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  • US Air Force looks for help with personnel recovery 16th November 2017
    The successful recovery of downed flight crews is a critical mission that covers both conventional and special operations forces across the entire spectrum of conflict. Against ...
  • Pentagon to identify specialised CT opportunities 16th November 2017
    The US Department of Defense Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) has announced an upcoming Advance Planning Briefing for Industry (APBI) along with specific focus areas ...
  • NATO SOF prepare to counter an invasion 31st October 2017
    A NATO special operations exercise conducted in September across eastern Europe was aimed at extending interoperability amongst participating force elements in overcoming both conventional and ...
  • SOCOM conducts ThunderDrone Prototype Rodeo 30th October 2017
    The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is preparing to host the ThunderDrone Prototype Rodeo later this week at the newest SOFWERX facility in the Ybor ...
  • New vehicles on display in Bahrain 27th October 2017
    The Bahrain Royal Guard Special Forces has unveiled a new 4x4 long-range patrol vehicle, based on the Toyota Land Cruiser chassis and assembled in-country.  Shown ...
  • MARSOC seeks training in high risk driving and advance conceal carry 27th October 2017
    The US Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) is seeking commercial support for the provision of certain specialist skill sets, highlighting requirements brought about by ...
  • Analysis: Health monitoring gives SOF the edge 26th October 2017
    Ensuring troops are fit and healthy is a key focus for militaries, fulfilling a duty of care, bolstering training and increasing operational effectiveness. 
  • US Army SOF highlights support in Northern Syria 20th October 2017
    US Army special operations leaders have highlighted the contributions of Army Special Operations Forces (ARSOF) in supporting indigenous forces, particularly in northern Syria.
  • Exercise reveals Russian special forces vehicles 20th October 2017
    Russian special forces have displayed some of their latest all terrain tactical ground vehicles as part of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation’s (CSTO) Collective Rapid ...
  • SOCOM searches for hidden chambers 19th October 2017
    The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is to conduct a feasibility study to identify a handheld hidden chamber detection technology to support sensitive site exploitation ...