Category Archives: Naval Special Warfare

Russia produces the world’s first truly amphibious rifle

The 5.45x39mm ADS is the first assault rifle in the world to fire equally well both in and out of the water. Notably, it is as good as the latest models of Kalashnikov-type assault rifles, while being smaller in size.  … Continue reading

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Friday Foto

A U.S. sailor fires a GAU-17 minigun during Emerald Warrior 2012 on the Apalachicola River, Fla., March 6, 2012. Emerald Warrior is an annual two-week joint/combined tactical exercise sponsored by U.S. Special Operations Command designed to leverage lessons learned from … Continue reading

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Friday Foto

A watermelon blasts apart after being shot by a SEAL sniper during a capabilities demonstration at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va. on July 17, 2010. The Naval Special Warfare community event was part of the 41st UDT/SEAL East Coast … Continue reading

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PANAMA CITY, Panama – Aug. 25, 2010:  Panamanian marines, U.S. Navy Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 3 from Yorktown, Va., and U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Fast Company from Yorktown, Va., prepare to storm the beach during the pursuit of three suspected drug … Continue reading

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Wildcat makes first landing at sea

The Royal Navy’s next-generation helicopter, the Wildcat, has landed on a ship at sea for the first time.  On 7 November, the aircraft touched down on the flight deck of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) aviation trials ship Argus off … Continue reading

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