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We’re back in business…

Speaking of dead air…. we were effectively off-line for a while due to a storage problem not letting us post any new content.

I’m happy to report that the problem has been sorted out and we’ve got air in our canopy once again.  So stand by for new stuff coming at ya soon

Happy landings!



Dead Air Armament – the silence of suppression…

Dead Air LogoClick on the logo above to read more about this exciting news, provided by our friends at Predator Intel.

Friday Foto

Jackal Stone 2014

Netherlands Maritime Special Operations Forces, Norwegian Marine Jaeger Kommando, Czech Republic Special Operations Forces and U.S. Special Operations Forces service members trained on 11-metre rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIBs) during a training evolution as part of Exercise Jackal Stone 2014 in Den Helder, Netherlands, on Sept. 12, 2014.  Jackal Stone is an annual joint special operations exercise designed to enhance capabilities and interoperability amongst the participating special operations forces to build mutual respect while sharing doctrinal concepts, training concepts and various tactics, techniques and procedures.

Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William S. Parker, US Navy.

The SALAMANDRA Plate-Carrier from Project Gecko / OSO Gear

Unlike most current plate-carriers on the market, the “SALAMANDRA” comes in a ready-to-go configuration.  Rather than needing to buy all of your pouches separately – and the resulting ‘some-assembly-required’ approach needed to get ready for the field – the Salamandra includes all basic pouches – and even a backpack – already attached.  


Besides being a smarter and easier purchase process, the pre-configured, ready-to-go nature of the SALAMANDRA also makes you tactically more efficient and effective and reduces your gear-admin time as well.  In addition to these points, the SALAMANDRA also offers other key features and benefits worth taking a closer look at…

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AIMPOINT: Micro T-2 sight

Last week, Aimpoint, the originator and world leader in electronic red dot sighting technology, announced the addition of the new Micro T-2 sight to the company’s professional product line. The Micro T-2 will be available for shipment around the middle of this month, and will be offered alongside the company’s existing Micro T-1 product.

Since its introduction in 2007, the Aimpoint Micro sight has become the worldwide standard for compact reflex sights. Law enforcement and military end users have embraced this sight for its compact size, durability, and extremely long battery life.


Nonetheless, feedback received from professional end users identified a series of desired product enhancements that have now been added. These changes include: a new sight housing which allows the addition of front and rear protective flip covers and anti-reflective devices, additional physical protection for the sight’s adjustment turrets, and increased ruggedness for the sight’s internal electronic components.

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