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NSW looks to individual gear enhancements

25th July 2019 - 15:15 GMT | by Scott Gourley in New Mexico

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While United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) planners are looking toward a range of broad options to enhance the lethality of individual operators, some SOF service component commands are exploring smaller scale lethality enhancements. 

Two recent "combined synopsis" announcements released by Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Command highlight these latter enhancements.

In one example, a 9 July 2019 announcement notes that NSW "continues to refine individual operator gear and equipment in order to reduce weight, bulk, and ensure safety without impeding performance."

As part of this continuous refining of individual gear, it explains that a "two-piece tactical gun belt" has

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