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Saturday, February 4, 2023

List of upcoming events

Last Week’s Top Stories

This issue of Soldier Systems Digest is brought to you by GORE-TEX Professional, manufacturers of materials used to protect America’s warriors. 

Contract Awards Of Interest

Kandor Manufacturing Inc., Arecibo, Puerto Rico, has been awarded a maximum $23,095,200 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for coats and trousers. This was a competitive acquisition with six responses received. This is a one-year base contract with four one-year option periods. The ordering period end date is Jan. 5, 2024. Using military service is the Navy. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2023 through 2024 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE1C1-23-D-0008).

Tigerstripe Watch

Introducing ALTAMA Maritime in Jungle Tiger Stripe coming SPRING 2023!They will have samples at SHOT Show for a sneak peek… Check them out at BOOTH 20143!

“Style And Resistance”

From the pages of the Berlin-based magazine Achtung-Mode comes an article by photographer Robert Spangle who runs the IG account @thousandyardstyle which depicts how the war in Ukraine has influenced the clothing of the locals.

Light The Fire

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. John Wendt, a scout sniper assistant team-leader with Battalion Landing Team 2/4, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, builds a fire during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training/Marine Exercise Indonesia 2022, Dec. 14. CARAT/MAREX Indonesia is a bilateral exercise between Indonesia and the United States designed to promote regional security cooperation, maintain and strengthen maritime partnerships, and enhance maritime interoperability. In its 28th year, the CARAT series is comprised of multinational exercises, designed to enhance U.S. and partner navies’ and marine corps abilities to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region.U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Nicolas Atehortua

Welcome to SSD Ghost Robotics

We are very excited to welcome Ghost Robotics as a new sponsor of Soldier Systems Daily. They are far and away the preeminent producer of Quadraped Unmanned Ground Vehicles, an emerging form of robot which will transform the battlespace. 

Upcoming Events

January 2023
Outdoor Retailer Snow Show
January 10-12
Salt Palace, SLC

Industry Day at the Range
January 16
Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club

January 17-20
Las Vegas Sands Convention Center

February 2023
ADS Federal Expo
February 8
Arlington, Virginia

Enforce Tac
February 28 – March 1
Nürnberg Messe

GSOF Special Air Warfare Symposium
February 28 – March 2
Ft Walton Beach, FL

March 2023
ADS Hurlburt Field Expo
March 1
Hurlburt Field, Florida

IWA Outdoor Classics
March 2-5
Nürnberg Messe

ADS Fort Bragg Expo
March 15
Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Blade Show Texas
March 17-18
Ft Worth, TX

April 2023
Sea Air Space
April 3-5
National Harbor, Maryland

ADS Warrior West
April 5-6
San Diego, California


LAAD Defense & Security
April 11-14
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

May 2023
SOF Week
May 8-11
Tampa Convention Center, Florida

May 15-19
Raleigh, North Carolina

May 16-18
Honolulu, Hawaii

Rampart Range Day
May 30
Stittsviille Range, Ontario, Canada

June 2023
ADS Federal Range Day
June 2
Crucible, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Blade Show
June 2-4
Atlanta, GA

ADS Warrior East
June 21-22
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Outdoor Retailer Summer Show
June 19-21
Salt Palace, SLC

Modern Day Marine
June 27-29
Washington, DC

September 2023
September 12-15
Excel Centre, London

October 2023
Blade Show West
Oct 13-14
Salt Palace, SLC

November 2023
November 14-17
Paris Nord Villepinte