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February 2021
Jacobite Solutions – Button Up Pouch A simple device, the Button Up Pouch uses the button fly common on many brands of jeans, offering a small storage solution. jacobitesolutions.co.uk This entry was posted on Saturday, February 27th, 2021 at 18:00 and is filed under SERE. You can follow any responses to this entry through the...
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Canada’s Department of National Defence has released a long overdue Draft Tender for the C22 Modular Pistol which is a 9mm striker fired, semi-automatic, recoil-operated, magazine fed pistol to replace their long serving Browning Hi-Powers. Here is the tender’s definition of modular: According to the draft, they are seeking a full sized pistol, with three...
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For nearly 20 years, Lightfighter.net has been regarded as the definitive source for factual discussion, learning, and exchange of ideas in an online forum for the tactical shooting community. For those in martial professions such as Law Enforcement, Military, or Security Contracting; it set the tone and standard for experiential and fact based input for...
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ERBIL AIR BASE, IRAQ – Military intelligence Soldiers assigned to the Syrian Logistics Cell at Erbil leverage biometric technology to screen drivers for a long haul to outposts in the area of operations. “Biometrics screenings are important because they not only keep the drivers safe as they enter Syria, but they also help protect military...
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FORT BRAGG, North Carolina – Airborne Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 82nd Airborne Division, completed almost two weeks testing the Army’s newest small leader radio (LR) packages. “Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division demonstrated tactical communications at its finest during the initial operational test,” said Maj. Brian Ramirez, Leader Radio (LR)...
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CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo — The 702nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, assigned to the explosive ordnance team for Regional Command-East, Kosovo Force, traveled to Dakovica to witness the Mine Action Training Kosovo school conduct their range day qualifications. MAT Kosovo is a humanitarian demining school which trains its student in different levels of EOD certification. The...
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Tobyhanna Army Depot, PA — Data collected at Tobyhanna Army Depot will help improve specialty uniforms for U.S. Army Soldiers and Marines. The depot hosted four government entities in late January in support of an ongoing study to assess the effectiveness of military overwhite uniforms. Also called “snow camouflage,” the attire is designed to conceal...
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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – When the 101st Airborne Division needed big guns at the Battle of the Bulge, two corps artillery units of Black Soldiers delivered. When the Little Rock Nine needed escorts just to attend Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent in 101st Abn. Div. Soldiers from Fort...
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PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — While much attention has focused on the U.S. Army’s ability to achieve greater distances with artillery and missiles, mortar systems are also keeping pace with technology advances. When it comes to a relatively close fight with the enemy, mortars have a variety of advantages that over the years have made them...
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“IVAS is more than just a goggle, it’s changing the way we fight.”– MAJ Kevin Smith, PM IVAS Platform Integration DRI JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCORD, WA – The Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) is being developed to address capability gaps in the dismounted close combat force identified by Army leadership via the 2018 National Defense Strategy....
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