This is the soon-to-be-released Toys City 1/6 scale US Navy NSW Marksman (Overwatch Operation) 12-inch military action figure. The United States Naval Special Warfare Command (NAVSPECWARCOM, NAVSOC or NSWC) was commissioned on April 16, 1987, at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in San Diego, California. As the Naval component to the United States Special Operations Command, headquartered at MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida, Naval Special Warfare Command provides vision, leadership, doctrinal guidance, resources and oversight to ensure component maritime special operations forces are ready to meet the operational requirements of combatant commanders.
NSW is committed to combating the global terrorist threats. In addition to being experts in special reconnaissance and direct action missions, the skill sets needed to combat terrorism; NSW is postured to fight a dispersed enemy on their turf. NSW forces can operate from forward-deployed Navy ships, submarines and aviation mobility platforms as well as overseas bases and its own overseas units.
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Naval Special Warfare has played a significant role in Operation Iraqi Freedom, employing the largest number of SEALs and SWCC in its history.
NSW forces were instrumental in numerous special reconnaissance and direct action missions including the securing of the southern oil infrastructures of the Al Faw peninsula and the off-shore gas and oil terminals; the clearing of the Khawr Abd Allah and Khawr Az Zubayr waterways that enabled humanitarian aid to be delivered to the vital port city of Umm Qasr; reconnaissance of the Shatt al-Arab waterway; capture of high value targets, raids on suspected chemical, biological and radiological sites; and the first POW rescue since WWII. Additionally, NSW is also fighting the war on terrorism in other global hot spots including the Philippines and the Horn of Africa.
The Toys City 1/6 scale US Navy NSW Marksman (Overwatch Operation) 12-inch military action figure will come with: Real-like head sculpt, T2.0 body, DIGI2 AOR2 woodland Gen2 AC combat shirt navy cut, DIGI2 AOR2 woodland Gen2 AC combat pants navy cut, Detachable Gen 3 kneepad, DIGI2 AOR1 desert 0612F riggers belt, Multicam 6094A slick Gen II plate carrier, DIGI2 AOR1 desert 1961K 7.62mm load bearing chest rig, DIGI2 AOR1 desert 6061A enhanced radio pouch, DIGI2 AOR1 desert MLCS M60 ammo pouch, DIGI2 AOR1 desert CP zippered utility pouch (medium size), DIGI2 AOR1 desert CP hand grenade pouch x 2, DIGI2 AOR1 desert magazine dump pouch, Black double 9mm pistol magazine pouch x 2, Black P226 CQC holster, Black tactical platform, DIGI2 AOR1 desert 2649E hydra pack, Multicam breacher slap charge pouch, TNT explosive charge x 2, MK11 Mod1 sniper rifle, MK11 magazine x 4, PEQ-15 laser indicator, DIGI2 AOR1 desert long-gun sling, P226 pistol, Pistol magazine x 3, MPK tactical combat knife, Multicam FAST bump helmet, NVG shroud, NVG mount, Helmet rail connector, PVS-15 night vision goggles, SF helmet light, NVG counterweight pouch, Moran hiking boots, 4.0 heavy duty gloves, SODIN headset & PTT, PRC-148 radio, VIP strobe light, MK141 grenade x 2, Personal GPS, D-ring x 2, Tactical medic scissors, Light stick x5, Light stick panel, Patches, DIGI2 AOR1 desert military tape
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I like what I see so far. It's amazing to see all these "smaller" manufacturers coming out with these highly detailed figures, it's nice to have so many options out there in the 1:6th world you know what I'm saying. So much these days is Hot Toys Hot Toys Hot Toys that we seem to sometimes over look the fact the other companies are putting out great product that is NOT just a great head sculpt but a great figure all around. Plus there price point is attractive!
Great points George :) Hot Toys may be up there with their movie masterpieces and increasingly HIGH prices but there're also the smaller players with equally attractive products at much more affordable price range so we all don't have to pander to Hot Toys for our fix ;p
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