PMCI September 2015 | Page 2

SEPT 2015 CONTENTS 4 LEVEL 4 URBAN TRAINING COURSE We get the updated scoop from Ben at CROPS on their very latest accredited training course! 8 BOOK REVIEW “Preparing To Survive”. 10 SHIP SHAPE Bill the Ed joins Associated Risks Group to sample their Maritime Firearms Competency Course 15 INDUSTRY UPDATE Hutchy picks another hot topic in the world of the Private Military Contractor 16 GEAR FOR THE GOOD GUYS The PMCI Team make their recommendations on the latest gear to hit the market! 18 BOOK REVIEW “Born Fearless” 20 PMCI GETS TECHY! Understanding Technical Fabrics; We Kick the Myths into Touch! 24 CAMOUFLAGE AND CONCEALMENT Looking for an innovative family of camouflage patterns designed by a man at the sharp end? We look at Landcamo from Brane T Cervek. 26 TACTICAL INNOVATION Subtle yet Effective Armour solutions from Red Eagle 28 MEET THE MAUNFACTURER This month we take a long hard look at UF PRO! 33 FIREARMS SPOTLIGHT Trampas sets up his carry Glock to achieve real “perfection” 36 TECH AND TOOLS New PMCI Contributor Craig gets to grips with a great Knife and Sheath combo from L T Wright! 38 FIREARMS MAINTENANCE Remingtons RLE Universal 4-Gun Cleaning System 40 HEAD TO HEAD Looking to break into the world of the PMC? We talk to “Rob and Rich” to get their insights on what it really takes! 42 INDUSTRY VACANCIES Looking for work? Just check here. Editor (International): Dan Eastes Graphic Design: Baz Thakur Publisher: Nigel Streeter PMCI Magazine is a digital-only publication, published bi-monthly and available FREE OF CHARGE via the PMCI app on the following platforms: Apple iOS, Android, Windows 8, and Windows Phone. For more information visit our publishing partner: PMCI can also be read online at: Calibre Publishing Limited Wyche Innovation Centre, Walwyn Road, Upper Colwall, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6PL Tel: 01684 878 003 Web: ©Calibre Publishing Limited 2014 Copyright © Calibre Publishing 2014. All rights are reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the express permission of the publisher in writing. The opinion of the writers do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher. The Editors reserve the right to edit submissions prior to publication. Letter, idea or question? Thank you for downloading this Edition of PMCI, the FREE digital publication dedicated to PMC Operatives. PMCI is written by individuals with first hand knowledge and experience of the subject they write about - people like Col. Gerry Schumacher (USSF Ret.), author Simon Chambers and ex-TL Dan E, all of whom have an intimate understanding of what the role entails and the day to day challenges faced by PMCs. line and let us know. Either email the editor PMCI will provide a platform to review and discuss the things to matter to all of us, such personal equipment, training, employment and lifestylestyle management - and these are also our core fundamentals. We hope you enjoy this Edition of PMCI and if you have any feedback or comments, or would like to contrubute to future issues, please let us know by email to: [email protected] PHOTO CREDITS: Cover: UFPRO. Authors where applicable,, 2 Editor (UK): Bill Thomas Got something to say? A question for our experts? An article or article idea? Drop us a ([email protected]), write to us at the Calibre Publishing address above, or talk to us on Twitter or Facebook.