Category Archives: SOFIC 2012

It’s Back To Basics For Two SOF Entrepreneurs…

NavElite, a Palm Harbor, FL company got its beginnings in October of 2010 when two former SOF operators decided to reinvent the wrist magnetic compass. Their experience in         Afghanistan and Iraq highlighted the need for a … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – STI’s PARASIM®

Systems Technology, Inc., hereafter referred to as STI, is based in Hawthorne, CA. The firm is 100% employee owned founded in 1957  as a small R&D company devoted to the study of the behavior of dynamic systems, including ground and aerospace vehicles, … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Day Two

       

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – STS AN/PVS-21 LPNVG

Spent some time with the folks from the O’Gara Company checking out the STS AN/PVS-21 LPNVG (Low Profile Night Vision Goggle), a rather impressive piece of technology. The obvious is of course its compactness, especially when compared to an AN/PVS-14. The LPNVG … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – LWRC M6A2-PSD 300 Blackout

LWRC International is a pioneer in the development of short-stroke gas piston operating systems for the AR15 / M16 platform; the company is also one of the competitors in the U.S. Army’s carbine competition. LWRC carbines are considered to be some of … Continue reading

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A Collage Of Day One At SOFIC 2012…

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – MARSOC Operators Perform HALO

 

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – BAE Systems Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS®)

I admit to having a fond place in my heart for BAE Systems; it’s rare to find a company of its size with as much creativity and entrepreneurship. The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System or APKWS is but one example … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – SpotterRF Makes Its Debut

SpotterRF is a one-of-a-kind item in that it is the only surveillance radar in existence that will fit in a backpack. SoptterRF weighs a mere 3 pounds for the M80 and 4 pounds for the larger M600C model. The radar operates in … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Day Two – Navy SOC-Rs Make Their Exit After Successful Raid

Note, the dummy on his bass boat who nearly gets run over…

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 PROTECTOR Remote Controlled Weapon Station – Vulgar Display Of Firepower!

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For 7th Year In A Row, Glock Inc. Donates $100,000 To The Special Operations Warrior Foundation

SOFIC 2012, Tampa, Fl., 23 May 2012 – It was my pleasure to witness yet another example of generosity from Glock Inc. Today, they donated $100,000 to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. The donation is an annual event now in … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Day Three – Recon Scout XT

Over the last several years, application of robotics in tactical and EOD situations has grown exponentially. The Recon Scout XT, manufactured by Recon Robotics™, is by a large margin the most widely accepted and cost effective tactical robot available to military and law … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Special Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Exploitation

One of a number of areas of high interest for USSOCOM is Special Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Exploitation (SRSE pronounced ser-see). The portfolios encompass sensors, force protection, forensics, biometrics, collection, dissemination and a variety of other disciplines, and their supporting technologies. It is … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Day Two – USASOF Demonstrates Waterborne Insertion

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Day Two CV-22 Bugging Out

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Day Two – Blackhawk Exfiltration

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Day Two

Black Hawk infiltrates team to destroy a barge with C4 charges…

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Day Two

International Special Operating Force put on an excellent demonstration simulating an assault on several key targets in the channel between Davis Island and Harbour Island. More to come…

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SOFIC 2012 and ISOF 2012 Kicks Off In Tampa, FL

NDIA’s SOFIC 2012 and ISOF 2012 kicked off today, at Tampa’s Convention Center, for what is sure to be another great conference. Representatives from the Defense Industry, and members of the Special Operating Force Community were on had to exchange … Continue reading

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