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All US special operators train for combat diving, but Navy SEALs take it to another level

Navy SEALs. U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jayme Pastoric Special-operations units from each US military service branch train to conduct combat diving as a part of their missions. Navy SEALs take that capability further, however, practicing not only to travel through the water but to conduct underwater missions as well. With the military refocusing for a potential conflict in the vast Pacific region, that diving capability is taking on new importance. Visit B...
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[TFB GUNFEST] Daniel Defense Delta 5 Pro Precision Bolt Gun

Daniel Defense is a firearms manufacturer that needs no introduction. Since the company’s humble beginnings making small parts in the early 2000s, to their David-and-Goliath style successes in providing rail systems to SOCOM shortly after that, to the introduction of their first complete firearm (the DDM4, later referred to as the V1) in 2009, Daniel […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] Daniel Defense Delta 5 Pro Precision Bolt Gun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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A small bureaucratic change at the Pentagon hints a major shift for US special-operations units

US Army Green Berets observe a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during helocast training at Eglin Base Air Force Base, Florida, February 6, 2013. US Army/Spc. Steven K. Young A few changes at the Pentagon illustrate how the US military is shifting to prepare for the challenges of great-power competition. The Defense Department's reemphasis on irregular warfare is part of a broader effort to counter Russia and China — who are both pursuing similar capabilities. Visit Business Insider's homepage for...
Tags: Navy, China, Russia, Defense, US, International, Trends, Syria, Afghanistan, Beijing, Middle East, Army, Pentagon, Pacific, Defense Department, US Navy


5 things troops won't miss about the old M9 pistol

US Army In 2017, the Army announced that the replacement for the M9 would be a pair of sidearms designated the M17 and M18. Those weapons are now being adopted by other branches, and there are a number of reasons that service members will be glad to see the M9 go. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The replacement of the Colt M1911A1 with the Beretta 92F as the primary sidearm of the US military in 1985 was a controversial move.Not only was the military dropping from the ...
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Gun Deals: Radical Firearms PA RF-15 Cmplt 5.56 Rifle M-LOK Handguard $599.99

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! U.S. & Texas LawShield is America’s original legal defense for self-defense program. Radical Firearms PA RF-15 Cmplt 5.56 Rifle M-LOK Handguard Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Primary Arms has the Radical Firearms PA Exclusive RF-15 Complete 5.56 Rifle M-LOK Handguard back in stock and priced at $599.99. That is a lot of rifle for very little money. Limit 1 per household. Add a Primary Arms riflescope, like the Primary Arms SLx 4-14x...
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Barrett MRAD SMR, 1 Mile Shot Attempt – Video Review

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- For quite a while now I’ve been wanting to shoot a mile. A few years ago I shot a 1000 yards for the first time, and I was immediately hooked. Long range shooting is thrilling in a way that is sometimes hard to convey to those who have never done it. The skill involved in calculating the drop and wind, to make a bullet fly that far, and land on target is very rewarding. After making that first 1000 Yard shot, it wasn’t terribly long after that I started thinking about...
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Barrett To Deliver First Advanced Sniper Rifle’s to US SOCOM in Early 2021

Barrett Firearms Manufacturing recently announced that they have received the first order for the ASR (Advanced Sniper Rifle) from the US Special Operations Command. The $50 million contract to provide the ASR was awarded back in March 2019. The ASR tender as Barrett’s MRAD or Multi Role Adaptive Design selected. The first delivery of rifles is […] Read More … The post Barrett To Deliver First Advanced Sniper Rifle’s to US SOCOM in Early 2021 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Barrett To Deliver First Advanced Sniper Rifles to US SOCOM in Early 2021

Barrett Firearms Manufacturing recently announced that they have received the first order for the ASR (Advanced Sniper Rifle) from the US Special Operations Command. The $50 million contract to provide the ASR was awarded back in March 2019. The ASR tender as Barrett’s MRAD or Multi Role Adaptive Design selected. The first delivery of rifles is […] Read More … The post Barrett To Deliver First Advanced Sniper Rifles to US SOCOM in Early 2021 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US, Optics, Daily News, Barrett, ASR, SOCOM, US Special Operations Command, Rifles, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Bolt Action, Mrad, Advanced Sniper Rifle, US SOCOM, MIL/LE, Barrett Mk22


Surefire’s Newest, Lightest Rifle Can Ever: The SOCOM 65-Ti

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves reviews Surefire’s Newest, Lightest Centerfire Rifle Can Ever: The SOCOM 65-Ti. James not only runs this can through the wringer at Thunder Ranch’s long range Counter-Sniper Course, but he even pays a visit to Surefire’s factory to talk to Barry Dueck about the testing and development of this […] Read More … The post Surefire’s Newest, Lightest Rifle Can Ever: The SOCOM 65-Ti appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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OLight Odin – Affordable Tactical Weapon Mounted Light with 2000 Lumens

