UF PRO Striker ULT Combat Pants

UF PRO has announced its new Striker ULT Combat Pants – which the company says has similar characteristics to the U.S. Army Improved Hot Weather Uniform. Weighing less than a kilogram, Striker ULT offers excellent durability, breathability, and quick-drying characteristics – which makes it ideal for use in hot / tropical environments. “We built the […]

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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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Prince Charles Visits BCB International

And now for something completely different – our friends at BCB International had a rather special visit recently. Could this mean there’s a Royal Warrant in their future? His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles) visited BCB International on May 14th, to thank staff for their incredible work during the COVID crisis and […]

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Friday Foto

A U.S. Army Soldier aims at a target in the distance during advanced rifle marksmanship training at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. US Army photo: by Staff Sgt. Amber Martin […]

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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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Friday Foto

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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US Army Buys Another Swarm of Black Hornets

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced winning an additional $15.4 million contract to deliver its cutting-edge Black Hornet® 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) to the U.S. Army. The advanced nano-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being used to augment squad and small unit-level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the Army’s Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS) program. […]

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On This Day In History – 5 May 1980

SAS assault team storming the Iranian embassy, 5 May 1980. The Iranian Embassy siege took place from 30 April to 5 May 1980, at the Iranian embassy on Prince’s Gate in South Kensington, London when a group of armed Iranian Arabs demanding sovereignty of Khuzestan Province took 26 people hostage, including embassy staff, visitors, and […]

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