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Combat Scythe – Battlefield Invention That Saves Lives

There’s the combat scythe which has seen widespread use in Afghanistan. I don’t know who came up with the idea but it was so successful that the private sector started producing a telescoping version for us. They’re extremely easy...

Green Beret fought his way up a frozen mountain in Afghanistan to help rescue wounded comrades

After being presented Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor on October 30, 2019, Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams gave his first public interview on Friday and said that the ceremony was “overwhelming, to say the least, and...

British SAS operator reportedly killed five militants in seven seconds with Benelli shotgun

In recent years, we have seen a lot of reports about the extraordinary actions of British Special Operations Forces, mostly SAS and SBS. But, sometimes there are doubts about the accuracy of those reports. In its latest report, The...

SOF Task Force 102 earns nearly 50 combat awards in a single deployment

Special Operations Task Force 102 earned 12 Purple Hearts, 15 Army Commendations medals with Valor devices, seven Bronze Star medals with Valor devices, and five Silver Star medals. Task Force 102 was composed of operators with the 10th Group,...

Afghan Commandos killed/detained 9 Taliban militants

The members of Afghan Special Forces have killed or detained 9 Taliban militants and destroyed caches of weapons in three different raids in Farah, Ghazni and Helmand provinces, according to Khaama Press. The Afghan senior military officials said Wednesday the...

US Special Forces operator killed in Afghanistan

Last week, after the failed peace talks, the Taliban threatened with more attacks on U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The threat comes in the wake of President Donald Trump canceling a secret Camp David meeting with the militant group to...

14 Taliban militants killed in two deadly raids in Afghanistan

The Afghan military official have said Monday that the Afghan Special Forces killed at least 14 Taliban militants and destroyed multiple caches of weapons in 3 provinces over the weekend. First raid was carried out in Anar Darah districto of...

Special Forces destroyed large bomb-making compound in Afghanistan

In a large scale operation in Ghazni province, Afghan Special Forces discovered and destroyed a large bomb-making compound. The bomb-making compound was operated by Taliban forces. According to a statement issued by the 203rd Thunder Corps of Afghanistan National Army,...

Hamza bin Laden killed in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump has confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son of former notorius Al-Qaeda leader and 9/11 mastermind Usama bin Laden, has been killed in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region. In an official statement released by the White House on Saturday...

Pentagon identifies Green Beret killed in Afghanistan

Sgt. 1st Class Dustin B. Ard, of 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), is identified as the third U.S. Special Forces soldier killed in Afghanistan under two weeks. Ard, 31, was on his third deployment to Afghanistan when he died on...
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What is the equivalent of an AK-47 for sniper rifles?

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Point Blank 19-8 integrates ISR, Special Operations

The 48th Fighter Wing, in partnership with the Royal Air Force, hosted Point Blank exercise. It lasted from 19-8 Nov. 14, 2019. Additional aircraft...

INVISIO receives follow-up order for SEK 25 million from its new customer, the Belgian army

In partnership with Thales Belgium INVISIO has received an expected follow-up order from the Belgian army for communication and hearing protection systems. The order...

British Army ordered a new contingent of Boxer MRAVs

The British Defence Secretary has proclaimed that the British Army will get more than 500 Boxer 8x8 high mobility, network-enabled armored vehicles. The primary...

Navy SEAL Robert Ryan Guzzo: His Story

Rob led a life of dedication to his family, friends, Seal Team 5 and his country. Rob graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1997...