OLIght Odin mounted on Radical Firearms 458 SOCOM U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- OLight has a new tactical flashlight out called the Odin that throws an impressive 2000 Lumens as far as 300 meters. They sent us one to test and evaluate and we mounted it on a homebuilt AR. The Rifle This was a special kind of build. The lower receiver is a billet Battle Born lower made about 10 years ago by US Firearms Academy in Reno, Nevada, and is one of my favorite lowers to build a rifle on. The lower receive...
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How to become a Raider: Everything you've wanted to know about Marine Special Operations

Marine Raiders with 1st Marine Raider Battalion provide security during a simulated night raid on a warehouse in Los Angeles, September 3, 2015. US Marine Corps/Sgt. Scott A. Achtemeier The Marine Raiders of World War II, who carried out missions deep behind Japanese lines, are said to have been the first US special-operations unit. In 2014, Marine Special Operations Command took on the Raider title, and they it has become a formidable and highly specialized force that trains and fights fr...
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Former SOCOM head says Rep. Dan Crenshaw's video is 'embarassing' - Business Insider

A retired general and former head of Special Operations Command said he watched the video twice, thinking at first that it was a comedy skit.
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Former SOCOM head says Navy SEAL congressman's action video of himself battling antifa is 'embarrassing' and looks like an SNL skit

Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, left, listens as Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Russell Vought testifies before the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, during a hearing on the fiscal year 2020 budget. Susan Walsh/AP Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL, released a video of himself as a special operator dropping into Georgia to battle "far-left activists" and raise support for "American patriots." The video is intended to suppor...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Navy, Washington, Senate, Iraq, US, Trends, Georgia, Ied, Afghanistan, Middle East, Kamala Harris, Thomas, Raphael Warnock


Gun Deals: Radical Firearms PA RF-15 Cmplt 5.56 Rifle M-LOK Handguard $599.99

Check out our Daily Gun & Ammunition Deals page for more savings! Protect your investment in guns & ammo with SecureIt! Radical Firearms PA RF-15 Cmplt 5.56 Rifle M-LOK Handguard Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Primary Arms has the Radical Firearms PA Exclusive RF-15 Complete 5.56 Rifle M-LOK Handguard back in stock and priced at $599.99. That is a lot of rifle for very little money. Limit 1 per household. Add a Primary Arms riflescope, like the Primary Arms SLx 1-6x24mm FFP Rifle Scope – Illum...
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The Time Taurus Tried to Replace the HK MK23 SOCOM

In 2005 the US Military went looking for a new handgun, and Taurus answered the call with the PT24/7 OSS Tactical. When the Joint Combat Pistol trial was abandoned, Taurus offered the OSS Tactical to the civilian market instead. The OSS Tactical was a suppressor-ready PT24/7 with an extended slide and barrel. For importing reasons, […] Read More … The post The Time Taurus Tried to Replace the HK MK23 SOCOM appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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How China's special forces stack up against the US's special operators

US Navy SEALs. Department of Defense Special-operations forces have become the top option for policymakers because they're highly capable and can operate with a small footprint. China's current special-operations units are a relatively recent addition to the People's Liberation Army, and their roles are distinct from their US counterparts. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Over the last two decades, special-operations forces have become the go-to choice for policymakers a...
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Gun Deal: Radical Firearms, B5 Systems AR-15 16″ 5.56 Carbine M-LOK RPR Rail $585.82

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Special operations snipers are about to get this 'awesome' new rifle of choice for US military sharpshooters

A US Army soldier with 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) fires a legacy M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey US Special Operations Command has ordered its first Multi-Role Adaptive Design (MRAD) Mk 22 sniper rifles, which are expected to be delivered in January 2021. The Army and the Marines have also said they want to acquire the modular, multi-caliber weapon. "It's an awesome gun," a seasoned Army sniper told Insider earlier this ...
Tags: Technology, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Nato, Army, Marine Corps, Marines, US Army, Barrett, US Marine Corps, Special Operations, ASR, SOCOM, US Special Operations Command, Norma Magnum


3 legendary leaders who made America's special-operations units into the elite forces they are today

US Army Many storied leaders have helped shape and refine the US military's special-operations forces. The three below are among the most decorated and accomplished, and their ideas and actions have had a lasting impact on the units they led. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. An unconventional visionary: Col. Charles "Chargin' Charlie" Beckwith Charlie Beckwith commissioned in the Army in 1952, volunteering for Special Forcers a few years later.In 1960, he deployed to L...
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March on DC, Stop the Steal, Defend the President, & Defeat the Deep State ~ VIDEO

