Back in July, U.S. Central Command tweeted a gnarly photo of Gen. Joseph Votel cruising aboard a Combatant Craft Assault boat, the stealthy multi-role watercraft designed to replace U.S. Special Operations Command’s smaller MkV Special...Show More Summary
SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND’S QUEST FOR FREEZE DRIED PLASMA (FDP): FDP is an emergency dehydrated version of blood plasma. Plasma requires refrigeration. FDP doesn’t. It’s easy to see why SOCOM was interested. But when it came to obtaining FDP for U.S. soldiers, the enemy was the Food and Drug Administration. “…SOCOM has been using French FDP, […]
The accident, which killed one and injured 15 soldiers, is under investigation by the Army Special Operations Command based at Fort Bragg.
Competing elements of the Ukrainian Special Operations Command came together recently to participate in a skill of arms testing precision rifle capabilities, teamwork, handgun marksmanship, care under fire, among numerous other skill sets often required by sniper teams in combat. Show More Summary
CAMP MOREHEAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army's new special operations corps, declaring that "we are with you and we will stay with you." Gen. Show More Summary
Signaling that the US military expects its mission to continue, the top US commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army's new special operations corps, declaring that "we are with you and we will stay with you." Gen. John Nicholson's exhortation of continued support for the...
Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army's new special operations corps, declaring … Click to Continue »
This is truly a game changer. Who better to develop targets with than the team at Special Operations Command, right?!! This post Grizzly Targets SOCOM Rack: Something NEW in the World of Steel Targets appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Vice Admiral James W. Crawford, III, the Navy’s senior lawyer, is being investigated for influencing a wrongful conviction of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Keith Barry, a SEAL convicted of rape in 2015. Barry has served his sentence and now he’s appealing the case on the grounds that Crawford […]
During a discussion at the Aspen Security Forum on Friday, Army Gen. Raymond Thomas, head of US Special Operations Command, cited estimates saying that the US-led fight against ISIS had killed 60,000 to 70,000 ISIS militants. It is not...Show More Summary
As most readers know Schmidt & Bender (Germany) won the Precision Sniper Rifle Program of the United States Special Operations Command. Since 2011 S&B have been been supplying the Special Forces of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines with high quality optics. Show More Summary
Americas US Special Operations Command’s C-130J aircraft are scheduled to receive new electronic warfare systems aimed to enhance the aircrafts’ survivability equipment to detect, identify, locate, deny, degrade, disrupt and defeat various threats. Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, This is a big deal. BAE Systems will provide the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with new electronic warfare (EW) systems for its fleet of Lockheed Martin AC/MC-130J special operations version of theShow More Summary
Special Operations Command recently posted a solicitation on the government ran Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) resource in regards to a need for a domestic U.S. manufacturer to produce exact copies of the Soviet 7.62x54r mm PKM medium machine gun, and the 12.7x108mm KSV heavy machine gun (Entry is fourth from bottom on web page). Show More Summary
The commander of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command says the special weapon dubbed "the mother of all bombs" used in Afghanistan in April was delivered by an aircraft … Click to Continue »
Kris Osborn Security, Don't laugh, it could happen. U.S. Special Operations Command Plans to Have Some Initial TALOS Iron Man suit Prototypes by 2018 U.S. Special Operations Command is making progress researching, developing and testing...Show More Summary
Soldiers assigned to the home of Army Special Operations Aviation Command will have a reminder of their mission on Fort Bragg.
OLD BUT RELIABLE, DEADLY AND UPGRADED: Why Special Operations Command sticks with the MH-6 helicopter.
HOHENFELS, Germany:Naval Special Warfare operators from U.S. Special Operations Command along with NATO Special Operations Forces from Albania, Bulgaria and Lithuania, partnered with the U.S. Army’s 2nd Cavalry Regiment during Saber Junction 17 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, April 25 to May 19, 2017. Show More Summary
According to SoldierSystems.net, FN America has shown a.260 Remington conversion unit for FN SCAR Mk 20. What makes this news even more interesting is that it happened shortly after the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) announced...Show More Summary