Tag Archives: Tampa

Shooters World’s Two New Locations Earn NSSF Five-Star Ratings

For immediate release | October 22, 2019 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it has awarded its highest Five-Star rating for range excellence to both of … Continue reading

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Special Operations Forces Industry Conference Kicks Off at the Tampa Convention Center

SOFIC is a collaborative effort between NDIA and USSOCOM. It is the premier, special operations centric conference in the world.

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Special Operations Force Industry Conference (SOFIC) 2017

I’m just getting back from another outstanding SOFIC Conference in Tampa, Fl. This coming week, I’ll be updating readers on what the SOF Community is up to, what their needs are going forward along with a 30,000 foot look at … Continue reading

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2017 SOFIC Innovation Showcase

Dates: May 15-18, 2017 Location: Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL 2017 SOFIC is looking for Innovators! NDIA is offering entrepreneurs the opportunity to present their innovative products, ideas and services at the 2017 SOFIC Innovation Showcase. Selected companies will be … Continue reading

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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 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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AFCEA: Global Identity Summit Kicks-Off In Tampa

The march to implement biometric technologies in national security and at the enterprise continues. In two short years, consumers will see biometrics playing a major role in access control both at the physical and logical level. Modalities like fingerprints, iris, … Continue reading

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Greetings From SOFIC 2013 In Tampa

This week begins our coverage of the Special Operating Force Industry Conference. For the next three days we’ll be giving you a peek of the tools of the trade available to our Special Forces. The SOF warrior sculpture was a … Continue reading

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Yet Another True Story…

The upcoming RNC in Tampa has generated a great deal of energy and enthusiasm. This morning found me sitting in the Patio at Panera’s having a cup of coffee. My table was at the corner of Swann Ave. and Howard. The light … Continue reading

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First Pictures From Tampa As RNC Get’s Ready To Rumble!

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Another True Story – The Case Of A Vessel In Distress

About four or five weeks a go I was biking along Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, Fl when I noticed a white houseboat tied up to the seawall, which runs along the south side of the Bayshore. If you are at all … Continue reading

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A Collage Of Day One At SOFIC 2012…

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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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Diving Officer Make Your Depth 65 Feet – Raising #2 Periscope – No Shadows, No Shadows, Scope Breaking, Scope Out.

Just got back from a great two weeks so there’s quite a bit to talk about. One of those, was SOFIC 2011; it was outstanding and gets better year-over-year. However, before I set the pencil to paper, I would like to thank the … Continue reading

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