Category Archives: Soldier Systems

Battlecloth Suppressed Service Pistol Holsters

Steve at Battlecloth has had numerous requests from a variety of organizations and individuals for holsters specifically designed for suppressed service pistols. Currently, operators don’t have a convenient way to carry a sidearm with the suppressor installed. In February of … Continue reading

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Revision Military Exoshield® Extreme Low Profile Eyewear That Works….

How many times have you heard someone say that you need to take care of your eyes because you only have two? No doubt, you’ve heard it countless times, and maybe to the point of becoming nauseous, but like it … Continue reading

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Bourque Industries Tests Kryron™ Ballistic Plate

Photo Courtesy of Bourque Industries Bourque Industries is a publicly-traded (OTC:BORK) advanced materials science company. Its founder and CEO, John M. Bourque, invented Kryron™, a revolutionary metal-alloying process that uses nanotechnology to fundamentally alter common metals at the molecular level to … Continue reading

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OTIS TRS® – The Personification Of Excellence.

Equipping the Army’s inventory of M4 carbines with a highly accurate rail system enhances the functionality of the weapon and brings the M4 carbine into the 21st century. The need for a reliable rail system has been recognized for quite … Continue reading

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SOFIC – Gallery

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SOFIC 2011 – Engage

The last part of the USSOCOM equation “Understand, Communicate, Move, Engage” addresses the kinetic component of the SOCOM mission. Active projects embraced by the engage variable include weapons, munitions, operator survivability, signature reduction, non-lethal technologies, vision augmentation and a variety of other … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2011 – Communicate

In my last SOFIC 2011 post, I touched on the “Understand” component of Adm. Olson’s vision for USSOCOM post Geronimo EKIA. It is at the heart of everything that USSOCOM does but more importantly it is key to meeting our military and … Continue reading

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Vectronix Selected To Supply 1400 MOSKITO, Commander’s Target Locator (CTL), For UK’s FIST Program.

Vectronix MOSKITO CTL Vectronix, of Heerburg Switzerland, designs and manufactures extreme high quality optical ranging devices. I’ve had the opportunity to use a variety of their equipment over the years, and I can say, without reservation, that it leaves the competition … Continue reading

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Shoulder Worn Acoustic Targeting Systems (SWATS) – QinetiQ

Snipers have earned their place in military history as one of the most effective weapon systems ever deployed. During World War II, Russian, snaiperskaya, wreaked havoc on advancing German troops. A single sniper team can successfully pin down a company, and … Continue reading

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Harris’ Falcon Fighter Soldier System

Soldier modernization programs seem to be alive and well. Harris’s Falcon Fighter Soldier System made its debut at IDEX 2011 announcing a 500 unit sale to an undisclosed Asian country[1].  The system is designed around the Harris line of secure … Continue reading

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