Specific Tactical Training Phases may have on Physical Performance

Research Paper Title Altered Physical Performance Following Advanced Special Operations Tactical Training. Background The purpose of this study was to determine how the unique challenges of specific military tactical training phases influence overall physical performance characteristics. Methods Broad jump, 5-10-5, 300-yd shuttle, percent body fat (%BF), anaerobic power (AP) and anaerobic capacity (AC), maximal oxygen… Read More

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Emergency Tips in Case of a Snake Bite

Not many people will think about this particular danger when out in the field, but the possibility of a snake bite is definitely something that should be on your mind. There is a lot of countries out there where deadly snakes are common and a bite from one can put you in real danger. North… Read More

US Air Force Pilot Height Requirements: Getting a Waiver

As reported in Air Force Times on 02 December 2019, the US Air Force is re-examining its standard height requirements for becoming a pilot as it seeks to encourage more airmen to pursue aviation careers. The Air Force often grants height, or anthropometric, waivers to allow pilots to fly some aircraft – meaning those aspiring… Read More

How eSports & Gaming might Improve your Cognitive Abilities – Even in Military a Environment

eSports and gaming in general do not, at first glance, seem to have too much in common with the military – unless you take into account first person shooters (FPS) games where you communicate as a team and use different weaponry to achieve the objective(s) of the game. However, there are surprising effects that playing… Read More

Don’t Discount…

“Leadership can be developed and improved by study and training, but don’t discount experience.” General Bradley (1893 to 1981) Omar Nelson Bradley was a US Army officer who commanded the Twelfth Army Group, which helped ensure the Allied victory over Germany during World War II. He later served as first chairman of the US Joint… Read More

The Cost & Aims of Foreign Students Receiving Military Training in the US?

The Number of Students In December 2019, 5,181 foreign students from 153 countries were receiving military training in the United States of America (USA). The Cost “In fiscal 2017-18 foreign governments splashed out $462.4m for American security training, and the American government chipped in another $39.8m.” The main exchange programme is the $115m International Military… Read More

What is Operation Orbital?

Formally established in 2015, Op Orbital will turn five years old next month. It was recently extended for another three years to March 2023. As part of Op Orbital, staff at the mission’s Kiev-based headquarters are now planning to expand the training to include a broader range of capabilities. Since its inception, more than 17,500… Read More