Military

Hands On Beretta’s Next-Gen M9A3 Battle Pistol

The next generation of the combat-proven M9 is here! The M9A3 offers top performance with better ergonomics learned from over 30 years on the battlefield. For more than 30 years, the Beretta M9 has been America’s combat pistol of choice. It is a proven performer in humid jungles, arid desert heat or any other environment where our warriors go into harm’s way. As modern warfare has evolved in the past three ...

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Operator Axe: 5.11 Tactical’s Insane Functional Tactical Tool

If you think you’re acquainted with functionality, but you haven’t used 5.11 Tactical’s new Operator Axe, you might want to rethink your definition of “functionality.” Designed exclusively with Kyle Lamb of Viking Tactics, the VTAC Operator Axe is designed for almost every possible field task you can think of with a total of 24 tools and functions. The bearded axe features a hammer pry bar, wrench, sockets, metric and standard ...

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Spartan Pegasus: Soldiers Leap into Arctic Tundra for Alaska Training Exercise

A team of 150 paratroopers leapt into the Alaskan tundra north of the Arctic Circle for Spartan Pegasus 15. There’s cold, and then there’s cold. This story fits into the latter category. A team of paratroopers with U.S. Army Alaska’s 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division jumped into Alaska’s tundra north of the Arctic Circle, braving minus 30 degree temperatures and a wind chill factor of minus 56 degrees ...

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The Beretta APX Pistol Is 2017’s New Duty Gun

Built to ‘win the fight,’ the Beretta APX pistol is a full-size duty gun designed for when tactical operators need it most. Beretta hosted its second Tactical Summit Feb. 14 and 15 at the O’Gara Training Center in Virginia, where industry insiders got an exclusive look at the Beretta APX. The APX was the centerpiece of the Beretta Tactical Summit 2.0 and for good reason, as it represents a refocusing of Beretta’s ...

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Trump blames military for SEAL’s death

In the Trump administration, the buck apparently stops anywhere but the Oval Office. President Trump on Tuesday blamed the military for the death of Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens, a Navy SEAL who was killed in a Jan. 29 botched raid on Islamic terrorists in Yemen. During an interview on “Fox ‘n’ Friends,” the commander-in-chief repeatedly said “they” — meaning the military — were at fault for the death ...

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