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SOCOM Looking for New Combatant Craft

The spec ops community is pinging industry for ideas on a new Combatant Craft Medium Mk-1that is intended to replace the ageing NSW Rigid Hull…



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Bayonets Hit the Mark

I wasn’t sure my post from yesterday would garner such a reaction, but I’d say the pros outweigh the cons 10:1. Many of you mentioned…


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Fix Bayonets!

I read with sorrow a story this morning on Military.com that reported the head of Army basic training is moving to do away with bayonet skills….


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Bushmaster Adaptive Combat Rifle

Bushmaster has recently released its civilian version of the Adaptive Combat Rifle and displayed both the Civvie model and the so-called “Enhanced” version of the…



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No Kiwis Gunning for Jesus Anymore

We posted an update to Tuesday’s story about the Trijicon rifle sight bible verse controversy on Military.com this afternoon. Looks as if the New Zealand…


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Know Your Load

We met some reps from EMA Tactical at the SHOT Show media day and learned about a couple items they’re flacking to the US market….


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Desertico Italiano

Unable to resist the draw of cool new camouflage patterns, I was drawn like from a Death Star tractor beam to the small setup belonging…


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Shooting for Jesus

Military.com has a story coming out this afternoon on the whole Trijicon bible verse controversy. Since I’m at SHOT, I figured I’d start the company’s…


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Going Green at SHOT

Greetings from Las Vegas. Military.com associate editor Greg Grant and I are attending this year’s SHOT Show in Vegas and we had an opportunity to…




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Send in the Jarheads

More than 90 days of this “consulting” and “deliberating” and “solemn duty” stuff and Obama comes up with a Bush-esque surge…and oh, yeah, it’s gotta…


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New Camo Pattern on the Block

As if we didn’t already have enough to consider with Marpat, UCP, UCP-D, MultiCam and Desert Brush, in comes another pattern making inroads in the…