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The U.S. Army MAXFAS Exoskeleton Helps Troops Learn To Shoot Better

What use is an army if its soldiers don't know how to shoot? Even if they know how to shoot, can they shoot faster, steadier, and more accurately? The U.S. Army, while it trains its troops hard to shoot better than the enemy, is working on an exoskeleton that will help the troops to do even better and at faster rate of learning.

Airsoft Obsessed Dave's Vlog: "Is Airsoft A Sport Or Hobby?"

One of the most often asked questions about airsoft  is, is it a sport or it is a hobby? We are guilty here at Popular Airsoft as we haven't even agreed on what airsoft really is and we interchange "sport" and "hobby" in our posts. We are back to this question again with Dave Baks of Airsoft Obsessed giving his answer to this question, defining airsoft as a hobby from his perspective and experience as a sports coach:

The Bomber Survival Gear Now On Kickstarer, Gets Funded Quickly

From the company behind the Bomber Barrel, a duffel bag that was highly successful on Kickstarter, comes another Kickstarter project designed to accompany the Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag --- The Bomber & Company Bomber Survival Gear.

Beacon Box: The Durable Powerbank You Want To Bring To The AO

It's Summer and for many airsoft players, it means more weekends in the outdoors as they attend airsoft and milsim events far and wide. In a way, they get to go to places where amenities are sparse, just the bare minimum to setup camp and carry airsoft guns and tactical gear. These are also places that electricity won't be available too and thus, they have to make sure that most of the electronic gear batteries they bring are fully charged, including mobile phones.

MegaBot Challenges The Japanese Kuratas To A Giant Robot Duel

One is American, the other Japanese. The American one fires  paintballs, the Japanese one fires airsoft BBs. The owners of the American one want to put up a Fighting League, the owners of the Japanese one are selling it on Amazon for US$1 million. But they have one thing in common, they are both giant robots.

National Guard Troops Conduct Foot Patrol Training Using Virtual Reality

Doing some patrol drills and room clearing for the U.S. Army and National Guard Units these days don't actually need for them to go outside to practice patrolling or go to a kill house for some live fire room clearing exercise. With Virtual Reality (VR), they can do all of these with minimum risks of injuries that are inherent in military training exercises.

Ryan Flowers' Galac-Tac Mandalorian-Style Combat Suit Goes On Sale

Early  this year, the airsoft community was fascinated by the Galac-Tac Tactical Suit made by artist Ryan Flowers. At first glance, you will think it is a Boba Fett costume, but it is more of a combat suit inspired by the Mandalorian armour worn by Boba Fett from Star Wars, and with the helmet made to look like it can be for present day use . Indeed, some designs by tactical gear makers, especially for the head protection system being requested by the U.S.

An Interview With The Organizers of "The Combat For The Falklands 2014"

A year ago, on the 12th to the 14th of June 2014, an international airsoft event took place in the Urals of Russia. Called the "The Combat For the Falklands 2014", it was an event where airsoft players get to do amphibious landings, based on the story of the Falklands conflict, but this time, a scenario was created wherein the British and Americans were defending the islands from the alliance of Argentina and Spain.

This Summer, Grab Your Water Gun & Head To Japan For The Water Fes 2015

Airsoft? What Airsoft? Get me a water gun and a plane ticket to Tokoname, Japan for the 1st August. Why? The photo above should be one very good reason why. If you want a gun fight in the heat of summer, I'd be willing to trade in my airsoft gun for a water gun. And Rinku Beach, Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture, Japan will be hosting an epic Water Battle Royale.

Be The Next Airsoft YouTube Celebrity Using Your Smartphone's Camera

Have you been thinking of being the next Jet DesertFox, Airsoftology Jonathan, Robo-Murray, or Khan Seb who are well known airsoft celebrities by their big presence on YouTube? Or how about being behind the camera like Scoutthedoggie? They attract sponsors that spur them to make even more videos which then attract more viewers and even more sponsors.