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Weapons with edge: 3 great blades from SHOT Show

I got a chance to see some excellent knives at SHOT Show this year. From folding knives to fixed blades and mutli-tools, here are my three favorites from the tradeshow floor.  1. Hoffner Flatline Folding Knife I’m not sure how to even describe the Hoffner line of knives without talking about Brian Hoffner, a 30-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, who says  the  knives he designs are part of a system. He has produced an instructional DVD which shows why the design is unique: ... More

What is Military Procurement?

Military procurement is the management of a nation's investments in technologies, programs, and product support necessary to achieve its National Security Strategy and support its Armed Forces. The goal is to rapidly acquire quality products that fulfill user needs with improvements to mission capability at an equitable price.  The US Defense Acquisition University (DAU) defines procurement as the act of buying goods and services for the government. DAU defines acquisition as the conceptualization ... More