Warfighting




A specialist provides mounted security with a M240-B machinegun during a humanitarian mission in Taji, Iraq, on Aug. 13, 2006. (Photo by Kevin Bromley/U.S. Army)

Telling Tales from Ramadi

From laying down suppressive fire with Humvee-mounted M240 machine guns to rescuing American and Iraqi troops in trouble, soldiers are featured throughout Anthony Deane’s new…









Fischer Connectors of Switzerland has introduced a flash drive designed for severe environments, including underwater and in temperatures ranging from 40 below zero to 185 degrees Fahrenheit.

A Combat Flash Drive?

A Swiss company, Fischer Connectors, has developed a miniature flash drive that could possibly be marketed as your combat memory stick — perfectly suited, says…





New Balance sneakers-Photo by Petar Milošević

The New Pentagon War is All About Go-Fasters

Tensions are burning hot between the Pentagon and Congress over orders of American-made New Balance sneakers, which some lawmakers argue have been intentionally delayed by the…



The PIXNET camera is designed to provide small combat units with a helmet-mounted shortwave and longwave infrared blended imager with wireless networking capability. Photo: Matthew Cox, Military.com.

DARPA Working on New Night Vision Device

Defense Department scientists are working on a new, digital night vision and thermal device that’s smaller and lighter than the Army’s latest Enhanced Night Vision…



(Photo courtesy Brownells)

Brownells Pitches Pen-Like Repair Kit

Brownells, a 75-year-old maker and supplier of firearm tools and parts, has rolled out a pocket-sized tool set for making repairs or adjustments to weapons in the…