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After going through countless “tactical” hats that never fit properly and wear out quickly, RE Factor Tactical decided to take matters into our own hands and create the most advanced tactical hat on the market. To us a hat isn’t just something that covers your eyes from the sun, especially […]
The Operator Band is the first 550 cord band specifically designed to meet the needs of the Operator working in semi and none permissive environments. The band’s components were chosen after attending the US Army SERE Level C Course as well as spending years down range. We have provided a […]
The Trauma Shear Holster was developed after losing countless trauma shears during operations and not having them on us when it came to TCCC. The Trauma Shear Holster is a cheap, durable and easily installable item that will keep your trauma shears on you throughout the entire operation. Adhesion methods: […]
After spending years down range and conducting countless missions the owners of REFT decided it was time to find a solution for carrying the Combat Tourniquet. This came after a failure to find a product that allows the user to carry their tourniquet on a number of different platforms and […]
RE Factor Tactical presents Combat Reference Guides. After receiving such good feedback on our original 9 Line MEDEVAC stickers we decided to showcase 4 more combat reference guides that we feel are essential in combat. Included in the REFT Combat Reference Guide list are: 9 Line UXO Report 9 Line […]
After spending some time traveling and seeing the ever so common soldier in uniform traveling through the airport, telling everyone about how they single handedly took over Iraq I decided to put out a few ideas to take into consideration. Most of these are common sense but as you read […]
The Upper Body Round Robin AKA the UBRR is a commonly used physical fitness test among many Tier I and Tier II Special Operations Units. This pt test goes well beyond the typical scoring of pushups, sit-ups and a run. Get the UBRR Eight Week Workout E-Book by Stew Smith […]
Are you physically fit? Do you piss excellence? Do you consistently wake up in the morning, look at yourself in the mirror and wonder how you are going to be able to cope with people not as awesome as you are? Well then chances are the GO Ruck Challenge is […]
Virginia schoolboy Will Thomas launched Operation Hawkeye following the loss of thirty U.S. Special Operations forces (SOF) warriors and a military working dog on 8.6.2011, when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter, call sign EXTORTION 17, was shot down in Afghanistan in what remains the largest single-day loss of life in Operation […]
1. Don’t quit- We have all met the guy who went to “insert Special Forces Selection, BUDs, INDOC, Ranger School, etc. here” and made it all the way to the last day but got hurt. Or the friend who apparently got selected but decided it wasn’t for him because his […]
Every combat troop should know the proper techniques for calling for fire. However this is something that often goes untrained and put to the wayside due to time constraints and lack of funding. We have decided to put together a quick call for fire tutorial that can act as a […]
Marz Tactical Plate Carrier Review RE Factor Tactical is proud to announce the addition of the Marz Tactical Plate Carrier to our product line and we can’t be happier with the user feedback thus far. The Plate Carrier is one of the best we have seen to date and our […]
When going on deployments it can be difficult to maintain physical fitness. As it turns out many soldiers use this opportunity to pack on some lbs and gorge themselves on pop tarts, monster energy drinks, MREs and just about every other crappy food that the US Military likes to provide […]
Search the internet and you will find thousands of blogs and web pages regarding body armor, plate carriers, level III this and armored piercing that, but many people don’t know what it all means. So, we have put together a small guideline to use when researching the various types of […]
Within the planning process of a military operation, there are several key steps that must be accomplished before being able to activate the mission. The WARNO or Warning Order is one of these key steps that vary in time, detail and method of delivery depending on Mission, Enemy, Terrain, and […]