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Hand-to-hand combat in modern military conflicts

A friend of mine got into a hand-to-hand fight during the Bosnian War. He was walking through a forest in the no-man’s-land when he saw an old bunker position. He decided to check it out, but just when he...

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,...

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...

NETT Marines bridging the gap between the past and future of amphibious combat

At its core, any Marine Corps New Equipment Training Team is responsible for—as the name suggests—arming Marines with the knowledge and skills they need to operate and maintain new equipment to ensure Marines’ future success on the battlefield. When...

Why No One Can Beat US Special Operations Forces in Battle

U.S. special operations forces, including units from the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force, have led the charge in America’s post –9/11 wars. Highly trained and lavishly equipped, they often receive equipment before the conventional forces that often support...
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What is the equivalent of an AK-47 for sniper rifles?

The question itself cannot be properly answered due to the way it is worded. Since the AK-47 is not...
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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...