DARPA Successfully Tests ‘Magic’ Course-Correcting Bullet (VIDEO)

Great news for American snipers came in February of this year when the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) successfully tested a course-correcting rifle round.  The Defense Department

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The Small Group’s Mission Essential Task List, Part One

The Mission Essential Task List (METL) can be most simply described as a composite, comprehensive list of the specific tasks necessary for a unit or group to master in order to complete

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The Small Group’s Mission Essential Task List, Part Two

Since we’ve now determined likely operations that our security team will be required to perform (in <a href="https://readfomag.com/2015/04/the-small-groups-mission-essential-task-list-part-one/

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Laying Foundations: Building an Auxiliary Cell

From providing logistics, communications, and intelligence collection services, to providing transportation to the underground and the guerrilla force; from developing and running safe house and underground

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Chief of Staff: U.S. Army at 33% Readiness

In a speech last week, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno said that budget cuts were negatively affecting unit readiness in addition to downsizing the Army to historically low numbers.

“Right now

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Special Operations Imperatives for Preparedness, Part Two

Last week, we posted Special Operations Imperatives for Preparedness numbers 1-6.  Here’s the link to catch up.

7. Anticipate and Control Psychological Effects

Any operation conducted, by any organization

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FO Podcast Episode 019 – Is Russia Really About to Invade the States?

On today’s podcast, I dispel the rumors of this “imminent” Russian invasion. Is Russian president Vladimir Putin one fry short of a Happy Meal? Of course. But does the Russian military

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Why Is the Pentagon Moving Communications Equipment to the Cheyenne Mountain Complex?

Carved into the side of Cheyenne Mountain in the 1960’s, Cheyenne Mountain Complex hosted the U.S. Command Center that monitored and received early warning for potential attacks from Cold War-era

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Special Operations Imperatives for Preparedness, Part One

United States military doctrine recognizes 12 “Special Operations Imperatives” that are critical to mission-planning and execution for operational success. Although developed for Special Operations

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