US tactical vehicle provides security on roads near Manbij, Syria. Photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Koster, Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, June 20, 2018.

Special Operations News Update 20180629

June 29, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180629 – AFSOF and directed-energy weapons, Estonia defenses, OSUT adds weeks, Autumn 2018 AAJ, French SF in Yemen, Saudi Arabia and UAE in Yemen, Syria update, drones for SOF speedboats, NATO Joint Air Power Strategy, a comprehensive […]

A MA NG SF soldier of 20th SFG practices stalking and surveillance techniques on June 9, 2018 at Joint Base Cape Cod, Ma.

Special Operations News Update 20180614

June 14, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180614 – Hybrid threats in a maritime environment, Google and SOF, is drone ‘blowback’ a myth, utility of war gaming, a warrior class, Blackbeard’s Ride, U.S. Army’s vision, and more. SOF News Google and SOF. Employees of […]

MKVI Patrol Boat in Pacific Ocean. Chief Petty Officer Nelson Doromal, Jr., May 10, 2018.

Special Operations News Update 20180518

May 18, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180518 – SOFEX 2018 in Jordan, Russian blunders, video investigation, another SEAL book, congressional intelligence oversight, Denmark’s SF in Iraq, Gov Greitens (ex-SEAL) profile, Russian blunders, ISGS, SOF acquisition, history of the MC-130, more on Gov Greitens […]

LTG Webb, Cdr AFSOC, Visits Duke Field for briefings on Combat Aviation Advisors, Non-Standard Aviation assets, and SOF intiatives. (Photo by USAF TSgt Kenneth McCann, 26 July 2017).

Special Operations News Update 20170731

July 31, 2017 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20170731 – 5 myths of future wars, contractors to fill SF role in Africa, 181st SOWT parachute jump, 30th anniversary of SF NCO Academy, Ukraine SOF, B-52s and psychological warfare, SF and Chevy Suburbans, SilentHawk motorbike, Army […]

Map - The Gray Zone and Hybrid Warfare

The Gray Zone – Can America Compete?

November 10, 2016 John Friberg 0

The Gray Zone – the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) based at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida recently rolled out a new term in September 2015 [1] to describe a specific type of conflict. The Gray Zone […]