A suitable gift will please the recipient, and if it is practical, it will be enjoyed for years. While browsing our offer, we found a few ideas that can be given to a fan of bushcraft, shooting or airsoft. We tried to focus on universal solutions that will please not only hobbyists. Check out our short blog - maybe it will inspire you and help you choose a Christmas present for your family and friends.
Many of you were curious, or maybe still are, about what softshells are, and what hardshells are. Perhaps you were also confused about which type of “shell” to wear in different weathers? Today, we will try to lend you a helping hand, and shed some light on those topics! We will shortly describe the differences between softshells and hardshells, describe what is it about those mysterious membranes, and also tell you what parameters you will need to look at when choosing your jacket. Of course, we would not be us, if we would not give some use examples at the end.
Many times we meet with the players ASG questions about what to bring with you the so-called. MilSim (called. Military simulation), or military simulation organized as a form of recreation in the area, which is offered as closely as possible the conditions of a true representation of the battlefield. MilSim often takes more than 24 hours and participants in addition to good physical and mental condition also requires extensive knowledge and proper equipment, the selection of which should take into account factors such as the weather, the job, the duration of the game or role in the team.
Battlefield is a hostile and hardly predictable environment, in which death and injuries are a scary part of everyday life. In such an environment, you can not overestimate how important a quick and effective medical aid is. To help us understand and achieve that effectiveness comes a Tactical Combat Casualty Care course, or TCCC course for short. In this blog post we will take a look at its history and how important it is, we will also see what essential skills it teaches to soldiers and combat lifesavers.
In today's blog post, we will try to answer a question, about using your private radio communication devices on different levels and if it is allowed. We all need to remember, that what we write there, may change depending on the unit you are in, your superiors, actual situation, and the level you are planning to use your device. You should always consult your direct superior beforehand, to check, if the information provided in this post applies to your case.
Poland has a long and proud military history, and its military ranks reflect the country’s strong military tradition. In this blog post, we’ll give you a brief overview of different military ranks in Poland, both for land forces, air force (same as land forces), and navy which have their own names for ranks, appropriate NATO codes, responsibilities, and their significance.
As probably all of you know, the human body requires (depending on the environment, the intensity of physical activity, etc.) around two liters of water daily to be able to function correctly. For most, that isn’t new information, yet still many people struggle to reach that minimal level of hydration throughout the day. Achieving a proper hydration level stays an important problem since the beginning of times, even though technology went far ahead in all fields concerned - on the battlefields, tourism, sports, and everyday life.
The SERE course, which stands for “Survive, Evade, Resist, Escape” is a three-level course designed for soldiers and personnel at risk of isolation - which means finding themselves separated from allied forces in enemy territory. It has to teach and prepare them for surviving in such an environment, but also how to behave if caught by the enemy and during extraction by friendly forces.
In this blog post, we are going to talk about the most important to us elements of survival, which come in handy in an emergency situation, during the escape from the enemy, or SERE B and C courses, about which you can read in our previous blog post about SERE courses, those abilities will also profit us in everyday life. We will shortly talk about what survival is, its four essential elements, which help us prepare for such situations, ways to gather food and water, building shelter, camouflage, and movement, which are five basic abilities for successful survival.