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Spectre Hoodie LRP

Spectre Hoodie LRP
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TAD Gear’s Spectre is a feature-rich hoodie for long range patrols; it features a 3-layer/3-season sharkskin soft shell, low-profile AERO hood, 9 pockets, and large-tooth YKK zippers.

Funny: Modern Warfare 3

Funny: Modern Warfare 3

We appreciate the efforts and sacrifices of our troops, but The Onion’s Modern Warfare 3 suggests a better name for the ultra-realistic military sim: the Call of Monotonous Duties.

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Africa: Battlefield BC2

Africa: Battlefield BC2
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We liked the first multiplayer video for Battlefield: Bad Company 2, but Africa Harbour blows us away: it’s a hard hitting video with fast cuts and realistic action from multiple vantage points.

Launch: Modern Warfare 2

Launch: Modern Warfare 2
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Even if you’re not an Eminem fan, it’s tough not to get pumped over this kick ass launch trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2; you’ll get to fight in castles, DC, and even the freakin’ ISS.

Oakley Elite Assault Boot

Oakley Elite Assault Boot
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Oakley’s Elite Assault Boot might as well be a tank: it features a fire and slash resistant hybrid carbon fiber/stainless steel outer, chemical-resistant outsole, and puncture-proof inner sole.

Video: PETMAN Prototype

Video: PETMAN Prototype

We felt shivers up our flesh-and-blood spines watching this PETMAN prototype for the US Army; it walks at 3.2 mph (the same speed as a human) and stays upright even when shoved.

Extraction: Army of Two

Extraction: Army of Two
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With an emphasis on teamwork, Army of Two: The 40th Day plays more like Army of Four with the co-op Extraction Mode; it’s available if you preorder or a month after 1/12 if you don’t.

F.A.S.T. Pack P.S. v2

F.A.S.T. Pack P.S. v2
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Version 2 of TAD Gear’s F.A.S.T. Pack sports a technical alpine design that distributes weight to improve wearer endurance; it’s fully MILSPEC and AKA the 3 Day Assault Pack.

Superhero Photography

Superhero Photography

Part playful photoshopping, part social commentary, Indonesian artist Agan Harahap’s Superhero Photographs splice Batman, Darth Vader and others into 20th century wartime images.

Art: WW2 Dieselpunk

Art: WW2 Dieselpunk

Sam Van Olffen’s WW2 Dieselpunk reimagines Allied and Axis leaders with steampunk bodies and armies; Stalinator may be steely, but Churchill Omnicron looks ready to kick Nazi ass.

Duality of Humanity Tee

Duality of Humanity Tee
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Obey’s Duality of Humanity is now available in t-shirt form; it’s a collaboration with famed Vietnam War and Khmer Rouge photojournalist Al Rockoff and based on an actual photo.

UNICEF Toy Soldiers

UNICEF Toy Soldiers

Juxtaposing children playing in place of troops, UNICEF’s Toy Soldiers aren’t for sale but are part of a smart campaign to raise awareness about the plight of child soldiers in Africa.

Machinima: Empire TW

Machinima: Empire TW

Set to Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day”, the epic battlefields of Empire: Total War take on a somber and hauntingly beautiful tone with this machinima video; war… it’s caaannon-tastic!

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Launch: Operation Flashpoint

Launch: Operation Flashpoint
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If you’ve had a hard time wrapping your mind around Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising’s features, this Launch Trailer says it all: co-op gameplay and one shot kills in a military sandbox.

Sixpack x TJ General Tee

Sixpack x TJ General Tee
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A collaboration between New York’s Todd James and France’s Sixpack, this General t-shirt is ideal for those with Napoleon complexes–just don’t march on Waterloo anytime soon.

Moments: Battlefield BC2

Moments: Battlefield BC2
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Destructible environments, sick particle effects, and profanity aplenty: this Multiplayer Moments trailer for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is so realistic we were hard pressed not to duck.

Warren Thomas Strider SMF

Warren Thomas Strider SMF
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An upgraded version of the framelock folding knives used by the Marines, Warren Thomas’ Strider SMF sports hi-tech materials including carbon fiber and satin-finished titanium.

Fog of War: Op. Flashpoint

Fog of War: Op. Flashpoint
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Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising’s devs talk graphics in this Fog of War trailer; attention to detail is incredible, with impact, lighting, weather, smoke, and even types of plants.

Flag Runner: MW2

Flag Runner: MW2
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This Flag Runner trailer for Modern Warfare 2 is so stuffed with eye candy that you may have to watch it twice; kill streaks, blood splatters and knife throwing FTW! Thanks, Jake!

USMC Jacket

USMC Jacket
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Based on a 1944 Marines Utility Uniform, Apolis Activism’s USMC Jacket features a heavy 100% waxed cotton shell and includes a removable 100% virgin wool liner.

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Green Beret Survival Manual

Green Beret Survival Manual
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Filled with 200 how-to illustrations and survival training information, the Green Beret Survival Manual is written by 25-year Special Forces vet and Spec Ops president Myke Hawk.

Squad Trailer: Battlefield BC2

Squad Trailer: Battlefield BC2
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Gung-ho American patriots are going to wince at this savagely disastrous Squad Stories trailer for Battlefield: Bad Company 2, but don’t worry: the Reds get theirs in the end.

Phantom Bar

Phantom Bar
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Reminisce with old fighter jock buddies in style at the Phantom Bar; it features four F-4 Mk 7 ejection seats around a table made from a C-119 transport’s original cowl.

iRobot Warrior 700

iRobot Warrior 700

iRobot’s new Warrior 700 is actually a robot carrier: it’s able to stand on its treads and deliver a PackBot through windows, minimizing the need for humans to make risky sorties.

Condescending Army Ad

Condescending Army Ad

CollegeHumor takes US Army’s marketing efforts to task with Condescending Army Commercial; cross disciplinary skills = good; owing every single skill to the Army = good grief.

Video: Nano Air Vehicle

Video: Nano Air Vehicle

This Nano Air Vehicle is no toy; it’s a mini spybot that can hover and is the first of its size with its own power supply; it’ll eventually be used to snap stealthy pics and relay GPS data.

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