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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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Friday Foto

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Members of Germany’s elite KSK unit photographed during a recent capabilities demonstration.  Note the MultiCam uniform and the highly modified G36K carbine.

(hat tip to ‘Writer’ on militaryphotos.net)

‘Viewpoint Tactical’ – SAWMAN talks about defending endangered animals

Former SEAL team operator Craig “Sawman” Sawyer talks about his motivation and his efforts in counter-poaching ops to save the endangered rhinos and elephants of Africa from extinction at the hands of international crime syndicates.

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Click on the image above to jump to the magazine – Sawman interview starts on page 50.

Netherlands 11 Airmobile Brigade: Exercise ‘Falcon Preydrive’

Exercise FALCON PREYDRIVE is under way near Celle in Germany.  Participants include airborne troops from Germany, The United States and The Netherlands.

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This exercise tests the operational readiness of 11 Infantry Battalion Grenadier Guards Regiment and Hunters. The exercise is supported by various units of the brigade and the OOCL.

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