Monthly Archives: February 2014

Friday Foto

A lone piper plays at sunset in Cyprus. Soldiers and officers of 28 Engineer Regiment, based in Germany, are four months into a six-month deployment on the United Nations’ peacekeeping operation in Cyprus known as “Operation Tosca”. MoD / Crown … Continue reading

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Introducing the Malamute Lightweight Vest from Helikon-Tex

Due to hit shelves next week, the Malamute Lightweight Vest alone layer or underneath outer layers. The hydrophobic properties of the Climashield® Apex™ material keeps the user warm and dry in cold weather conditions.

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Friday Foto

Lance Cpl. Eleanor H. Roper, right, pulls a Marine Corps Cold Weather Infantry Kit sled up a slope during a field exercise aboard Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., on Jan. 31, 2014. (SULLIVAN LARAMIE/U.S. MARINE CORPS)

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OSPREY Publishing: Modern African Wars (4) – The Congo 1960 – 2002

Osprey’s first title in the Men-At-Arms ”Modern African Wars” series-within-a-series appeared in 1986, and the series has been a big hit ever since. The first title was “Modern African Wars (1) Rhodesia 1965-80″, followed by “Modern African Wars (2) Angola and … Continue reading

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A Made-In-America .308 semi-auto FG42?

YES – is the short answer!  Now here is the longer answer…. Smith Manufacturing Group located in Decatur, Texas specializes in recreating rare, foreign, WWII-era firearms in semi-auto, ’civilian-legal’ (i.e., no special licenses or paperwork required) form. The company’s product line includes … Continue reading

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