requirements in support of their commanders reconnaissance guidance while being evaluated by RSLC cadre. Photo credit: US Army, Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leader Course […]

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US Army Soldiers Conduct Live Fire With New ENVG-B

Soldiers assigned to 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, recently conducted a platoon live fire using the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binoculars at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular (ENVG-B) provides the U.S. Army’s close combat forces with the capability to observe and maneuver in all weather […]

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A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force Europe 21.1 (MRF-E), Marine Forces Europe and Africa, sights-in during a patrol during Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 28, 2020. Reindeer II was a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. U.S. Marine Corps photo […]

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The lights were all strung in the yard with such care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there… —— (An AH-64 Apache helicopter from the US 1-101st Combat Aviation Brigade, conducts night live fire. Photo credit: British Legion Troop, Capt. Samuel Davies / US European Command) […]

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U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1 conduct cold weather live-fire training in preparation for “Exercise Reindeer II” in Setermoen, Norway. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey […]

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Royal Marines of 45 Commando carry out mountain training in Scotland ahead of their Arctic deployment next year. At the heart of this is Future Commando Force. This bold modernisation is a restructuring that will overhaul how the world-famous green berets operate. It is about returning commando forces to their roots as raiders from the […]

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The GCP (Groupement des Commandos Parachutistes – Commando Parachute Group) are the elite operational pathfinders units within the 11th Parachute Brigade of the French Army. In this photo from Exercise Baccarat in September 2020, a forward observation and reconnaissance team rappels from an NH90 helicopter in the Alps near Grenoble at an altitude of more […]

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Finland Prepared For The Worst: Battlefield 2020

“Battlefield (2020)” is an educational film created by The Finnish Defence Forces specifically for conscript training. The film is part of the combat training material provided in the beginner period and in the non-commissioned and reserve officer courses. In addition, the video is used in the training of reservists and staff. The purpose of the […]

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Royal Marines Storm Tanker In Return To Regular Duties

Royal Marines stormed a tanker off Plymouth as they sharpened their board and search skills – crucial in the wars against drug-running and terrorism. Marines from 42 Commando and 47 Commando (Raiding Group) headed into Plymouth Sound to practise maritime interdiction operations – the art of intercepting, boarding and securing vessels suspected of involvement in […]

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