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CopterBox Expendable Airdrop Delivery System for Ammo, Food, Meds, and More

by David Crane [email protected] DropMaster, Inc. has developed a new, expendable airdrop delivery system, called CopterBox. CopterBox is an autorotating, disposable aerial resupply system, and appears to be a superlative, off-the-shelf product. It is specifically designed to be quick to assemble with minimal training, easy to deploy with or without a static line and to be lightweight for a single ... Read More »

Tyler Special Operations Platform (TSOP) for Spec-Ops Helos.

by David Crane [email protected] The Tyler Special Operations Platform (T.S.O.P.), a.k.a. "Cargo Rack", was recently introduced at TREXPO West. Manufactured by Tyler Technologies (a division of Tyler Camera Systems), the TSOP is a potentially revolutionary piece of tactical equipment for LE SWAT operations, since it will give SWAT operators an aerial-based target-engagement capability (particularly against hostile subjects in high-rise structures) ... Read More »

Corner Shot Action Video! Israeli Commando CQB/Urban Warfare Tactics.

by David Crane [email protected] First, DefRev published this story, titled Corner Shot. ‘Cause You Never Know What’s Waiting for You Around the Corner.". We like to think that’s a pretty good story. Then, we followed that up with an addendum that contained fairly high-res pics of the Corner Shot brochure (complete). Now, there’s exciting professional video footage of the CornerShot ... Read More »

Weapons Lube Issued by Army May be Costing Lives in Iraq. WABC 7 News Story.

http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/news/investigators/wabc_investigators_111803gunlube.html "Weapons Lube Issued by Army May be Costing Lives in Iraq By Jim Hoffer (New York-WABC, November 18, 2003) — In a four-month investigation that reaches from the sands of Iraq to the halls of the Pentagon, we found that weapons given to tens of thousands of U.S. soldiers may not work in the desert. All because of a ... Read More »

The M60 GPMG Returns…Smaller, Lighter, Meaner. Meet the New M60E4/Mk43.

U.S. Ordnance, out of Reno Nevada, is now manufacturing and distributing(under license from Saco Defense) an updated compact version of the now classic M60 GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun). Called the M60E4/M43 Mod. 0, the new compact 7.62x51mm machine gun, according to the company, "represents… significant reliability and user-friendly improvements over the M60, M60D, M60E3 machine guns." Combat training and ... Read More »

NAA’s new .32NAA cartridge.

Mad Ogre was given the chance to be the first person outside of NAA’s development team to evaluate a Guardian automatic pistol chambered for the new .32NAA round. Read the take on it by clicking on this link. Read More »