Tag Archives: NATO

Kalashnikov Concern Will Exhibit Its AK-19 (NATO) at Army 2020 Exhibition

Courtesy Kalashnikov Media Kalashnikov Concern will launch the AK-19 at this year’s Army 2020 Exhibition in Moscow. The Exhibit will be organized at three locations, Patriot Expo (Moscow Region), Kubinka Air Base, Alabino Military Training Grounds 23-29 August, 2020. The … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Receives $9.8 Million Raven and Puma 3 AE Awards from NATO Support and Procurement Agency under Multi-Year Contract with $80 million Potential Value

Three-year base contract includes option for an additional two years of logistical support, spares and repair services for existing fleet of Raven, Wasp and Puma tactical unmanned aircraft systems AeroVironment’s family of tactical UAS allows customers to use the same … Continue reading

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C-SOCC Is Talk of the Town

  It’s Friday and time for our weekly shoot the shit. We are so damned sick of hearing Democrats trying to undermine the Executive Branch that we decided to talk about a positive development committed to paper on 16 Feb … Continue reading

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Heckler & Koch To Stop Selling To Non-NATO Countries

  Reuters Report by Maria Sheahan German arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch will no longer sign contracts to supply countries outside of NATO’s influence because it has become too difficult to obtain government approval for such deals, news agency DPA … Continue reading

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  Under a contract worth €12.5 million, Heckler & Koch will deliver G36 automatic rifles and HK269 40mm grenade launchers to the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence. Delivery is expected to take place in 2017. The G36 rifles ordered will … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Fight Fire With Water

There is an old Japanese saying that you “Fight Fire With Water.” It goes against our own philosophy that you “Fight Fire With Fire” as the preferred method for dealing with adversity or a difficult situation. When juxtaposed, the contrast … Continue reading

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Our Read On The Ukraine Crisis

We decided to write this article because mainstream media critical analysis of the situation is sadly  lacking. Secondly, I want to avoid any possible stampede to local Wal-Mart’s across the land as people prepare for “Red Dawn.” It’s bad enough … Continue reading

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IWI US, Inc. TAVOR® SAR Bullpup Rifles Commence Shipping to Distributors

Basar! Basar is the Hebrew word for good news and today we’ve got some to share with you. Tavors are now shipping. IWI US, Inc.,  a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI), has commenced shipments of the long-awaited TAVOR® SAR … Continue reading

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The Question of Lethality…

Central to the M4 problem is the question of lethality. Is the M4 sufficiently lethal to do the job, and to remain the standard issue carbine for the U.S. Army? To answer it we need to dimension what constitutes lethal; regrettably … Continue reading

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