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MDM 19 – See The BE Meyers & Co MAWL- X1 In The OSS Suppressor Booth

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

The new MAWL-X1 addition to BE Meyers & Co’s Modular Advanced Weapon Laser family. The MAWL-X1 features Near-Infrared / Visible lasers, EC2 Endcap and Dark Earth finish.

Here, you can see it is mounted to a representative H&K M27, mounted with the OSS Helix Suppressor.

You can see MAWL-X1 in person for the first time in the OSS booth #1629.

MDM 17 – USMC Certifies XGO Performance T-Shirt For Alternate Wear

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

The Marine Corps has certified the XGO Non-FR Performance T-Short in short and long sleeved versions for alternate wear. Certification Number 001254 for short sleeved and 001255 for long sleeved.

The shirts features flat seam construction for comfort and the material is anti-microbial.

MDM 19 – SureFire Swivel Scout Sneak Peek

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Coming soon is the new Swivel Scout body for the popular SureFire Scout Light.

Seen here are the 300, 600 and Dual Fuel Scout Lights. As you can see, they have developed both M-Lok and Picatinny mounts which are integral to the body. The mounts can be swapped out and tension is adjusted via the same screw.

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MDM 19 – Arbor Arms x Aqualung Buoyancy Compensator Shooter Kit Combination

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Arbor Arms is working with Aqualung to offer a low cost retrofit kit for armor carriers so that they can be used in conjunction with Aqualung Buoyancy Compensators. In this case, we see the Calypso.

The cummerbund is elastic so it will allow a buoyancy compensator or horse collar to still inflate yet keep your gear nice and snug.

Additionally, the Aqualung weight belt is worn with ditchable weights fore and aft to keep them out of the way of holsters and magazine carriers.

MDM 19 – Rocky USMC Tropical Boot

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

The Marine Corps has selected two new tropical boots for use on the jungle. One of them is the Rocky boot.

It features a modernized version of the famous Panama tread outsole, manufactured by Vibram. The sole incorporates a ASTM certified puncture plate and an air-port cushioned footbed.

The upper is a full grain, flesh out leather combined with 1000D Cordura. The leather portion of the upper also features drainage holes to release water and increase breathability.

2019 Modern Day Marine

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

As a Marine Corps League member contemplates battles past, Modern Day Marine takes a three-day look inside the Corps’ modernization efforts.

MDM 2019: UVision Will Present its Hero Series of Loitering Munition Systems

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

An integrated solution will be showcased detailing Hero Multi-Canister Launcher mounted on an Oshkosh JLTV


MDM, Modern Day Marine Exhibition, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, September 17-19, Stand 1335

September 12, 2019. UVision Air Ltd. – a global leader in the area of Loitering Munition Systems of all sizes for a variety of missions? will present its HERO series of Loitering Munitions at Modern Day Marine for the first time. An integrated solution will be showcased detailing UVision multi-canister launcher mounted on an Oshkosh JLTV (Joint Light Tactical Vehicle).


According to Jim Truxel, CEO of UVision USA and former Marine, “As pioneers in the area of Loitering Munition Systems, UVision is responsive to the rapidly changing needs of modern battlespaces. The company’s solutions are optimized for a variety of platforms, applications and scenarios ? delivering advanced capabilities that ensure combat superiority as well as survivability for even the most complex missions.”

UVision will present the Hero-120, as well as the Hero-30 with multi-canister launcher mounted on an unmanned vehicle, at the company’s stand (#1335) in Modern Day Marine. In addition, an integration of the Hero-120 and Hero-400EC multi-canister launcher mounted on board the Oshkosh JLTV will be on display at the Oshkosh stand (#1703). Once integrated with a HERO loitering weapon system, this fast, agile and powerful Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, with C4ISR capabilities, is the most ideal for complex missions to deploy to the battle. UVision’s Hero-400EC will also be showcased at the US Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL) at the exhibition.

UVision systems are easily adapted to a wide range of maritime, land, and airborne platforms. At MDM, the company will demonstrate its unique advanced yet user friendly Simulator, for MDM attendees to experience through the show.

UVision Air Ltd. took a strategic decision at the beginning of 2019 with the establishment of UVision-USA Corporation. This commitment by UVision to increase it presences in the United States and become a local source for our military customers reinforces UVision’s long-term strategic plan and dedication to support the US Warfighters.


Bell Unveils V-247 UAS

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

The most amazing thing I saw at Modern Day Marine was the new Bell V-247 which is intended as a candidate for the US Marine Corps’ Marine Air Ground Task Force – Unmanned Expeditionary Capabilities (MUX) program. They set up an extension of the tent in order to House the aircraft. But based on public interest, it was difficult to photograph it completely.


Based on development of the tilt-rotor V-22 and V-280, the V-247 is an unmanned system optimized for hover over speed in order to be used for persistent 24-hour ISR coverage as well as aerial fires. It can also be used as an armed escort for the two troop transport tilt-rotors.


It boasts more than 8 hours on station with 600 lbs of payload at a 450 nm mission radius and up to 1300 nm or 12 hours maximum on station. The service ceiling is 25,000 ft with no concern for an environmental system for a crew. The total payload is 2,000 internal or 9,000 lbs payload. The cruise speed is 240 kts and over 300 kts at max power.


The V-247 has the same shipboard footprint of a UH-1Y and can be operated from a Guided Missile Destroyer or larger ship.