Million MAGA March Saturday, November 14, 2020, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave, at 12pm. Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- President Trump is a fighter, but he needs us to stand with him and fight too! Oath Keepers and Patriots, duty calls! We must all march on Washington D.C. and directly back-up and defend President Trump as he fights against the ongoing coup that is attempting to steal the election. Start rolling toward DC now! Join in on: Million MAGA rally scheduled in Washington D.C. this Saturd...
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The Army is looking for a brand new machine gun

US Army Paratroopers train on a M240B machine gun, mounted on a M1167 HMMWV, at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany, August 24, 2017. US Army/VIS Gerhard Seuffert The Army is looking for a potential replacement for the M240 machine gun, officials announced on Thursday. The Army's study likely won't be completed until the end of 2023, but it comes amid a number of other changes to the service's arsenal. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Army has initiated an expansive...
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Daniel Defense Mk18 Stripped SOCOM Upper Receiver W/ Handguard $859.99 FREE S&H

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Protect your investment in guns & ammo with SecureIt! Daniel Defense MK18 Stripped SOCOM Upper Receiver USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has a coupon code for the month of November that gets you $40.00 off orders over $500.00 like the exclusive to Brownells Daniel Defense Mk18 Stripped Socom Upper Receiver with Handguard for just $859.99. Brownells Edge Members get FREE Shipping on all their orders. Compare prices on similar items online...
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Gun Deals: Radical Firearms AR-15 16″ 5.56 Carbine 12″ M-LOK MHR Rail $566.95

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Protect your investment in guns & ammo with SecureIt! Radical Firearms AR-15 16″ 5.56 Carbine 12″ M-LOK MHR Rail Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Primary Arms has the Radical Firearms AR-15 16″ 5.56 Carbine 12″ M-LOK MHR Rail in stock and shipping for just $566.95. Limit 1 per household. The Radical Firearms 16″ 5.56 NATO SOCOM Rifle is law enforcement grade hardware. Crafted with quality materials and covered by Radical’s lifetime warranty, ...
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Navy SEALs are 'rusty' from scandals and post-9/11 wars as US prepares for more powerful foes, insiders warn

A Navy SEAL climbs a ladder on the side of a gas and oil platform during training, July 26, 2011. US Navy/PO3 Adam Henderson The US military is shifting its attention toward a potential fight with a powerful foe, like Russia or China, after two decades of fighting in the Middle East. Navy special operators are expected to have an important role in such a conflict, but two decades of land-based counterinsurgency and a series of scandals in their ranks have prompted worries about whether the...
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Palmetto State Armory PS200 1-6x Scope – Review

Palmetto State Armory PS200 1-6x Scope – Review U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Palmetto State Armory is continuing its assault on the high-end firearms market.  While they've long been known for their budget-oriented AR- and AK-platform rifles, they have also been making inroads into the optics market.  This effort includes a red dot, a 6-24x riflescope, and today's subject: the PS200 1-6x24mm scope with QD mount. Palmetto State Armory PS2000 1-6x Scope Palmetto State Armory PS200 If the PS20...
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Gun Deals: Springfield Armory M1A Socom .308 Win Kryptek Highlander Rifle $1499.99

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Springfield Armory M1A Socom .308 Win Kryptek Highlander Rifle Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- High power shooters, Palmetto State Armory has the Springfield Armory M1A Socom in .308 Win with the Kryptek Highlander camo pattern Rifle for $1499.99. That is $250.00 off the MSRP and being in the .308 WIN caliber is an additional plus as it is one of the few calibers you can still find for sale like here and over here. The world of tactical rifle...
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Tactical Deals: Mystery Ranch SATL Assault Pack $320.00 FREE S&H, FREE Returns 36%OFF

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Mystery Ranch SATL Assault Pack Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Optics Planet has a sale on the best selling Mystery Ranch SATL Assault Pack for just $320.00. You save over $180.00 off the MSRP. The SATL has been the standard-issue assault pack for SOCOM for nearly a decade. Specifications for Mystery Ranch SATL Assault Pack: Size: Medium Pack Size: Medium Gender: Unisex Weight: 4.15 lb Pack Application: Military Pack Type: Backpacking Pack ...
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How a disastrous mission in Iran 40 years ago changed the way US special operators fight

RH-53s taking off from USS Nimitz during Operation Eagle Claw. Greenwich Media On November 4, 1979, Iranian students stormed the US Embassy in Tehran, taking 66 Americans hostage. Less than a month later, US special-operations forces began planning a daring raid to rescue the Americans. The complicated rescue operation went awry almost immediately, but lessons from the deadly failure have informed how US special operations are conducted for decades. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
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US Special Operations Command has gotten a new, upgraded version of its workhorse helicopter

Boeing recently delivered the first next-generation MH-47G Block II Chinook to US Army Special Operations. Boeing US Special Operations Command has accepted its first MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopter. The new version of the workhorse helicopter will be assigned to the Army's 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM), has taken possession of its first MH-47G Block II Chinook from Boe...
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