Category Archives: SOFIC 2016

FNH SMALL ARMS OF SOFIC 2016

One of my favorite pistols is the FNX-45 Tactical, a tremendous improvement over the FNP Tactical. It’s low bore axis makes the pistol  very easy to control. The grip is nicely textured which when combined with the interchangeable backstarp makes … Continue reading

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PARASIM TRAINER SOFIC 2016

STI’s Parasim is a virtual reality parachute training system currently in use across the U.S. military. The company has been a great supporter and longtime exhibitor at SOFIC . STI is two synergistic businesses: Engineering services: Consulting in design, control, … Continue reading

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GEN RAYMOND A. THOMAS III USSOCOM’s NEW COMMANDING OFFICER ADDRESSES ATENDEES AT SOFIC 2016

General Raymond A. Thomas III currently serves as the 11th Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Prior to assuming command of USSOCOM, Gen. Thomas served as Commander, Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), … Continue reading

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ISOF CAPABILITIES DEMONSTRATION SOFIC 2016

The SOFIC 2016 International Special Operation Forces (ISOF) Capabilities Demonstration is one of the many highlights of this year’s SOFIC conference held annually in The City of Tampa. The ISOF Demonstration is conducted every other year and draws huge crowds … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2016 – INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO THE COMMERCIAL sUAS THREAT

The proliferation of hobby and commercial sUAS represents a significant threat to commercial aviation and domestic critical infrastructure. DHS, FAA and DOD are the principal drivers behind the recent Draconian restrictions placed on commercial and hobby sUAS flight.  The Federal … Continue reading

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SNEAK PEEK JOINT CAPABILITIES DEMONSTRATION – SOFIC 2016

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DAY 2 SOFIC 2016 GETTING STARTED

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SOFIC 2016 Kicks Off Tuesday In Tampa

2016 SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) will be held May 23–26, 2016 at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL. This year’s conference theme, “Evolving the Network to Counter Emerging Threats,” reflects the enduring vision of a global Special Operations … Continue reading

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SURVIVETEC TO EXHIBIT THE COMPANY’s UNIQUE CQB SCENARIO EXPERIENCE AT SOFIC IN TAMPA

In an event that Survivetec describes as immersive, visitors to the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) 2016 will have the opportunity to experience a Close Quarters Battle (CQB) scenario. Simulating CQB situations is enormously complex because of the variability … Continue reading

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