The U.S. Army's chief of staff told Congress on Tuesday that the service is making significant investments in future camouflage technology designed to mask heat signatures given off by soldiers and vehicles, a feature that will hide them from enemy sensors.
Images have been circulating on Twitter of a Russian Spetsnaz soldier apparently testing out a PKM heavy machine gun with an unusual ammunition-feeding backpack that bears an uncanny resemblance to Jesse Ventura's alien-perforating minigun from Predator. The backpack, known as the Scorpio, is a product of Front Tactical Systems — and according to The Firearm Blog, it was designed at the request of the Russian military as a method of increasing machine gun efficiency.
Thirty years ago “Predator,” hit theaters and became an instant classic — and with good reason. It’s got everything you want in a sci-fi action flick: A crack team of ripped, out of regs commandos who fight off a dreadlocked space-faring hunter with a penchant for skinning people and collecting their skulls as trophies.
A group of highly trained and driven veterans, most of whom served among the elite ranks of the military's special operations forces, are taking the fight to a very specific enemy: individuals who distribute and produce child pronography.