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In first-of-its-kind training in the peninsula, special forces Soldiers from South Korea trained with U.S. Soldiers to direct fire from U.S. and NATO aircraft, artillery, and naval vessels from April 18 -28.Soldiers in the course also learned to provide close air support targeting information to joint terminal attack controllers or forward airborne controllers; how to talk directly to pilots;...

The Russian military have released footage of their special forces skydiving into the North Pole amid a wave of conspiracy theories.The video follows a series of top secret military drills in the snowy landscape which have prompted worldwide confusion and fear over what it means.The combat group, come from Russia's tumutlous Chechnya region, are closely aligned with Vladimir Putin's...

Special forces soldiers don't go looking for honors. They're humble. They're professional and, as Major General Bret Daugherty puts it, they "overcome great hardship on a routine basis."Soldiers, friends and family members joined Daugherty, the commander of the Washington National Guard, at the Landmark Convention Center in Tacoma on Friday, April 29, 2016 to recognize the heroism and bravery...

Orbital ATK, Inc., has announced the special operations domain products it will showcase its company’s products and advanced capabilities at SOFEX 2016. The show has become an increasingly important platform for the global special operation forces and homeland security.SOFEX provides Orbital ATK with an ideal opportunity to highlight multiple products and solutions that enable special operations forces to meet...

At the 11th International Special Operations Forces Exhibition, SOFEX 2016, to be held from 9 to 12 May in Amman (Jordan), Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will showcase advanced Russian defense products designed to counter terrorism.Foreign delegations are expected to take a keen interest in the Su-32 fighter-bomber (export version of the Su-34 fighter-bomber), Vena self-propelled automated...

The objective of a presolicitation for a contract to provide field support for users of advanced analytics intelligence support systems. Field services include technical maintenance and administration as well as embedded analytical support and mentorship for workflow development, data source integration, and expert utilization of software capabilities to solve mission critical information challenges.Support Special Operations Forces (SOF) users of...

Flight engineers with the 8th Special Operations Squadron are key players to successful CV-22 Osprey operations. They work with the ground maintenance specialists and crew chiefs to keep the aircraft flight worthy and assist pilots with monitoring system performance when airborne.They perform pre-flight inspections to check for any issues that may interfere with missions and assist in rescue procedures,...

USSOCOM's Special Operations Forces (SOF), Acquisition. Technology and Logistics (AT&L), Directorate of Procurement, intends to award a sole source contract to Vigor Works, LLC (formerly Oregon Iron Works), which is located in Clackamas, Oregon.Vigor Works, LLC (Vigor) is the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for SEALION I and SEALION II under contracts N39998-00-C-8002 with The Department of the Navy, Office...

Keeping the world's international waters safe demands that decision makers have access to the best tactical information in the most challenging environments.Insitu, through its collaboration with Hood Technologies and Sentient, is excited to announce that it will incorporate the ViDAR (Visual Detection and Ranging) payload into its fleet of unmanned systems, beginning with its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft. ViDAR is...

The 8th Annual Warrior Competition kicked of at Jordan's King Abdullah Special Operations Training Center on May 2 and runs through May 6. There are 27 teams in this year’s event.Last year’s event was won by Russia’s Counter Terrorism Team 1. In 2015 there were 37 teams from 18 countries.Teams competing in 2016 include: CanadaCanadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR) China, PRCChinese...