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SOCOM wants ‘true color’ night vision to make operators deadlier in the dark
"We own the night" has remained the battle cry of American night vision dominance for decades. Now, U.S. Special Operations Command wants to take the U.S. military's capabilities to the...
SOCOM is giving one of its sniper rifles a 6.5mm facelift
U.S. Special Operations Command is looking for modify one its sniper systems to chamber the command's new 6.5mm intermediate precision round in a push to enhance operators' range and hit...
Lawmakers warned the Pentagon about US special operations forces vacancies the same day the official overseeing them resigned
Mark Mitchell, acting assistant defense secretary for special operations and low-intensity conflict, submitted his resignation as of November 1
Former SOCOM chief McRaven: the US is ‘under attack from the president’
Retired U.S. Navy Adm. William McRaven, a Navy SEAL who oversaw the raid that took out Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, gave a bleak assessment of President...
Trump’s nominee to lead the Navy vows to find ‘root causes’ of SEAL misconduct despite empty ethics training review
President Donald Trump's nominee for the Navy's top officer wants to identify the "root causes" of the slew of misconduct that's roiled the Naval Special Warfare community in recent years...
The Delta Force soldier who died during a 2018 raid in Syria was actually killed by friendly fire
U.S. Army Master Sgt. Jonathan J. Dunbar was killed alongside British Army Sgt. Matt Tonroe, a member of Britain's elite Special Air Service Regiment, during a March 2018 capture-or-kill operation...
US special operations forces are getting a brand new combat helmet
The U.S. military's most elite war fighters are getting some new headgear.
‘This would set us back decades’ — Marine Raiders fire back at call to disband MARSOC
If the Marine Corps is serious about getting ready to take on a near-peer enemy like China in the future, then it's time to fold its 13-year-old special operations command...
US special operations snipers are getting a new rifle that fires 3 different calibers
After years in the making, U.S. Special Operations Command has its sights set on its next big sniper rifle
SOCOM’s Iron Man suit is officially dead
While SOCOM promised a veritable Iron Man-style tactical armor by 2018, officials told Task & Purpose that much-hyped exoskeleton will likely never get off the launch pad
Meet One Of The Contenders To Replace SOCOM’s M240 Machine Gun
It's lighter, but still packs a punch.
SOCOM Could Test A Military Jet Pack As Soon As This Summer
Strap in for a wild ride: U.S. Special Operations Command could end up testing out a prototype of a military-grade jet pack as soon as this summer,
Army Special Forces NCO Slapped With $1 Million Bail Over Child Rape Charges
An Army sergeant stationed at Fort Bragg is accused of statutory rape, statutory sex offense and taking indecent liberties, all … Continued
The Pentagon Wants To Know Why Special Operations Forces Keep Doing Horrible Sh*t
The Department of Defense is currently conducting a broad review of the entire U.S. Special Operations Command apparatus in response … Continued
SOCOM Wants New Tech To Stop US Troops From Shooting Their Allies
Nothing says “I don't love you” like shooting your partner. That particularly applies to the numerous places around the world … Continued
SOCOM Wants To Reverse-Engineer Russian-Style Weapons, And Moscow Is Pissed
U.S. special operations forces are looking to manufacture their own own Russian-style firearms domestically — and the Russians have responded … Continued
Why US Special Operations Forces Want Russian Machine Guns
Why would U.S. special operations forces want to manufacture Russian machine guns? Just watch any video of a conflict such … Continued
SOCOM Is Doubling Down On The ‘Super SAW’ Machine Gun
U.S. Special Operations Command plans on continuing to equip operators with FN America’s Mk 46 spec-ops designed M249 Squad Automatic … Continued
How To Fix Special Operations, According To A Former SOCAFRICA Commander
Editor’s note: The Long March will be closed for inventory the month of August. We regret any inconvenience this causes … Continued
The Pentagon Wants To Pull Special Operations Forces Out Of Africa. That’s A Huge Mistake
The Department of Defense reportedly plans on reducing and assigning special operations forces (SOF) in Africa by the hundreds and … Continued
US Special Operations Forces Are Getting A Long-Awaited Silent Weapons Upgrade
U.S. Special Operations Command has doled out a hefty contract to upgrade its arsenal of M4A1 carbines with suppressed upper … Continued
Syria Is Now ‘The Most Aggressive Electronic Warfare Environment On The Planet,’ SOCOM Says
General Raymond Thomas, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), revealed that Syria has become the frontline of electronic … Continued
The Air Force’s Futuristic Laser Cannon May Never Get Off The Ground
Air Force Special Operations Command has been itching to add a frickin’ laser beam to the already-brimming arsenal of its … Continued
SOCOM Accidentally Bought Way, Way Too Much Combat Gear
U.S. Special Operations Command purchased at least $26.3 million in extra gear ranging from handheld radios to night vision goggles, … Continued
Niger: The Quiet War On Terror Americans Rarely Hear About
On Feb. 20, 2013, President Barack Obama penned a brief letter to then-Speaker John Boehner notifying Congress that the Pentagon … Continued