Warning bells for India China inducts ‘Sniper Platoon’ & ‘Anti Jamming Systems’ in PLA

In what can be seen as a security challenge for India, China has reportedly inducted ‘Sniper Platoon’ of a Mobile Infantry Battalion in the People’s Liberation Army. According to the sources in the Indian defence ministry, the ‘Sniper Platoon’ of the Mobile Infantry Battalion first…

India, Thailand conclude ‘Maitree’ military exercise

The Indian and Thai armed forces on Sunday concluded a two-week long platoon level military exercise called ‘Exercise Maitree 2018’ in Jammu & Kashmir’s Srinagar. The exercise was an annual event designed to strengthen the partnership between armies of the two countries. The exercise began…

Strong Europe Tank Challenge 2018 • Who Will Win

The Strong Europe Tank Challenge (SETC) is an annual, multinational tank platoon competition held since 2016 at Grafenwöhr Training Area in Germany and hosted by the U.S. Army Europe and the German Army. Crews from NATO and non-NATO partners compete in defensive/offensive mounted and dismounted…

Silent Drill

Members of the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon perform during the Battle Color Ceremony for the San Antonio Tricentennial Military Appreciation Day at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas, May 6, 2018. The Military Appreciation Day was held in San Antonio to salute military history with…

DFN:Norwegian Winter Warfare Exercise: Live-Fire Squad and Platoon Attack, NORWAY, 04.23.2018

Defense Flash News: Norwegian Winter Warfare Exercise: Live-Fire Squad and Platoon Attack HALTDALEN TRAINING CENTER, NORWAY 04.23.2018 Video by Cpl. Gloria Lepko U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Europe and Africa Marines and Sailors with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 18.1 spent two weeks in the Norwegian wilderness learning…

Marine Snipers Train Throughout Deployment

U.S. Marines from the scout sniper platoon, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, are training in Jordan, side by side with professionally instructed gunman, or PIGs, and hunters of gunman, known as HOGs. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Marine Snipers Train Throughout Deployment

Army Engineers Rescue Mock Disaster Victims During Guardian Response

Soldiers from 3rd Platoon, 22nd Engineer Clearance Company based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., brushed up on search-and-rescue skills during the Guardian Response 18 exercise held at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Army Engineers Rescue Mock Disaster Victims During Guardian Response

DFN:Vermont Guard Engineers Support Platoon Attack, JERICHO, VT, UNITED STATES, 04.07.2018

Defense Flash News: Vermont Guard Engineers Support Platoon Attack JERICHO, VT, UNITED STATES 04.07.2018 Video by Sgt. Barbara Pendl 172nd Public Affairs Detachment The Vermont Army National Guard’s 572nd Brigade Support Battalion conducts spring training exercises at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site. Video features breech…

Caisson Kiss

Army Spc. Colin Martin kisses Hank, an 11-year-old horse assigned to the Caisson Platoon of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as “The Old Guard,” before conducting funeral training at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Feb. 6, 2018. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser VISIT THE SOURCE…

Closing in: 1/2 Marines conduct platoon supported attacks, CAMP LEJEUNE, NC,US, 01.23.2018 – YouTube

Defense Flash News : Closing in: 1/2 Marines conduct platoon supported attacks CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, UNITED STATES 01.23.2018 Courtesy Video II Marine Expeditionary Force Marines with 1st Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment perform platoon supported attacks to improve unit cohesion, combat effectiveness and unit readiness at…