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Tactical Gear Developments for Lessening Soldiers' Loads, Reducing Injuries

Tactical Gear Developments for Lessening Soldiers' Loads, Reducing

Since the start of 2011, the size of soldiers' loads, and the long-lasting injuries resulting from them, have come under attention. In an effort to find a solution, ...

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Dyneema Body Armor - The Best Armor Protection in the World

Dyneema Body Armor - The Best Armor Protection in the World

To get protection from a wide range of firearms, you need to have body armor that is real hard. Though it is true that even body armor that is soft is very capable...

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Lance Winslow

Now Iran wants to build a nuclear submarine, to defend itself they say? Yes, let's just build silent running nuclear subs for everyone and fill the oceans with them? Why not? Gives little human

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 14, 2012
Lance Winslow

As a long-distance bike rider, I know that the lighter my bike is the faster and further I can go without getting fatigued. When you're riding 100+ miles in a day, every ounce counts. You must be

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 14, 2012
Lance Winslow

It seems that every nation wants robotic unmanned aerial vehicles. All the militaries of the world want them, perhaps because they'd like to emulate the United States of America, and they love the

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 13, 2012
Lance Winslow

Now then, one of the challenges with helicopters flying low looking for insurgents or terrorists is that they can hear the choppers coming, and quickly arm their shoulder launched anti-aircraft

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 12, 2012
Lance Winslow

How can we prevent stealth aircraft from getting into our homeland airspace? How can we prevent a future attack? Today, an attack on the US seems unlikely granted, but the world today is different

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 10, 2012

Often referred to as Marine hell week, the Crucible is a final test for new recruits to prove themselves capable of withstanding the oft times grueling conditions a Marine will face at some point in

By: Rocky D D'Amico l News & Society > Military l Jun 05, 2012
Debbie Twomey

It is the day after Memorial Day and most people are returning to work. The parades and fireworks are done, the picnics eaten and the gardens planted. But, for me, the significance of the day still

By: Debbie Twomey l News & Society > Military l Jun 01, 2012

June 6, 1944. A truly historic event in World War 2 involving the United States Of America, Britain and Canada. All would storm the beaches on D-day to try and defeat Hitler's Nazi Germany. D-day

By: Matt Alexander Duprau l News & Society > Military l May 31, 2012

The use of body armor has been since medieval ages. It is one of the protective devices which were used by warriors, militaries, soldiers and law enforcing official to protect them from possible

By: Rusty Solomon Russell l News & Society > Military l May 31, 2012
Gregory Taylor

There is a video montage that can be viewed on YouTube under the heading of "Sniper of Iraq." I mention this video because while visiting China I tuned into CCTV's (Chinese Central TV sometimes known

By: Gregory Taylor l News & Society > Military l May 31, 2012
Elisabeth Kuhn

Are you dreaming of a career in the U.S. Military? Then you must pass the ASVAB test. And you must do so with flying colors to get into the military career of your choice. Here are five tips that

By: Elisabeth Kuhn l News & Society > Military l May 30, 2012
Lance Winslow

Indeed, as a coordinator for a think tank, I often read various essays on military matters from a philosophical perspective. Some say we need a very large military to fight large-scale wars, while

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l May 30, 2012

Although the physical activities during Navy hell week may seem grueling, many of the trainees maintain that success is about 90% mental. In fact, most guys are physically ready for the challenges of

By: Rocky D D'Amico l News & Society > Military l May 28, 2012
Raff Ellis

The US and the rest of the "nuclear club" work diligently to maintain their monopoly in nuclear weapons. Their arguments ring hollow when examined in the light of their real purpose.

By: Raff Ellis l News & Society > Military l May 28, 2012

Overcoming the fear of the CS gas (tear gas) chamber in boot camp is a vital part of the basic training experience. Learn what to expect when going into the gas chamber before signing up for it!

By: Johnny Truant l News & Society > Military l May 26, 2012
Alan Bryan Smith

Whether you use them for promotional purposes or for a special gift, engraved dog tags are becoming more popular all the time. You can use tags to promote your brand, or to give a customized gift to

By: Alan Bryan Smith l News & Society > Military l May 26, 2012

Military uniforms used to be brightly colored and distinctive, to create solidarity among troops and intimidate the enemy. Today, they are more subtly colored, but still have a distinctive look.

