Special Forces

Special Forces

U.S Army New Generation Guns, Photo by Sig Sauer

As part of a $20 million deal with Sig Sauer, the US military is replacing its M4 rifle and M249 automatic squad weapons with...
A-UGV Mission Master SP

A Rheinmetall A-UGV successfully completed a variety of complex tasks during a live-fire drill held in April for delegations from the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark,...
REMUS 300 UUV, by Huntington Ingalls Industries

In the depths of the sea, the pencil-shaped underwater vehicle can track, gather information, patrol and neutralize mines utilizing a variety of technologies and...
U.S. Air ForcU.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jamie Cundiff, the 142nd Security Forces Squadron robot “dog” operator, demonstrates its capabilities (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)e Tech. Sgt. Jamie Cundiff, the 142nd Security Forces Squadron robot “dog” operator, demonstrates its capabilities (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson).jpg

Security Forces Squadron of the Portland Air National Guard is the first Guard unit in the U.S. to receive a new robot dog. A...
photo illu. helicopter by Wikimedia

In the past decade, artificial intelligence has become present in nearly every aspect of civilian and military life. The widespread use of AI and...
Photo illus. CH-47 Chinook helicopter by US DoD

The MH-47 Chinook helicopter variants are the primary heavy-lift transport helicopters for the U.S. Army’s Special Operations. Six new helicopters will be built for...
drone

MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft helped track a high-altitude exercise of the US Army. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) provided the US Army with technical...
Photo-illust.-US-DoD-Wikimedia

Autonomous resupply gliders will take part in a large-scale US Special Operations Command exercise later this year. The Department of Defense needs to supplement...
satellite information

The Israeli Air Force opened the 7th Wing’s united school for elite air units. The school will instruct and train the Air Force’s special...

Operational, intelligent swarming aircraft autonomy will be integrated into US Air Force unmanned platforms. The combat-proven Hivemind autonomy software will advance the autonomous collaboration...

Units of the French Special Operations Command will be the first military force to adopt the latest  FN ENVOLYS machine gun. The weapon was...
Photo illust. US Marines Corps

The US Army has been investing in potential replacements for its aging combat weapons for many years. However, to fully maximize the capabilities of...

Urban warfare will be a defining characteristic of future conflict. Being able to predict the layouts of buildings would be a big boost to...

French special forces will begin testing Flyboard Air - an individual air-mobility platform. France’s Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly said the decision...
Photo illustration Wikimedia US DoD

A UK elite unit was equipped with advanced drone technology when responding to the suicide bombing incident in Liverpool on November 14. A taxi driver...

The U.S. Air Force is reportedly fast-tracking the development of an amphibious version of the C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft. Renderings of the finished...
underwater

For the first time, British special forces have been equipped with a pistol that can kill enemy divers ­underwater from more than 30m. UK’s Special...
Photo illustration Wikimedia US DoD

A new manned light attack aircraft is designed to support U.S. special operations forces. Lockheed Martin’s Polish subsidiary PZL Mielec showcased its new MC-145B...

Military bicycles are making a comeback in upgraded “e-bike” form. The heavy-duty, battery-assisted off-road electric bicycles are offered for tactical use as military tools,...

A new vehicle for first responder and emergency missions: Mercedes-Benz has recently launched its new G-Class model series 464 as a vehicle for Rescue and...
Photo-illust.-US-DoD-Wikimedia

While in the past two decades, US special operations forces have played a key role in places like Afghanistan and Iraq, bigger potential adversaries...
maritime boarding jet suit

Maritime boarding operations are challenging and have traditionally involved troops coming alongside a ship in a fast boat and hooking a caving ladder or...