The Loadout Room was fortunate enough to score an interview with Jessica Jacobs, an Ironman competitor competing in the Ironman World Championships next week. The majority of us take fitness and our health seriously, so I’m always intrigued to learn about how world-class athletes think, train and prep for events.
If you’re a fan of the 1911, and I am, you probably root for any opportunity where Ol’ Slab Sides is picked to ride along on the hip of a professional operator (and yes, there are some operators that do still run this platform.) You may giggle a little bit at the concept of MARSOC, […]
Last month we were contacted by the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Air Ops department about an in-house US Navy test of several COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) helicopter retention lanyards. This test was not sanctioned but I met directly with an NSW representative who informed me that the Tactical Assault Gear retention lanyard (an older […]
About time if you ask me. We’ve let risk mitigation consume our lives to the point of getting between our soldiers and victory. Our Infantry and SOF units should be light, agile, and masters of maneuver warfare. They should not be stumbling around in so much kit that they can hardly walk or hidden inside […]
Our friends at London Bridge Trading company are hitting it hard this week. In addition to their partnership with the Medal of Honor brand, they are rocking it again with a “spot on” selection of deployment gear for SFATs. The SFAT catalog is up on their website under downloads but you can download the catalog. […]
If you don’t know who London Bridge Trading Company (LBT) is then you need to learn real quick. These guys have been making hardcore legit gear for a variety of units we can’t disclose (you can figure it out). I spoke with the guys at SHOT show this year and they were excited to be […]
The Air Force is looking for a new Guardian Angel Air-Deployable Rescue Vehicle for the Guardian Angle Weapon System (GAWS is made up of the Combat Rescue Officer (CRO), Pararescue (PJ), and SERE careerfields). The proposed vehicle, which will replace among other things the ATVs AFSOC PJs and other personnel are currently using, must be […]