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  • Special warfare applications for Wave Glider 20th September 2017
    Naval customers and Liquid Robotics are considering a variety of ‘special warfare applications’ for the next-generation Wave Glider unmanned surface vessel (USV), company officials have ...
  • SOCOM explores M230 cannon enhancements 14th September 2017
    US Special Operations Command is exploring operational enhancements to its M230 30mm cannon systems, it has emerged.  Under a $666,229 contract announced on 7 September, ...
  • DSEI 2017: USMC special ops look for new UAS 14th September 2017
    The US Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) will be looking to trial a group two UAV in the near future, Shephard  has learnt. MARSOC ...
  • DSEI 2017: New parachute safety system unveiled 12th September 2017
    Airborne Systems North America has unveiled a next-generation safety solution for airborne and special operations forces at DSEI 2017 in London. The company, which designs ...
  • Navy SEALs to use UAVs for training 11th September 2017
    The Navy Special Warfare Basic Training Command (NSWBTC) SEAL Qualification Training (SQT) Land Warfare Team has released plans to use vertical take-off/landing (VTOL) UAVs to ...
  • Georgian SF become NATO certified 8th September 2017
    The Georgian Special Operations Forces (GEO SOF) has successfully completed NATO certification to operate a Special Operations Task Group (SOTG), defence sources have confirmed to ...
  • Analysis: US SOF involvement in Philippines 8th September 2017
    The US closure of Joint Special Operations Task Force - Philippines (JSOTF-P) in Mindanao, southern Philippines in 2015 appears to have been premature, in light ...
  • SOCOM identifies future SOF C4 needs 7th September 2017
    The Science and Technology Directorate at United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has identified technology areas of interest associated with C4. USSOCOM Science and Technology ...
  • North Korean SOF show of force fails to impress 2nd September 2017
    The latest public ‘show of force’ from the Korean People’s Army (KPA) SOF has provided a further glimpse into their capabilities as tensions continue to ...
  • Afghan Special Operations Command to double in size 1st September 2017
    The Afghan National Army Special Operations Command (ANASOC) officially transitioned into a Special Operations Corps on 20 August, which will see the organisation almost double ...