5 great products for nonlethal, inert firearms training

By The TacticaList Staff Do you want to increase the frequency of your firearms training without blowing your budget on ammo?  Inert munitions make reality training possible without breaking the bank, and with today’s innovations, they’re just as effective (and fun!) as training with live rounds. Here are our five favorite munitions: 1. Simunitions Training System has long been a favorite choice for military and law enforcement, but the company has recently expanded their training ... More

COL Phil’s View: Classroom tactics to use to your advantage

by Col. Phil McNair Contributor, In Military Education Last month I wrote an article about being smart in your classes and giving your professor what he wants. In other words, watching out for the seemingly small stuff like administrative directions that can cost you points and potentially lower your grade on an otherwise well executed assignment. Let’s expand on this concept and take a look at other classroom tactics you can use to your advantage. As a student with military training and ... More

Chinese ships depart for rare drills with US Navy

By Christopher Bodeen Associated Press BEIJING — Three Chinese ships are sailing east to join rare naval drills with the United States as Beijing ramps up its military diplomacy amid regional territorial disputes and other tensions. The ships left the port of Qingdao on Tuesday to participate in search-and-rescue drills with the U.S. Navy in the waters off Hawaii. Afterward, the shipswill continue on to Australia and New Zealan ... More