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    Military personnel walk away as Air Force One, with President Barack Obama aboard, blows the snow from the ground as he departs from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, en route to Waukesha, Wis., to speak about job training. This trip to Waukesha, Wis., is part of a four-stop tour President Barack Obama is making to expand on themes from his State of the Union address. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)Photos of the day - January 30, 2014


    A police officer checks the identification of a passerby in the central train station, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Sochi, Russia, home of the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/David Goldman)


    Russian police officers search a vehicle at an entrance to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games park, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The Olympics begin on Feb. 7. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)


    A boat operated by emergency services personnel carries local residents along a flooded road from the village of Muchelney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in south west England January 30, 2014. Surrounded by flood water, Muchelney has only been accessible by boat for several weeks. British military are on standby to be drafted into the Somerset area to help. (Toby Melville)


    Sikhs break a barricade as they protest against Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his remark on the country's 1984 anti-Sikh riots in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Gandhi in a recent television interview refused to apologize for the riots that killed more than 3,000 Sikhs saying he was not in operation in the Congress party in 1984. Top Congress party leaders have been accused of inciting mobs during the violence that followed the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)Photos of the day - January 30, 2014


    A priest talks to Ukranian riot police at the site of clashes with anti-government protesters in Kiev January 28, 2014. Ukraine's parliament, in a concession which drew wild cheers of 'Hurrah' from protesters on the streets of Kiev, voted to repeal a set of anti-protest laws which had triggered violent unrest in the capital. (Valentyn Ogirenko)


    Protesters stand behind the barricade in front of riot police in central Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday Jan. 25, 2014. Ukraine's Interior Ministry has accused protesters in Kiev of capturing two of its officers as violent clashes have resumed in the capital and anti-government riots spread across Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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    Policemen detain people after the clashes between workers of the National Productivity Confederation (CNP, for its acronym in Spanish) and the Independent Syndicate "Liberty", in Oaxaca, south of Mexico, on Jan. 29, 2014. A man died, and at least 77 people were detained on Wednesday after the clashes over the dispute of permits for the construction of a department store, according to local press. (Xinhua/Maximiliano Núñez)


    A truck is set on fire after the clashes between workers of the National Productivity Confederation (CNP, for its acronym in Spanish) and the Independent Syndicate "Liberty", in Oaxaca, south of Mexico, on Jan. 29, 2014.


    A man passes by riot policemen aiming tear gas at Bahraini anti-government protesters during a clash in the western suburb of Manama, capital of Bahrain, on Jan. 29, 2014. Since February 2011, Bahraini Shiite Muslims have started anti-government protest demanding reforms and a bigger share of power from ruling Sunni royal family. (Photo/Hasan Jamali)


    Bahraini riot police aim tear gas at Bahraini anti-government protesters during a clash in the western suburb of Manama, capital of Bahrain, on Jan. 29, 2014.


    Bahraini anti-government protesters throw petrol bombs as riot police firing tear gas during a clash in the western suburb of Manama, capital of Bahrain, on Jan. 29, 2014.
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    Hellenic Navy exercise "Astrapi (Storm) 1/14" took place in Aegean Sea between 28-30 January 2014

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    Quote Originally Posted by GREEK71AIRBORNE View Post




















    The Greek's seem to have fantastic mechanized capabilities with their new HUMVEE variants, VBLs, Leopard 2s, etc... However, it looks like the average soldier is in DIRE need for updated personal kit, I.E. Helmets, tactical vests, personal weapons, perhaps some sort of Aegean digi pattern ?

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    Default Canada - Polish Army Exchange

    Polish Paratroopers from the 18th Airborne Battalion, 6th Airborne Brigade, Gen. Bryg. Stanisława Sosabowskiego, based in Bielsko-Biala, Poland during an exchange with Canadian Army1erR22eR (1er Bataillon Royal 22e Régiment) from 20th January to 7th February 2014













































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    Default 31st MEU Night Airborne Raid on Enemy Location



    A night airborne raid was conducted by the Weapons and Golf Companies of Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, on a notional enemy-held town at a training range aboard Camp Hansen, Okinawa. The raid was in support of the 31st MEU's "MEUEX," a week-long exercise that tests the operational capabilities of the MEU in conjunction with its subordinate units, including the BLT and aviation combat element. The training raid force utilized night vision goggles as they landed and swept through the town in pitch black night.

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    Default U.S Marines - Point Man Reaction Course



    Marines with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct a point man reaction course in the Okinawan jungle. The unit went through the course in three or four-man fire teams, engaging paper silhouette targets while traversing the muddy, steep terrain. The training focused on communication and negotiating the thick jungle vegetation in order to neutralize enemy targets before getting too close. Includes sound bites from Lance Cpl. Dylan Latham, Machinegunner, Weapons Co., BT 2/5, 31st MEU

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    Staff Sgt. Wesley Ott, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Viper Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chief, renders a salute to an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot prior to a Red Flag 14-1 training mission Jan. 29, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 64th AGRS's mission is to prepare the combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews for potential conflicts or war with challenging and realistic threat replication, training, academics and feedback. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lorenz Crespo)

    Seven F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 391st Fighter Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, taxi into position for an end-of-runway inspection prior to a Red Flag 14-1 training mission Jan. 29, 2014, at Nellis AFB Nev. Air force units from the around the country and the world have come to Nellis to work together on simulated combat scenarios to prepare them for future real-world conflicts or war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lorenz Crespo)

