There is an ant that I have come to know: first, by the many different nature programs on the Discovery Channel, and later in the jungles of Peru. It is known as the Bullet Ant and is the meanest, toughest ant in the bush. In Peru, the locals have a nickname for it: “Izula.” The
Over the years I have written articles on go bags for active shooter scenarios. While most of the bags were very good pieces of gear, some of them would have been better off if they had made the bag, vest or chest rig smaller. Let me explain. Back of rig has pocket for two armor
For units ranging from national anti-terrorist units to local SWAT teams, the need to take down a multistory building may arise. Generally, the type of incident dealt with by a local SWAT team will be more contained and will not likely involve terrorists, but the basic techniques are similar. An office or apartment building of
It’s often assumed that only the most current weapons offer any real tactical utility. This is unfortunate in that it encourages people to think that weaponry is a substitute for mindset, training and proficiency.
Shooting — whether competition, hunting or of the tactical variety — is the domain of men. Not! Recently my dad, Denny Hansen, received a new Kimber pistol—the Kimber Custom Crimson Carry II—for test and evaluation. Rather than just conduct a range evaluation, and since we were scheduled to attend an EAG Tactical Pistol Course followed
Street-savvy S.W.A.T. readers long ago faced up to one of the harsh realities of life in today’s America: we can’t just dial 911 and expect that someone will come and save us. We must be responsible for our own well-being. When we engage in combat—either due to occupation or by chance—we are at risk of