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DTC-MANET

Clear Communications in the Shadows

Next generation communications including software defined radios will ensure special forces can use voice and data across a full spectrum of missions. In line with...
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High Frequency for SOF

Published in the October/November 2020 issue - Seeking to maintain secure and reliable connectivity, particularly in contested environments, special forces are turning to High...
UK Minister for the Armed Forces

Winning the Fight With Data Analysis

Published in the June/July 2020 Issue - The analysis of data, who to distribute it to and how it will be used will be...
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Unannounced Arrival

When conducting operations the challenge to special forces, ideally, is to arrive and leave an area of operations with as much stealth as possible....
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SOF Countercommunications Denial

As the operating environment for special operations forces (SOF) increasingly incorporates missions in anti-access/area denied (A2AD) and command and control denied or degraded environments...
Syn-ISR

SOF Seek Simulation to Optimise Training

Preferring to ‘train as they fight’, special operations forces (SOF) are infamous for replicating real-world environments to prepare for the execution of the full...
SOTACS

Special Forces Keep ‘Eyes On’ New Technology

Capable of conducting an extensive spread of mission sets across a complicated operating environment, special operations forces (SOF) demand the highest levels in technical...
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Keeping Constant Cohesion and Awareness

SOF small units must be fed real-time and accurate situation awareness, particularly when operating in anti-access area denied (A2AD) environments. Describing how command and control...
MSAP

By Air, by Sea or Land

Whether conducting special reconnaissance (SR), direct action (DA) or military assistance (MA) missions, SOF units must be capable of rapidly moving across the battlespace. Rotary...
TALOS

Extending Personal Protection

Personal protective equipment (PPE) remains another critical requirement for enhancing the survivability of the individual SOF operator. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Arguably the most important PPE...

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