    Five F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron await an end-of- runway inspection during Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 24, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Aggressors put the participants through their paces in air, space and cyberspace. Red Flag was established in 1975 to better prepare Airmen for combat missions because during Vietnam the kill ratio for U.S. pilots was two to one with many of them being shot down during their first 10 combat missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lorenz Crespo)

    Aircraft maintainers from the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Viper Aircraft Maintenance Unit, perform preflight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 64th Aggressor Squadron before a Red Flag 14-1 training mission Jan. 29, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base Nevada. Pilots of the 64th AGRS are trained in the use of adversary tactics and act as part of the “Red Force” during Red Flag exercises. Red Flag provides realistic combat training in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment providing real-time war scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz)

    An F-15C Eagle from the 17th Weapons Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., prepares to land following a training mission Jan. 29, 2014, at Nellis AFB, Nev. The Strike Eagle has the capability to perform air-to-air or air-to-surface missions at all altitudes, day or night, in any weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz)

    An F-15E Strike Eagle from the 391st Fighter Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, fires the afterburner prior to taking off for a training mission Jan. 29, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. During Red Flag exercises, the Air Force’s 2.9 million acre Nevada Test and Training Range plays host to multiple simulated air wars that provide the most realistic training possible for U.S. and coalition pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz)
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    C-17 Airlift Mission


    U.S. Air Force Capt. Lauren Hoyt and 1st Lt. Mark Benischeck, 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron pilots, fly a C-17 Globemaster III over southern Afghanistan, Jan. 25, 2014. The crew landed at Kandahar Air Field to airlift Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles out of Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. Hoyt, is a Woodbridge, Va., native and Benischeck is a native of Severna Park, Md. both pilots are deployed from the 16th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Lauren Hoyt and 1st Lt. Mark Benischeck, 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron pilots, prepare to land a C-17 Globemaster III at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2014. The crew landed at Bagram to airlift Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles out of Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. Hoyt, is a Woodbridge, Va., native, and Benischeck is a native of Severna Park, Md. both pilots are deployed from the 16th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III is parked at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan before a mission to airlift Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles out of Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations Jan. 23, 2014. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

    U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron prepare to upload Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles Jan. 23, 2014 at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force aircrews are working around the clock to support Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations, airlifting equipment out of Afghanistan. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kyle Weaver, 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, marshals a U.S. Army Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck on to a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 23, 2014 at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. Aircrews are working around the clock to support Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations, airlifting equipment out of Afghanistan. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. Weaver a native of Wichita, Kan. is deployed from the 16th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

    A U.S. Army Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck is loaded onto a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 23, 2014, at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force aircrews are working around the clock to support Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations, airlifting equipment out of Afghanistan. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kyle Weaver, 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, marshals a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle onto a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 23, 2014 at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. Aircrews are working around the clock to support Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations, airlifting equipment out of Afghanistan. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. Weaver a native of Wichita, Kan. is deployed from the 16th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Pablo Aguilar, 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, walks between two Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles loaded on a C-17 Globemaster III for airlift out of Afghanistan Jan. 25, 2014, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. Aircrews are working around the clock to support Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations, airlifting equipment out of Afghanistan. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. Aguilar a Las Vegas, Nev. native, is deployed from the 16th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

    A Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle is loaded on a C-17 Globemaster III for airlift out of Afghanistan Jan. 25, 2014, at Kandahar Air Field. U.S. Air Force aircrews are working around the clock to support Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations, airlifting equipment out of Afghanistan. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

    Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles are staged to be loaded and airlifted out of Afghanistan by a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 25, 2014, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force aircrews are working around the clock to support Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations, airlifting equipment out of Afghanistan. Equipment is airlifted to regional logistics hubs where it is then sent by sealift to its final location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

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    Fighters from the Free Syrian Army's Saad Bin Obada al-Khazerji brigade, al-Rahman corps, prepare to fire an artillery cannon in eastern al-Ghouta, targeting forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad based in the capital Damascus January 29, 2014. Picture taken January 29, 2014.



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    that's a huge ass mortar! i had no idea they still made them that big! is it an old soviet piece?

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    Looks more like a DIY piece. Old Soviet 160-240mm mortars were breech loading

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeaceReaper View Post
    The Greek's seem to have fantastic mechanized capabilities with their new HUMVEE variants, VBLs, Leopard 2s, etc... However, it looks like the average soldier is in DIRE need for updated personal kit, I.E. Helmets, tactical vests, personal weapons, perhaps some sort of Aegean digi pattern ?
    You are absolutely right! All these years they care more about the "big guns" and they didn't do almost nothing about Soldiers gear. Thank God lately they started to care more and small steps has been made to these direction. For examble





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    "New Army High Mountain Battalion N.10 Activated"


    The battalion will have 1,200 men who come to strengthen military operations will affect mobility corridors against Victor Saavedra company and Alirio Torres mobile column of the narcoterrorist group of the FARC, which use the Valle del Cauca Department and region to establish a line of communication structures that are part of the so called Central Command Set of the FARC.





























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    Quote Originally Posted by hogdriver View Post

    Interesting image composition. Makes the F-15 look quite odd, shapewise.

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