Helikon-Tex did not disappoint during this years IWA. As every year they come up with new ideas and set the bar higher constantly. Having several new pack designs, but also jackets, fleeces and hoodies, next to other accessoires, it was crazy to look through the whole line up. PenCott Wildwood will be available from May […]

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For the second time (after some time), Microtech Knives was at IWA 2018 and showcased their excellent Out the Front knives (OTFs). Microtech is looking to expand into the European market, making their knives more available. I certainly hope they manage to do so, since I consider these knives among the best OTFs out there.

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I am currently processing hundreds of pictures, so bear with me. Starting my IWA 2018 galleries with Spartan Blades. Mark and Curtis are always a pleasure to catch up with and this year they had several new things to show. New knives like the Formido, the Hybris or the Kranos New limited Editions of the […]

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Review: KarrimorSF – Thor 40

Last year, KarrimorSF introduced several new pack designs – one of them the Thor 40. The guys were kind enough to send me one and after several months of me using the pack I am finally able to present you my personal opinion and observations. With the Thor 40, KarrimorSF is adding a full clamshell […]

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Review: UF PRO – M1 Field Jacket

With the M1 Field Jacket, Uf Pro introduced a product which is different from its usual line-up. Following a more casual look and going into the EDC world, this jacket leaves the military world behind, although it has direct roots in it. Let me explain: Both the heritage of the M1 Field Jacket and the […]

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Review: Tasmanian Tiger Tac Case S

For 2018, Tasmanian Tiger will be introducing a smaller version of its Tac Case Messenger Bag: the Tac Case S. Considerably smaller in size it is a more compact companion for users who do not need to carry huge loads with them, but still insist on having the essentials at their disposal. Being a model […]

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Review: Helikon-Tex Defender Mk2 Shirt, long sleeve

The Defender Mk2 long sleeve Shirt is an update to the older Defender model and was reconfigured to fit into Helikon-Tex’ Urban line. The target group is law enforcement, security personnel and/or active people. The shirt aims to combine a functional and tactical design with enough room for movement and low profile body armor underneath. […]

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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 […]

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