As always, the Austrian Armed Forces did showcase their capabilities and troops in celebration for Austria’s national holiday. Every year Vienna is the stage for all kinds military, be it the Nationalguard, the Pioneers, the Tank divisions and our Airbourne Community together with the Special Forces. Here you will find some random snapshots I took […]
Fire is one of the most essential things in survival, bushcraft or just everyday life. And for the many different uses, there are just as many different ways to start a fire. Something that should be in every survival kit is a way of starting a fire, even in wet conditions. Fire steel is such […]
Last year I received not only the Tac Pack 45, but also its smaller sibling, the Tasmanian Tiger Tac Pack 22. Since then it is a loyal companion and I believe it is finally time to do this small pack some justice and write about it. Overview The Tasmanian Tiger Tac Pack 22 is a […]
During this years IWA expo in Nuremberg, I discovered a very interesting piece of equipment, which awakened my interest immediately: The SFD Responder by the Italian company Frog.Pro. Why? Because for a long time I was looking for a concealed carry option for certain objects as well as my IFAK. And as luck would have […]
Slingbags or -packs are available for several years now and are one way to fill the gap between backpacks and messenger bags. Sometimes successfully, sometimes not so much. With the TT Tac Sling Pack 12, Tasmanian Tiger is offering a product which falls under this particular description, and of course the immediate question is, if […]
Interesting news from Extrema Ratio this year – next to a few new knife designs, they also did a cooperation with the Austrian Jagdkommando to create a new combat knife.
I also paid a short visit to Lionsteel’s booth, to see what is going on and what they have to show this year – here is what they have got.
I am still working through the loads of pictures from IWA 2017 in my spare time. Here are some of Rick Hinderer’s booth with special focus on his new Slipjoint folder.
Some pictures of A-TACS‘ X-line of camouflage patterns at IWA.
Direct Action’s booth had some gems hidden next to already familiar stuff. The packs got updated with 1-2 features as well as colors, there is a new pack with unknown release date and plenty of other very specialiced SF items.