By: Robert C Wilson l News & Society > Military l May 25, 2012
Gerald Gillis

The Sullivan brothers discovered that when Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941, one of their friends was aboard the USS Arizona. In their desire to avenge a friend's death, they did what so

By: Gerald Gillis l News & Society > Military l May 23, 2012
Miriam B Medina

Unfortunately, today, too many people look at Memorial Day as a recreational day, simply another day away from school or a paid day off of work. Military families and families of millions of

By: Miriam B Medina l News & Society > Military l May 22, 2012
Daryl Braddy

The wearing of great military uniforms in America has a history that goes back to General George Washington in 1779 when he chose to wear a distinguishing blue coat in direct contrast to the scarlet

By: Daryl Braddy l News & Society > Military l May 22, 2012
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Tactical clothing systems GEN III, PCU, and NBS7 all offer protection for soldiers in a large range of climates, including extreme cold conditions. Here are the general facts for each type of cold

By: Irene Test l News & Society > Military l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 100 lComments: 0

To get protection from a wide range of firearms, you need to have body armor that is real hard. Though it is true that even body armor that is soft is very capable of protecting you, it is the armor

By: Rusty Solomon Russell l News & Society > Military l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 94 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Now Iran wants to build a nuclear submarine, to defend itself they say? Yes, let's just build silent running nuclear subs for everyone and fill the oceans with them? Why not? Gives little human

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 91 lComments: 0
Michael A Daddazio

Asteroids are a threat to the Earth. In the near term some form of defensive system should be constructed.

By: Michael A Daddazio l News & Society > Military l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 76 lComments: 0

The Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV) is fully-integrated body armor with better maneuverability. With a lightweight design, this tactical equipment offers maximum protection over a greater area.

By: Irene Test l News & Society > Military l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Don Farley

The Mi-26 was developed in the 1970's as a heavy-lift helicopter after the unsuccessful development of the Mil V-12. The designers were required to design a super lift helicopter that had an empty

By: Don Farley l News & Society > Military l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0

Often referred to as Marine hell week, the Crucible is a final test for new recruits to prove themselves capable of withstanding the oft times grueling conditions a Marine will face at some point in

By: Rocky D D'Amico l News & Society > Military l Jun 05, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Alan Bryan Smith

Whether you use them for promotional purposes or for a special gift, engraved dog tags are becoming more popular all the time. You can use tags to promote your brand, or to give a customized gift to

By: Alan Bryan Smith l News & Society > Military l May 26, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Well, it appears it is now time to make a decision on Iran. The United States obviously must take a leading role in preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons on this planet. The United Nations

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

How can we prevent stealth aircraft from getting into our homeland airspace? How can we prevent a future attack? Today, an attack on the US seems unlikely granted, but the world today is different

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 10, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

As a long-distance bike rider, I know that the lighter my bike is the faster and further I can go without getting fatigued. When you're riding 100+ miles in a day, every ounce counts. You must be

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Now then, one of the challenges with helicopters flying low looking for insurgents or terrorists is that they can hear the choppers coming, and quickly arm their shoulder launched anti-aircraft

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 12, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0

Since the start of 2011, the size of soldiers' loads, and the long-lasting injuries resulting from them, have come under attention. In an effort to find a solution, alternative approaches and

By: Irene Test l News & Society > Military l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

The most popular form of body armor is the bullet proof vest. Most military organisations have men year-round near areas where they might need protection. The military has been great for the

By: David Loentra l News & Society > Military l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Underwater robotics is a huge industry ready to really move forward, just as unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs have. Now there may not be as many AUV or autonomous underwater vehicles needed as UAVs

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Feb 17, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Madan G Singh

On 13 Feb 1849 the famous battle of Chillianwala took place. The Sikh army under General Sher Singh Attariwala had inflicted a defeat on the British army led by General Sir Hugh Gough. Chillianwala

By: Madan G Singh l News & Society > Military l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0

Veterans who have returned home after months or years of active duty will need help re-acclimating to life as they knew it before deployment. Government agencies and Military Universities offer

By: Windy L Reigns l News & Society > Military l Apr 11, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

