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The U.S. Marine Corps Authorizes The Use Of The Magpul PMAG Gen M3

Soldier Systems broke the story yesterday about the U.S. Marine Corps authorizing the use of the Magpul PMAG Gen M3 Magazine using funds for use by the Marine combat units. While it is a positive development for Magpul, does it mean that the PMAG is officially adopted for use by the whole Marine Corps?

But first, here is the official message as reported by Soldier Systems:

It’s The 4th Week Of Nominations, Keep On Submitting Your Nominees!

It’s hot (even if the weather is cold) as the Nominations Period of the 7th Airsoft Players’ Choice Awards is seeing a really big number of readers and airsoft players submitting their nominees. Keep on nominating and invite other airsoft players to nominate too will help your favourites get a place for the Voting/Finals Period next year.

Crew Served Weapons Will Soon Be Equipped With Wireless Thermal Sights

Wireless targeting technology will soon be used on crew-served weapons in the U.S. Army if everything goes according to plan. This will allow the gunner to be able to provide effective and accurate support fire in under any environment.

U.S. Army Shows The Lighter And More Maneuverable Ballistic Combat Shirt

The quest for a lighter protective gear for the American warfighter continues as reduced weight means speed and less load stress on the soldier where being able to move and maneuver quickly can mean life and death. Body armor is always much desired but existing protection is heavy and cutting weight without compromising the protective features is always a goal.

Navy SEAL Drama “SIX” Premieres On The 18th Of January 2017

There will be a new TV series of elite operators that airsoft players around the world will need to mark on their cable TV channels next year. If you are missing “The Unit”, the show about Delta Force operators that got cancelled in 2009, then “SIX” will be something to look forward to.

The A&K KRISS Vector AEG Is Set For A January 2017 Release

It looks like that airsoft players will be able to get their KRISS Vector AEG in January next year if everything goes according to plan. But this is not Krytac, the airsoft brand of KRISS Arms that I am writing about.

Nanotech Breakthrough Could Lead To Lighter Night Vision Devices

Whilst night vision devices are deemed essential tools for the 21st Century warfighter, they still are cumbersome tools to use. Even the most advanced NVGs, such as the L-3 Ground Panoramic Night Vision System, the ones used in the Bin Laden raid and made famous by the Zero Dark Thirty movie, they are heavy to use and require an external power source to use them.

We’re On The 3rd Week Of Nominations! Better Submit Your Nominees Soon!

The 2nd Week sends even more nominees submitted to the 7th Airsoft Players’ Choice Awards website and we are expecting even more as we hit the halfway mark of the Nominations Period. Now on its third week, we expect more nominees to be submitted as our readers are getting up to speed.

The Dutch Open 2016 Int'l. Airsoft Practical Videos Are Now Online

As promised in our after action report of the Dutch Open 2016 International Practical Shooting event, we are posting all the videos taken of the shooters during this big and memorable event in the world of airsoft practical shooting. For those who are not familiar with such growing discipline in airsoft, this is where they see airsoft practical shooters competing at their very best.

The U.S. Army Patents Its Blast Pelvic Protector Design

U.S. Army soldiers can look forward to a new garment protection that will help lessen damage to their groin area in case of an explosion nearby. What’s more, the U.S. Army has patented the design which probably will be licensed to those interested in mass producing the design for the military or as commercial-off-the-shelf-solution (COTS).