Strike-Hold, one of our favourite blogs on modern warfare has some amazing video footage of Dutch Commandos fast-roping onto a cargo ship and capturing a group of Somali pirates.

It's amazing, and perhaps a little worrying, how much it looks like a video game. (Shouldn't that be the other way around?).

While you are on the site, make sure you check out the articles on the use of the futuristic XM-25 'Smart' Grenade Launcher and the world's most politically incorrect shotgun.