TRAINING REPORT: Project Gecko ITCQB 02 with Tactical Academy Finland

Our report from ITCBQ 02 which Project Gecko arranged in collaboration with Tactical Academy Finland very close-by to us. After enjoying 01 course this second level course was a must attend, providing further skill development in PG's CQB methodology. Starting where 01 finished, 02 took things to an advanced level in 4 man teams and entry techniques.

REVIEW: Safariland 6354DO

Finally got myself a SF 6354DO to carry my pistol. It's one of the most popular holsters on the market currently as more and more users are embracing red-dots on their pistols. This is our review, in short, it's great but doesn't come without its own challenges.

REVIEW: Altama Maritime Assault Mid

Maritime Assault Mid, the shoe du'jour - finally got myself a pair and it was time to see what all the hype is about. I wasn't disappointed.

TRAINING REPORT: Project Gecko ITCQB with Tactical Academy Finland

Project Gecko is probably one of the most well known trainers at the moment at least in Europe. Their hybrid approach to CQB is quite different compared to traditional dynamic or only slice-based methods. After noticing that they run training quite open-mindedly to all kinds of groups we put it on our list to attend one of their trainings, and thanks to Tactical Academy Finland it became a reality sooner than we thought. This is our report from Project Gecko ITCQB 1.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Crye Precision AirLite SPC Plate Carrier

Crye Precision AirLite Structural Plate Carrier (SPC) is one of the most sought-after load bearing solutions on the market. Practically out of stock everywhere around the world constantly we waited and hunted 6 months to put this one together. Here's our initial observations.

REVIEW: FiveFour Communications Bowman Headset + U94 PTT

One of the biggest issues in achieving effective team communications has been the lack of quality headsets and PTTs that don't cost an arm and a leg. Finally there are a couple players in the market that repurpose new and used MIL-SPEC equipment for the civilian market. One of them being FiveFour Communications in the UK. This is a review of their Bowman + Nexus U94 PTT combo.

REVIEW: Patagonia Level 9 Combat Shirt "Patagucci"

For the past few months I've been testing the Patagonia Level 9 Combat Shirt and it's now time to give an initial verdict. So Patagucci, what's great and what's not? Believe me mostly it's great but there are a couple small things that could be improved.

REVIEW: Crye Precision WindLiner

Here's our first-ever Crye Precision review surprisingly not about Combat Shirts or Pants but covering their WindLiner, an extremely light and packable jacket that keeps you covered from even strong winds (and bad weather), but being so light you can carry it with you all the time.

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