The Iranian Special Forces are members of the military of Iran and are called Takavar. They consist of several units and are comparable to the United States US Army Special Forces.
Takavar began shortly after the Iranian revolution in 1979. They are a special forces team that is dedicated to protecting the country on a [...]
The M224 60mm lightweight mortar is a smooth bore, muzzle-loading, high-angle-of-fire weapon for close support of ground troops. The M224 system is made up of the cannon, bipod, baseplate and sight unit.
This Navy SEALs weapon system replaced the World War II era M2 and M19 Mortar weapons; it uses new, longer-range ammunition while retaining the [...]
The M14 Sniper Rifle is an American, selective fire, automatic rifle that uses 7.62mm rounds. In the mid-1990s, the USMC chose the modified M14, Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR) for use by security teams and Scout Snipers. Since the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the M14 has been used as a designated marksman and sniper rifle. Sniper [...]
After weeks of endurance training, underwater training, land warfare training, exercises, and physical conditioning, the SEAL recruits are almost there – at the finishing school. It is only after the finishing school that a SEAL recruit can be called a US Navy SEAL and can wear his/her trident with pride.
The finishing school consists of different [...]
The Delta Force is the primary counter terrorism unit of the US Army. The Delta Force is the name given to the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta (Airborne), also known as the 1st SFOD-D (A). The 1st SFOD-D (A) or Delta Force unit was created in 1977 on the lines of the SAS [...]
The M14 is an old weapon firing the heavier 7.62 NATO standard round and has been out of production for over 40 years.
US Navy SEALs maintain an inventory of modified M14’s as sniper rifles given the extremely high accuracy over long ranges and killing effectiveness provided by the large round.
Originally seeing action in Vietnam, the [...]
In the recent past the US Navy SEALs has been in the news for its operations in Iraq. It all began in the year 2003 when President George Bush ordered the Navy SEALs to invade Iraq. This Navy SEALs operation was called Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Why it started?
It was generally believed at the time in 2003 [...]
Think Navy Seals, and you think about Valor, Adventure, Bravery on the Battlefield, and, Commitment to the Country and its People. They are the stuff legends are made of and just about everybody wants a piece of them. There is a whole industry out there catering to the demands of a Navy SEAL crazy public, [...]
No, I am not talking about the Commando movie! Nor am I referring to the zillions of commando video games which haunt every computer store in every country. I am talking about the real live commandos – the real action heroes who by sheer bravery and grit accomplish many feats – exterminate enemies and make [...]
Its a matter of great pride and honor to be a US Army Ranger but, you only get to become one after ounces of sweat and pain! You require buckets of grit, patience and commitment combined with dedication and motivation to become a US Army Ranger. Its a way of proving your loyalty and love [...]