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$5 million reward for information about those involved in Niger ambush

On the second anniversary of the deadly Niger ambush, the United States Department of State’s Rewards for Justice Program announced that they are offering a $5 million reward for information that leads to the arrest or conviction of the...

Niger Ambush – Two years later

On October 4, 2017, an 11-member Army special operations unit known as Team Ouallam and a 30-member Nigerien partner force were ambushed near the village of Tongo Tongo, Niger few miles from the Mali border. This was a team's...

Russian Special Forces allegedly spotted in Norway

Russian special forces operators have allegedly been seen on the Spitzbergen Archipelago on the Norwegian soil. According to the local media outlets, they have crossed borderline and partially entered the mainland of Norway in alleged a reconnaissance training mission....

US-trained SOF Danab Brigade targeted by al-Shabaab

The situation is Somalia in the last two days is heating up as the al-Shabaab terror group has launched a suicide assault on a joint US-Somali base in southern Somalia and only two days after the suicide attack, they...

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,...

British Special Forces advertise for new recruits

The United Kingdom command for Special Forces has been forced to advertise for the first time ever in an attempt to attract new recruits for a new communications unit created to support covert operations. The SAS (Special Air Service) and...

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...

Russian SOF supporting Syrian Army offensive in Hamimah, Syria

The last remaining stronghold of the so-called Islamic State in the Syrian desert is under heavy attack of the Syrian Army, purportedly backed by Russian special forces, AMN reported. The large-scale offensive against militants in the Syrian desert is...

Australian SOF community shocked after war crimes confessions

Some of the Australian elite warriors, members of Australian special forces regiments, has confessed to murdering and brutalizing detainees in Afghanistan, the Age reported. The Commandos and the Special Air Service Regiment operators have given evidence to the army's...

Canadian armored truck operated by Special Forces stolen in Iraq

In the peak of the battle to retake city of Mosul in early, 2017, norther Iraq was a dangerous neighborhood. No one was safe there, even broken-down wrecks. For Canadian SOF command (CANSOFCOM) we will call this case as...
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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...