Battle Mug – have a coffee, then shoot someone

Staying awake during commando surveillance operations has never been easier – thanks to a coffee mug that comes with three military-spec scope rails. The Battle Mug, made by U.S firm OpticsPlanet, is clearly the meanest looking mug on the planet, especially when it’s carrying its full complement of hardware. Made from a block of aluminium, … [Read the full story]

Soldier braves bullets to save wounded Afghan girl

An innocent Afghan girl, gunned down by the Taliban, was saved by Corporal Aran Rushe of the Irish Regiment. He braved a hail of bullets to rescue little Sheefa, aged 8. Sheefa was treated and then air-lifted to a nearby hospital. It all happened when soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment were providing assistance … [Read the full story]