JUNE 2011 TABLE OF CONTENTS
AIMPOINT SIGHTS IN
Swedish Entrepreneur taps the global hunting and military markets with his sights. SOF brings an exclusive look into the company’s history.
By Dr. Martin Brass
DID BATFE AID MEXICAN CARTELS?
A BATFE operation has allowed hundreds, if not thousands of firearms to fall into the hands of Mexican drug cartels. However, several bloggers worked with whistleblowers to inform America of this scandalous conduct.
By Harold Hutchison
AMERICA AT WAR
SEAL TEAM SIX SNIPER WREAKS HAVOC
In the second part of an extract from Howard Wasdin’s book, Seal Team Six, he continues describing the fighting around Mogadishu.
By Howard Wasdin
BRAZIL – THE NEXT MILITARY POWER?
One rising military power is in America’s backyard. What does the rise of Brazil mean for the United States in the next century and beyond?
By Jay Mallin
DIAL 911 AND FRY
You have survived an encounter with someone who tried to kill you or those you love. However, you are not out of danger; instead, you are facing a new set of risks. What do you do?
By Alan Korwin
SPANISH SNIPER--THREE LIVE FIRE DAYS IN SWEDEN
What happens when over three dozen members of elite law-enforcement and military units get together at Aimpoint's Live Fire Days in Sweden to test out the latest and greatest gear?
By Jorge Tierno Rey
A BLACK HILLS SPECIAL RESPONSE TEAM SEES ACTION
When the stuff hits the fan, the Special Response Team springs into action to get the situation under control – and to keep good people from getting hurt by bad guys.
By Jeff Hoffman
LEVER ACTION MODEL 94
It is a staple of Western movies like Rio Bravo. But could a rifle many have seen John Wayne tote around be relevant today?
By Robert Sundance
DESERT TACTICALʼS STEALTH RECON SCOUT
The bullpup design has taken semi-automatics and assault rifles by storm, but quietly, bolt-action rifles have also been adopting this configuration. Gary Paul Johnston tries one such rifle out.
By Gary Paul Johnston
SHOT SHOW 2011
SOF was at the 2011 SHOT Show and has the scoop on gear from Kahr, Beretta, Lewis Machine & Tool, TAPCO, SO Tech, Para USA, Altus, MKS Supply, and Aimpoint
Cesspool Mutants Again Surface at ATF
By Lt. Col. Robert K. Brown, USAR (Ret.)
“De-Sensitivity” Training?; Question; More on the Nungs; Democracy? Really?; Long Ago; Iranian Propaganda; Lt. Col. Robert K. Brown
NRA Smacks Down Obama; “My Son Served”; Private Anti-Piracy Forces; Request for Assistance; Ten Years to Deploy New Virtual Fence; DOD Diversity Report Slammed; India Takes On Pirates; Who Monitors the Monitors?
Chaos in Somalia; Tensions in Libya; Ivory Coast on Brink of Civil War; Trump Vows to Destroy Pirates; Christians Attacked in Egypt; Hezbollah Haven in Argentina; Coup Plot Foiled in Senegal; FARC Bigwig Whacked!
By Dr. Martin Brass
By Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, USMC (Ret.)