Tag Archives: MARSOC

SOFIC 2015 Component Commanders

One of the more informative sessions was with component commanders. These senior executives and their commands have a great deal on their plates with diminishing resources. At the top of their needs list is recruitment. On the technology side, SOF … Continue reading

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SOF Experiences Yet Another Loss

While on a training exercise off the coast of Florida’s Panhandle, 7 MARSOC operators and 4 Army personnel perished when a UH-60 Black Hawk helo crashed in Santa Rosa Sound. The wreckage was located in 25 feet of water, and … Continue reading

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MARSOC Aligns Past with Future—Marine Raider Heritage Returns

This is a great story written by Gunny Josh Higgins. It’s published here unredacted and in its entirety. During World War II, four Marine Raider battalions and twoRaider regiments were formed and saw action in the Pacific Theaterbetween 1942 and … Continue reading

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A Letter From G-Code To Its Customers

Dear Customer The G-Code Blood Stripe Series is an extremely limited offering dedicated to those who have committed their lives to serve our nation. A portion of every Blood Stripe Series purchase will be donated to the MARSOC Foundation in … Continue reading

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ISOF Capabilities Demonstration At SOFIC 2014

I’m working on putting together a slide show for our readers. It will be available later in the coming week so be sure to visit the site for all of the SOFIC 2014 details and the ISOF Demonstration.

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U.S.M.C. MARSOC Selects Leupold Mark 8 CQBSS

Anyone who tells you that you have to go with Schmidt and Bender Optics to get the best performance has not spent quality time with the recent crop of tactical optics from Leupold Stevens. At this year’s SHOT SHOW I … Continue reading

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Travis Haley Recaps 2012 and Gives Us A Look Into 2013

Haley Strategic MARSOC Foundation

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Colt Defense LLC Formally Announces Award of Marine Corps M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP) Contract.

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Colt Defense LLC has been awarded an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity contract by the U. S. Marine Corps for up to 12,000 M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols, plus spares and logistical support. The new CQBP is a direct descendant … Continue reading

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MARSOC Adopts Colt 1911 M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP)

Soldier Systems Daily alerted us a few days ago that MARSCOC would be adopting the Colt 1911 as the M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP). We are pleased to report that the alleged rumor is, in fact, correct. Award Details Solicitation: … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – MARSOC Operators Perform HALO


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

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Sensors and Lasers

A month or two ago, PEO Soldier posted an interesting video on their site, and since sensors and lasers are part of the C4ISR schema that I’ll be talking about throughout the year, I thought it would be appropriate to … Continue reading

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SWR Brings Back Its Highly Successful Specwar 5.56mm Supressor.

SWR (Southeastern Weapons Research) Laurens, SC brings back its highly successful Specwar 5.56mm suppressor. The new design incorporates SWR’s Active Spring Retention (ASR)™ mounting system that guarantees a solid and secure mounting arrangement on any carbine. The Specwar is made … Continue reading

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