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Whiskey 5 Goes Live

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Look for our live coverage of New Breed of Warrior 2011 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center Friday and Saturday. We will be meeting with vendors and providing general information as well as new product information.


New Breed of Warrior Live Demonstrations Announced

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

The Show of Pride Celebrating the New Breed of Warrior taking place later this week in Virginia Beach, Virginia has announced the schedule for demonstrations. These demos are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

2010 NBOW Demos

Innovative Flight Solutions

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Innovative Flight Solutions (IFS) based in Virginia Beach, Virginia and is an independent developer of alternative flight solutions for use in both defense and commercial applications.

Under development for 8 years, IFS’ most recent achievement is the “Stalker” Powered Parafoil. The Stalker can be flown either manned or unmanned, from altitudes ranging 5 feet to 20,000 feet, and as slow as 17 knots or as fast at 68 knots. In addition to its airborne capabilities, in ground mode the Stalker has the capacity to transverse paved and unimproved roadways, grass fields, beach, desert and other challenging terrain. On a paved road the Stalker can reach speeds in excess of 70 mph.

The Stalker’s distinct capabilities are ideal for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) programs as well as use in border patrol, psychological operations (PSYOPS, now called Military Information Operations), and as a combat Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). With a standard flight time of 4.4 hours, and an optional extended fuel cell increasing its range to 19.8 hours, the Stalker can also be used for forward scouting ahead of convoys, delivery to remote terrains, medevac, sniper operations, etc. Due to its simplicity in maintenance, small storage area, and ease of flight any platoon leader or area commander can now have immediate and total control of an air asset.

Unlike fixed wing aircraft, the Stalker cannot be rolled, put into a dive, or stalled It can also handle IFR (no visibility) flight conditions. According to the FAA, the Stalker “… it [sic]one of the safest, stable and versatile aircraft in existence…” It can carry a useful payload of 747 pounds in manned flight and as a UAV has a useful payload of 1,047 pounds.

IFS works with the Aviation Sciences department at the University of Maryland to conduct its research and development while manufacturing is done by a leading defense contractor. Extensive testing has been completed in conjunction with Anti-Terrorism Force Protection exercises at eleven (11) military bases. All testing has been successful.

The Stalker will be on display at GSS Gear’s New Breed of Warrior being held September 10-11, 2010.

GSS Gear Announces New Breed Of Warrior

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Global Supply Solutions, LLC announces its “Show of Pride Celebrating a New Breed of Warrior” to be held September 10-11, 2010 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

New Breed of Warrior will provide access to the latest in operational equipment from industry leading vendors. Attendees from the military and federal, state and local agencies will be able to review the latest equipment and identify “must haves” for operational success, directly with the manufacturers. In addition to presentations on the show floor, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in breakout sessions on a variety of topics ranging from equipment solutions to operational preparedness.

New Breed of Warrior is being held in partnership with the Navy League of Hampton Road’s Show of Pride and News Channel 3 (WGNT CW27). The Show of Pride honors and celebrates the military in Hampton Roads. Open to the public, this event will bring the public and military together to have fun and pay homage to our service members both here and abroad. All area commands in Hampton Roads are invited to participate. The event will feature a career fair for transitioning military and a special military marketplace featuring businesses with special offers and programs specifically for the military.

Emily Whittaker, CEO of GSS Gear says, “This is a unique event. Not only are we able to provide our customers with an educational venue where they can become familiar with the most innovative mission-critical equipment, but we have the opportunity to support the larger military community and their families. This is truly more than just a trade show.”

Highlights of both the New Breed of Warrior and Show of Pride include keynote addresses from prominent, high-ranking military officials. Also joining the show is Hampton Roads native and MMA star Brandon “The Truth” Vera. Vera is a former Air Force wrestler, two- time Pan-American Champion, eight time Grapplers Quest Champion, W.K.A. Muay Thai National Champion and Abu-Dhabi veteran.

So you are asking yourself, what makes this show different? Well, the biggest issue is that this will not be a completely closed event. Unlike most other trade shows, the New Breed of Warrior Expo will have an open day when the public can attend. Additionally, the show runs into the weekend. So, this may be a great reason for you to take a mini vacation to the Hampton Roads area.