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The Science Behind the Soldier: ‘Grunt’ by Mary Roach

Hot on the heels of our last article about Natick Labs came this online article from ‘The National Geographic’ about a new book by renowned author Mary Roach:

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Mary Roach, a self-confessed “goober with a flashlight,” has created a niche for books with one-word titles—Gulp (on the digestive system); Bonk (on the science of sex)—that take a funny, and informed, look at the scientific secrets of everyday things. In her latest book, Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, she goes behind the scenes of modern warfare to celebrate the unsung heroes of military science, who do everything from design high-tech clothing for the battlefield to perform penis transplants—all in the name of keeping soldiers “alive and comfortable.”

Read the full interview here: nationalgeographic.com

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Helikon-Tex Releasing Major New Product Lines at IWA 2016

Helikon-Tex from Poland has been serving the tactical, law enforcement & security, outdoor and enthusiast markets in one way or another since 1983. The company currently provides a wide range of options – from shorts and t-shirts to cold and wet weather gear – which are available in a broad assortment of solid colors and camouflage patterns.

Some major new developments appear to be on their way to market though…  Over the past week the company has been posting a series of teasers on their Facebook page, that hint at the shape of things to come.

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Be sure to stop by their booth if you’re there….  In the meantime, we’ve included the full series of ‘teasers’ below:

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Direct Action® release 2nd video

Look closely and you’ll see lots of cool new kit that’s coming from Direct Action that will be revealed at EnforceTac / IWA in March 2015…

Infil, GO LOUD!, exfil…

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www.directactiongear.com

Raine BLACK – pre-Christmas 20% off sale!

Until December 25th, get 20% OFF ALL Raine BLACK gear when you order at www.raineblack.com.

Raine Inc. offers a variety of products in their Raine BLACK line of Berry-Compliant, high-end gear designed to for Tier One units.

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The Raine BLACK 20% off promotion lasts through Wednesday, December 25 at 11:59 pm. This offer won’t go too long so check us out!

Select the items in your cart and enter promo code “black13″ upon checkout.

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Tactical Tailor “Cerberus” 3-day Med Pack

Cerberus was the legendary 3-headed dog that guarded the gates of Hades.  Tactical Tailor has introduced a new 72-Hour Medical pack, that can also be used as a regular 3-day pack as well, named after the legendary beast.  3 heads, 3 days – get it?

The Cerberus Pack features heavy duty zippers that run all the way around 3 sides of the bag in order to give easy and complete access to the contents.

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