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Stoner 63 Wallpapers

From Larry Vickers’ Facebook page today:

“My Stoner 63 buddy Mongo sent some killer Stoner wallpaper he did – enjoy and feel free to use them

Spread the wealth !!!”

So, here they are for you to enjoy as well dear readers!

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British paratroopers conduct air-borne assault on Salisbury Plain

British Paratroopers have practised a mission that could come off the pages of their proud history as they prepare for future operations around the world.


C Company, 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment recently carried out an airborne assault on Salisbury Plain as part of Exercise WESSEX STORM.

Some 100 paratroopers jumped from two RAF C-130J Hercules flying at 800 foot onto the Fox Covert drop zone. The Colchester-based troops jumped in Overhead Assault Mode, wearing body armour and webbing with weapons and daysacks strapped to their legs.


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173rd Airborne complete Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise in Romania

Paratroopers from the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade mix with local mountain-dwelling residents during an emergency deployment readiness exercise in Calarasi, Transylvania, Romania, Oct. 22.

Photo by Sgt. A.M. LaVey

Trident Concepts and Monkey Edge team with Strider Knives to produce the TRICON™ model fixed blade knife

Monkey Edge has announced the immediate availability of the Trident Concepts (TRICON) fixed blade knife designed and manufactured in the USA by Strider Knives.

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The TRICON model fixed blade was conceived with the goal of producing a simple and streamlined design to facilitate a wide variety of carry options. Whether mounted to a plate carrier, or concealed carried carry in plain clothes, the TRICON fixed blade provides the user with a simple, easy to deploy, defense option.

The genesis of the project:

“While attending a Trident Concepts course, Jeff Gonzales (TRICON founder) and I had a conversation about edged weapons and it turned out nothing out there completely met his needs. I figured I could leverage our excellent relationship with Strider Knives to produce a new model that fit the profile Jeff was looking for,” explained Monkey Edge principal Brady Miller. Eventually, those cocktail napkin sketches turned into prototypes that were then further refined based on Jeff’s feedback. “I was well aware of Strider’s ability to put out top shelf hard use gear so working with them on this project was a natural fit. I am thrilled at how it turned out. The Strider team did an amazing job,” said Jeff.

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