With the new .375 Swiss P caliber RUAG Ammotec offers a performance upgrade for rifles designed for the .338 Lapua Magnum. VISIER and all4shooters.com have already been able to test the new cartridge at a shooting range in Switzerland. Read the exclusive preliminary results here.
Special missions require special mobility – on land, above and below water, and in the air. This is where the Special Operation Vehicles (SOV) come into play. These means of transport not only increase mobility, but also the mission value and combat effectiveness of special forces.
The Swiss company D Fence International Security AG introduces the Targetmasdr, an innovative shooting training system. With the Targetmasdr, individual and group training on one or more targets is possible. The digital system is extremely flexible and enables evaluations and analyses in real time. On all4shooters.com we explain what the system can do, showing it in the manufacturer's video.
For the SOF warrior, survival, lethality and mobility are paramount categories. Modern weaponry and equipment increase combat effectiveness, but Special Forces always have to find a balance between firepower, size and weight. Let's have a gander.
Each country has its own special forces and specialized units. Here we take a look at some of them to see how they are organized, what are their missions, and the threats they must face – which sometimes come from within.
As with the military in general, team spirit naturally plays a defining role in the units known as special forces. Global challenges such as the war on terrorism reinforce this. The special forces community is closely networked – this is due to close multinational cooperation as well as common roots.
Special Operations Forces (SOF) act as operational or strategic high-value instruments in the national security toolbox of their respective states. These are thoroughly trained and experienced soldiers who go on extremely important (and usually dangerous) missions. For this reason, it is usually the highest military and political levels that decide.
The systems includes the revolutionary 6.8x51 hybrid ammunition, the NGSW-AR lightweight belt-fed machine gun, the NGSW-R rifle, and suppressors. The new weapons offer “significant advancements in battlefield weapons performance” and should replace the current M4 carbine and the M249 SAW chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO.
Virtual SHOT Show 2021 / True Velocity delivers cartridges to the US Army. Innovative US ammunition manufacturer True Velocity based in Garland, Texas, recently delivered a large quantity of composite-cased 6.8mm cartridges to the US Armed Forces for further testing as part of the ambitious Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) program.
A carry gun in .45 ACP caliber isn't a bad idea, although it can't go below a certain size of course. With this striker-fired pistol, Smith & Wesson hits the mark, introducing a compact and powerful firearm whose qualities are enhanced by S&W Performance Center.
After the US Army, the US Air Force too selected the 9mm highly concealable submachine gun. The most compact version the APC9 PRO line, the APC9K is optimized for discreet deployment, use in and around vehicles, and within confined spaces.
A good tactical torch must be lightweight, powerful, rugged and durable. But there are many features and options to consider. In this article you will learn how to figure out which flashlight is better suited to your needs and why you have to be careful when comparing technical data from different manufacturers.
The Slovak gunmaker Grand Power, known for various "short carbine" models, introduces the smallest version of the series, the Stribog SP9 A3S in 9mm caliber with a 4.5”/114 cm barrel. We test fired it at the shooting range.
The TANGO6T 1-6X variable-magnification riflescope has been selected for the Direct View Optic (DVO). Recently, it had already been selected for the Squad Designated Marksman Rifle (SDMR) and the USSOCOM Squad-Variable Powered Scope (S-VPS). The ruggedized and battle-hardened optic will be used on M4A1 carbines to enable the soldier to engage both close quarter targets and targets at extended …
With a 1.4 lb/635 g weight reduction from the original BAMF models and available in three lengths, the new BAMF Pro Series rifle/pistol is designed for law enforcement, military and competitive shooters, but also for home defense. Chambering is .223 Wylde for maximum accuracy with both .223 Remington and 5.56mm ammo.
As has just been announced, the BAAINBw (the Federal Office of Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support of the German Armed Forces) has withdrawn the award of the contract for the supply of the new assault rifle. The Federal Ministry of Defence (BMVg) – the awarding authority of the procurement office – had decided in favour of the offer by C.G. Haenel GmbH in the "Sturmgewehr" …