SOFIC 2016

    Just last week was SOFIC (Special Operations Force Industry Conference). It is like Shot Show but for LE/MIL. They always put on a grand show demonstrating techniques and equipment. Gratuitous amounts of blanks fired. The minigun on the helicopter is particularly fun.

    I thought some guns need blank firing adapters in order to cycle properly? However I did not see anyone with a BFA on their weapon. In this video by Fox13 News, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn gets to ride shotgun firing a pintle mounted machine gun on a boat.

     

    For those of you who cannot see this video, click on this link to watch it.

    Here are some photos shot by my friend Quoc Ha of Q Concepts.

    The splashes of water below the helicopter are from the brass raining down.

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    Nicholas C

    Steadicam Gun Operator
    Night Vision & Thermal Aficionado
    Flashlight/Laser Enthusiast
    USPSA competitor

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