It seems that every nation wants robotic unmanned aerial vehicles. All the militaries of the world want them, perhaps because they'd like to emulate the United States of America, and they love the

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 13, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0

The use of body armor has been since medieval ages. It is one of the protective devices which were used by warriors, militaries, soldiers and law enforcing official to protect them from possible

By: Rusty Solomon Russell l News & Society > Military l May 31, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Last year we were discussing the challenges of selling Taiwan our latest weapon systems in case they wanted to defend themselves against a Chinese forced reunification. If we don't there would be

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
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Lance Winslow

Well, it appears it is now time to make a decision on Iran. The United States obviously must take a leading role in preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons on this planet. The United Nations

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Last year, I was talking with a student from a war college about an upcoming assignment. Specifically we were discussing the SF Doctrine and the need to know your enemy. It turns out that after years

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Last year we were discussing the challenges of selling Taiwan our latest weapon systems in case they wanted to defend themselves against a Chinese forced reunification. If we don't there would be

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Underwater robotics is a huge industry ready to really move forward, just as unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs have. Now there may not be as many AUV or autonomous underwater vehicles needed as UAVs

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Feb 17, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Indeed, I doubt one has to read as many Bill Gertz, Tom Clancy, or Clive Cussler books to realize how insidious things can be behind the scenes. One area that is particularly crucial for the US and

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Feb 17, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Military and Diplomatic Strategists never get enough sleep. This is simply because there is evil in the world and it doesn't sleep either, and since things are happening across the globe in different

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 43 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

When we look at modern day politics in the US we sure see a lot of blame-gaming. It's as if it's all about blaming the other side, rather than focusing on the task at hand with superior leadership.

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Indeed, as a coordinator for a think tank, I often read various essays on military matters from a philosophical perspective. Some say we need a very large military to fight large-scale wars, while

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l May 30, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Now Iran wants to build a nuclear submarine, to defend itself they say? Yes, let's just build silent running nuclear subs for everyone and fill the oceans with them? Why not? Gives little human

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 91 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

As a long-distance bike rider, I know that the lighter my bike is the faster and further I can go without getting fatigued. When you're riding 100+ miles in a day, every ounce counts. You must be

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

It seems that every nation wants robotic unmanned aerial vehicles. All the militaries of the world want them, perhaps because they'd like to emulate the United States of America, and they love the

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 13, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Now then, one of the challenges with helicopters flying low looking for insurgents or terrorists is that they can hear the choppers coming, and quickly arm their shoulder launched anti-aircraft

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 12, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

How can we prevent stealth aircraft from getting into our homeland airspace? How can we prevent a future attack? Today, an attack on the US seems unlikely granted, but the world today is different

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Military l Jun 10, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Michael A Daddazio

Asteroids are a threat to the Earth. In the near term some form of defensive system should be constructed.

By: Michael A Daddazio l News & Society > Military l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 76 lComments: 0

The most popular form of body armor is the bullet proof vest. Most military organisations have men year-round near areas where they might need protection. The military has been great for the

By: David Loentra l News & Society > Military l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

To get protection from a wide range of firearms, you need to have body armor that is real hard. Though it is true that even body armor that is soft is very capable of protecting you, it is the armor

By: Rusty Solomon Russell l News & Society > Military l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 94 lComments: 0

The use of body armor has been since medieval ages. It is one of the protective devices which were used by warriors, militaries, soldiers and law enforcing official to protect them from possible

By: Rusty Solomon Russell l News & Society > Military l May 31, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0

Bullet proof vests are body-armor suits that are worn to protect the torso from penetration of bullets. They are classified in the levels of protection they offer.

By: Rusty Solomon Russell l News & Society > Military l May 18, 2012 lViews: 40 lComments: 0
Don Farley

The Mi-26 was developed in the 1970's as a heavy-lift helicopter after the unsuccessful development of the Mil V-12. The designers were required to design a super lift helicopter that had an empty

By: Don Farley l News & Society > Military l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Madan G Singh

On 13 Feb 1849 the famous battle of Chillianwala took place. The Sikh army under General Sher Singh Attariwala had inflicted a defeat on the British army led by General Sir Hugh Gough. Chillianwala

By: Madan G Singh l News & Society > Military l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
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