POTD: AUG-Ninjas

    Today’s series of photos are a bit odd.

    You can see the melee training for the guards of the Maria Theresien Kaserne in Vienna, Austria. This is part of a self-defense training.

    They seem quite confident that their Steyr AUGs, including the optics, will withstand quite a lot of beating.

    With all the gear and helmets, I can’t help but think about the Ninja Turtles.

    The Maria Theresien Kaserne is a set of barracks and serves as an army base in the 13th district of Hietzing. It looks like the soldier to the right has a Glock knife in his chest rig.

    All photos by Rainer.

    What do you think of their training?