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Exercise Rafale Blanche

Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment provide suppressing fire with a C6 machine gun and C7 rifles during a simulated attack on the enemy stronghold as part of Exercise RAFALE BLANCHE in Saint-Sylvestre, Québec on February 5, 2014.

U.S. Navy photo: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Blair

Helikon-Tex: PCS smock in PenCott™ camouflage

Helikon-Tex announced today that their PCS-style smock will be available in PenCott-GreenZone™ and PenCott-SnowDrift™ camouflage from January 2015.

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Based on the design of the British Army’s ‘Personal Clothing System’ Smock, Helikon’s PCS Smock is constructed from milspec-grade 50/50 Nylon-Cotton ripstop fabric.  It features 10 spacious pockets for personal equipment,  a helmet-compatible hood that can be easily adjusted, a loose cut to fit over insulating layers in cold weather,  and double fabric layers in key areas for added wind protection.

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MSRP is listed as 169 EUROs.

www.helikon-tex.com

German LRRPs conduct freefall training in Tennessee

Soldiers of Fernspählehrkompanie 200 (long range reconnaissance training company) visited Tennessee recently to practice their skills in military free-fall operations with full equipment.

The company belongs to the German Army’s special operations division and provides the division’s organic long range reconnaissance capabilities.

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Click on the picture above to jump to the video – in German language.

Source:  Bundeswehr News Service.

Singapore Armed Forces high-tech airborne training centre

Check out the new hi-tech system that the Singapore Armed Forces are using to train their paratroops.  Certainly looks a lot more modern than what I went through at Benning back in 1983.

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Zombie Zone and SCDTV Christmas Stocking Competition

This Christmas, the Elves from Zombie Zone have joined forces with the Elves from SCDTV – and those from the far north – and have prepared something very special for you…

First a little back-story…  Last Christmas Eve, Santa Claus received many disturbing signals that bad green lizard-goblins were trying to destroy Christmas.  There were dozens of reports of them robbing people’s Christmas stockings- stealing from them things like tactical folding knives, backpacks, and various other pieces of tactical and survival equipment. In the place of the stolen items they put, tight pants, razors, pink wool sweaters, perfume, flowers, and other stuff intended to make men weak…

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After painstakingly gathering all the evidence and analyzing footage from tapping into cameras in laptops, smart phones, tablets and carefully hidden in childrens’ toys, the record clearly showed that the evil goblins usually robbed red Christmas stockings.

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