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  • New Zealand receives Supacat vehicles 17th January 2018
    Supacat's fleet of Special Operations Vehicles-Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) has been accepted by the New Zealand Ministry of Defence, the company announced on 16 January. The ...
  • Tactical vests sought for USASOC dogs 16th January 2018
    The US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) is seeking equipment to protect its Ranger canines in combat operations around the world.  In a recent USASOC request for ...
  • NROL-47 payload launched 16th January 2018
    United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully launched a Delta IV rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying the NROL-47 mission payload for the US National ...
  • ViaSat signs USSOCOM contract 15th January 2018
    ViaSat has been awarded an IDIQ contract with US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) for mission networking and communications equipment, sustainment and support services, the company ...
  • Green Berets strengthen cooperation in Japan 15th January 2018
    A select group of US Army Green Berets strengthened cooperation with Japanese paratroopers via their participation in a mass airdrop at an exercise area adjoining ...
  • USMC orders enhanced parachute 11th January 2018
    The United States Marine Corps has awarded the contract for a new Enhanced Multi-Mission Parachute System (E-MMPS) to Airborne Systems North America.  The new E-MMPS ...
  • ANASOC career progression in focus 10th January 2018
    Career progression models for Commando Noncommissioned Officers of the Afghan National Army Special Operations Command (ANASOC) are in the sights of the NATO Special Operations ...
  • IDF SOF Training Centre Reaches Final Phase 9th January 2018
    The Israeli Defence Force (IDF) has announced the final phase in the establishment of its Special Operations Infantry Brigade will be the construction of a ...
  • USSOCOM looks to 5G communications 5th January 2018
    Representatives from USSOCOM are exploring new tactical capabilities that could be provided by the application of so-called fifth generation (5G) mobile networks. One glimpse at these ...
  • DoD says SOF-traditional force roles blurring 5th January 2018
    The US Department of Defense (DoD) has commented on the increasing crossover between conventional and special operations forces that will see future general forces take ...