STRIKE-HOLD!

Searching For A WWII LRDG Patrol In Modern Tunisia

I recently came across this exciting adventure tale that was published in Land Rover Monthly last year. As my own Grandfather served with the British Army's Light Car Patrol in the Libyan Desert in WWI (a predecessor of the LRDG in some ways), I found it particularly interesting. [caption id="attachment_9940"...

Helikon-Tex Introduces Night Desert Camo Line

Set the wayback machine to the early 1980's, 1983 to be precise, and the US Army and US Marine Corps began issuing an overgarment set printed in a unique grid-and-spot camo pattern designed to defeat Soviet-bloc night vision equipment. [caption id="attachment_9932" align="aligncenter" width="446"] This photo, from the ‘Desert Lab’ article...

KITANICA Bag Lab presents the Envoy Attaché

Compact and streamlined, yet spacious, the Envoy attaché from KITANICA's Bag Lab features a three-compartment design to organize and protect your official business.  The electronics compartment has armored sleeves to secure a laptop and a tablet with 6lb. closed cell foam on all four sides, and two expandable interior mesh...

PDW Raider Field Pant EC T-Fit

Prometheus Design Werx introduces their best-selling Raider Field Pant in their cool weather weight, 9 oz Expedition Cloth (EC) soft-shell fabric and new tailored fit (T-Fit). According to the Design and R&D Team at PDW: “We took our bestselling pant, tuned it for fall/winter wear and are introducing a new...

IWI Announces ACE-N 52 7.62mm NATO Member of ACE Family

IWI - Israel Weapon Industries – a member of the SK Group – is launching the new ACE-N 52 assault rifle at MiliPol Paris. The latest model in the ACE family, the ACE-N 52 has an improved ergonomic design that is suitable for use with standard 7.62x51mm NATO (AR-10) magazines....

Friday Foto

The crew of a Danish Seahawk helicopter train with members of the Frogman Corps (Frømandskorpset). Photo credit: Flyvevåbnet (Danish Armed Forces).

The British Army Special Operations Brigade – Rangers, Rifles, and More

The UK Ministry of Defence published a tender a couple of months back for a new “Army Special Operations Brigade Rifle Procurement and Support of an Armalite Rifle (AR) platform Alternative Individual Weapon (AIW) System”. What that means in plain English is that the British Army is looking to equip...

KITANICA VESPID 30L Backpack

The new The VESPID 30L backpack from combines the kind ingenious design, practical functionality and ergonomic comfort you would expect from Kitanica. Kitanica is of course renowned for their kick-ass practical and tactical garment designs, but never ones to sit on their laurels or to follow the herd its great...

UF PRO Delta ComPac Compressible Tactical Winter Jacket

UF PRO has released a new, highly compressible, tactical winter jacket—the Delta ComPac—just in time for freezing winter weather.  A key feature of the Delta ComPac jacket is its ability to easily fold into its own pocket so that when stowed in a backpack it consumes very little space. This...

Close to the Sun: How the Korean War Almost Went Nuclear

After World War II, it was thought that the power of the atomic bomb would make war too terrible for any country to risk, and international stability and cooperation would be ensured through the new United Nations organization. For a brief while that seemed true, but then the Korean War...