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In the video game Tom Clancey's Ghost Recon® Wildlands you are able to outfit your character with real tactical gear that is used by professionals worldwide. In this article we take a look at just a …

Mar 21 2017

IWA - B&T USW

We visited the IWA Outdoor Classic tradeshow and had the opportunity to check out the B&W USW first hand. The B&W USW (Universal Service Weapon) was designed for law enforcement officers and first responders who …

We teamed up with a few Special Operations soldiers to discuss some of the tactics found in Tom Clancey's Ghost Recon® Wildlands video game. We reviewed 4 topics which can be viewed below. In the first video …

Here are a few tips to get the most out of your next range sessions when time and space are in short supply.  HAVE A PLAN AND PREP YOUR PLAN Nothing ruins the time you may …

Non-ballistic weapons expert, professional educator, author and keynote speaker Steve Tarani has served the U.S. Defense, Law Enforcement, and Intelligence communities for over 25 years as a respected Protective Programs subject matter expert and service [...]

Cobalt Kinetics, a relatively new brand that has racked some impressive wins in the sport shooting world with their custom made AR platform. We talk with 5.11 Pro Shooter, Keith Garcia to learn more about …

Kyle Lamb picked a great pistol to add the Viking Tactics touch. We catch up with Kyle to learn about the SIG VTAC P320 during Shot Show Range Day.

The 5.11 Wyldcat pant builds off the success of the women's Raven Range pant. The Wyldcat is CCW ready with a back yoke pocket that is sized for magazines. There's a thigh utility pocket that …

Over 10 years of research and development went into the Defender-Flex jean. This is the answer to a more covert option for those who require to blend in more but still need the tactical functionality …

5.11 announced it's partnership with Crossfit Games in sponsoring the Service Open yesterday during Shot Show. Watch the video to learn more.

  During Range Day at Shot Show, we paid a visit to FN America to check out the new M249S Para which is the commercial version of the M249 SAW. Aimed at military collectors and civilians …

Our media team is bringing you coverage from Shot Show 2017. In our first video from the show we take a closer look at the Hudson H9. The H9 represents a evolution in the 1911. …

Being the grey man is a term you hear thrown around quite a bit. It refers to blending in and not standing out in a crowd. The hard part some times (depending on your profession) …

A good every-day-carry strategy should include a flashlight. Not only is it great in providing visibility when confronted with the dark but it can also serve as a defense weapon. A flashlight with over 100 …

We asked Danny P. Gator of Firebase CSG  to share 5 tips for safe international travel. Most of these tips can be applied to domestic travel as well. Tip 1- Situational Awareness starts before you get on …

  For the men and women on the ground in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the day began as any other quiet Sunday morning. Most of the Pacific Fleet battleships were moored up, their engines …

Men and women are drawn from all walks of life to answer the call of military service. It’s an urge to help those who are less fortunate, provide help in times of need or protect …

Shopping malls and retail stores become war zones on Black Friday. So, think like a warrior. Try these strategies and tactics that have secured victory through out the ages. #5 Siege Warfare The most tested Black Friday …

Jim Grasky is a legend at the Border Patrol. He is one of the founders of BORTAC and a SME (subject matter expert) with regard to horses and tracking. Grasky served his country during the …

SGM Kyle Lamb (USA, Ret) of Viking Tactics discuss's shooting through glass in this video. There are a few variables to consider when having to confront threats on the other side of a wind shield. …

Jul 4 2016

One Nation

Jun 27 2016

Hard Cases

The following is a piece written by Eduardo Abril de Fontcuberta, one of the World´s most respected sniper instructors and a survival expert. I am a sniper instructor and a competition shooter and I don’t like …

Jun 19 2016

Dad: My #1 Hero

My father, Mike Davin, will always be my #1 hero and role model. A “destroyer man" during the Korean conflict, he led the rough and tumble First Division or "deck hands" on board the USS Turner. …

We collected thoughts and memories from a few of our ambassadors for Father's Day. We encourage you to share your Father's Day with us by tagging us on social media. #511tactical @511tactical                

The following is a guest post from Team 5.11 member Scott Sonnon.  My father sacrificed more than he had intended. Beyond his service in the Korean War, he eventually succumbed to stress-related disease.  He once told me …