Today's post is written by Andy Stumpf. The definition of “on duty” has shifted for me over the years.  For nearly two decades it meant body armor and weapon. The training was endless, difficult, and essential.  You...

In the video game Tom Clancy'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 couple of the items found in the...

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

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 can also fit a phone. The double knee...

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 in a pant. The pant is designed for...

  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 looking to own a piece of military history....

January 18, 2017

Hudson H9 / Shot Show 2017

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. The trigger remains true to the classic providing short...

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) is that you may need certain tools or access to items that...

December 21, 2016

Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark

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 lumens can provide enough light...

June 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 hard cases. Why? Because...

June 3, 2016

COVRT Insert Bag

Covert Insert Loaded

The following is an article pulled straight from the RECOIL 5.11 Loadout from SHOT Show 2016 and dropped into our blog... pretty much the same way you can pull the 5.11 COVRT Insert out of one bag and drop it into another one....

UCR Sling Pack

For the UCR (Urban Casualty Response) collection, our objective was to ensure tactical medics are ready for anything. Cedric Palmisano, NREMT-P, runs through the features of the UCR Sling Pack and Litter, plus some basics on the Hartford...

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