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Humvees dropped from sky smash to bits; Army investigating
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Humvees dropped from sky smash to bits; Army investigating

The 173rd Airborne Brigade is investigating what went wrong during an airborne drop that resulted in , as depicted in a widely-shared online video. On April 11, the Army conducted a heavy drop and personnel airborne operation as part of exercise ... USA Today, 1 week ago

New cannon system for British Army

LONDON, March 22 (UPI) -- A new production standard 40mm cannon system by CTA International has been delivered to Britain's Ministry of Defense, the first of 515 systems on order. The Cased Telescoped Cannon System uses a rotating breech system.
 UPI1 month ago BAE SYSTEMS : New 40mm cannon system handed over to British Army  4 Traders1 month ago New 40mm cannon system handed over to British Army  ADS Advance1 month ago

Combat Shotguns of the Vietnam War

This member of the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vietnam is carrying a World War II-vintage Stevens Model 520-30 trench gun. Many recycled World War II shotguns saw use in Vietnam. This article was first published in American Rifleman , ...
 American Rifleman1 week ago

Scratch 3 Humvees after airdrop in Germany (VIDEO)

(Before It's News) The Army is looking into a pear shaped peacetime airdrop by the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team at Hohenfels which left three Humvees pancaked on the German dirt. Conducted during Saber Junction 16, a routine training ...
 Before It's News1 week ago

Iranian boots on the ground

The first deployment of foreign regular army ground troops to the front lines of the five-year-long battle between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad came with rather less fanfare and controversy than might have been ...
 Now News2 weeks ago

Through the scope - First Coast Guardsmen graduate from Army Sniper School

FORT BENNING, Ga. - There are few things more fearsome on the field of battle than the report of a sniper's rifle. Able to engage their targets at ranges exceeding 800 meters, the Army sniper is a valued asset for any commander, a potent weapon, a ...
 DVIDS1 month ago

US paratroopers demonstrate TOW system capabilities to Spanish BRIPAC

CHINCHILLA, Spain U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and Spanish army soldiers from the Spanish Armed Forces Airborne Brigade (BRIPAC), trained on the M41 TOW Improved Target ...
 DVIDS1 month ago

Top special operations snipers go head to head

Top sniper teams from the U.S. Army, Navy and Marines went head to head last week but who proved they were the best? Snipers from the world's most elite special operations forces converged on Fort Bragg, North Carolina for the seventh annual ...
 FOXNews.com1 month ago Top special operations snipers...  DailyNews724.com1 month ago

Watch: San Antonio soldier's heartwarming homecoming with her elderly golden retriever goes viral

Image 1 of / 93 Caption Close Image 1 of 93 The homecoming an Army soldier stationed in San Antonio received when she visited home had all the makings for a viral YouTube video, because nothing warms the heart quite like happy ...
 MySanAntonio1 month ago

Could China's Slowed Military Spending Mean Reduced Ambitions?

Although the growth ofChina's defense budget slowed forthe first time inyears , the reason may not be simply a desire tocut slack amida budget crunch asmuch asa limit togrowth. Prior tothe budget decrease announcement, China reorganized its ...
 Sputnik1 month ago
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