Special Forces

Special Forces

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Special forces units are specially trained to gather intelligence and operate behind enemy lines. Upgrades to the NH90 helicopter for special forces significantly improve...

As quantum computers become more readily available, the concern is that they will be able to guess passwords and break through the layers of...

A new Russian surveillance solution allows the user to recognize people and vehicles from far distances, irrespective of the time of day and other...

The British Army is establishing a special operations Brigade that will undertake roles traditionally carried out by Special Forces.  The Security Force Assistance Brigade will...

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking to develop futuristic systems that “may be air deployed to allow for infiltration to...
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Details of a previously unknown drone project unveiled in a Pentagon document suggest that US Special Forces are acquiring small drones equipped with electronic...

Special Operations Forces (SOF) Operators must be able to shoot with high accuracy. The US Army is prototyping a small arms stabilization unit as...

For decades, U.S. snipers have standardized on the .308 Winchester round. Recent advances in ballistics technology, however, allow snipers to reach out and touch...

The US Army has purchased from Boeing Nine more MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters for its Special Operations Aviation Command. The service is expected...
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Morocco is equipping its special forces with new tactical vehicles. Rabat has signed an agreement with the French Company Arquus for the supply of...

Current military forces communications rely on increasingly complex and intelligent two-way data networks that link everyone from the commander to the frontline troops. These...

U.S. Special Operations Command is moving forward to adopt a new sniper support weapon chambered in the longer-range 6.5mm Creedmoor round. If all goes well...
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US Special Operations Command wants to equip small teams of operators with advanced smart-soldier gear to stay connected with intel assets anywhere in the...

By Arie Egozi The Pentagon is considering eliminating or reducing its participation in the multinational force in Sinai. This position was expressed recently at a...

A new armored tactical vehicle is sought by U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) for use by ground troops. SOCOM is looking for a new...

By Arie Egozi The U.S army and its special forces will soon evaluate the latest versions of the Rafael's Spike missiles. The evaluation will be...

Room clearing is part of military operations in urban terrain, close-quarters combat, and active-shooter responses. This complex and risky action involves the identification of...

The Armed Forces of Turkmenistan are being rearmed with the ARX160A1/A2 5.56 mm assault rifles made by the Italian company Beretta and the Tavor-family...
Singapore's command center

In response to the growing threat of transnational terrorism, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has commissioned its new Special Operations Command Center (SOCC). It...
tactical radio for US combatants

Special Operations combatants need good communication technology that is suitable for on the move missions. Now, new software-defined radio systems are going to improve...
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Updated geospatial data is needed more and more in order to enhance the situational awareness of soldiers at the field. One World Terrain (OWT)...
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By Arie Egozi IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi said that Israel’s northern front is the most fragile and at risk of deteriorating into war....