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The unfortunate truth of why we’ll never have space marines, according to science or whatever
"We’re not likely to see this being operationally considered, but it is fun to play around with the idea."
Here’s why the MG42 is basically immortal
I mean, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
We got our hands on Sig Sauer’s Next Generation Squad Weapon prototypes. Here’s what they’re like
These may very well become the Army's next M4 carbine and M249 SAW replacements.
The Air Force wants $48 million to drop commandos into battle from orbit
"When you can launch an austere airbase in a space capsule, that’s frickin’ awesome!”
Is the new M60E6 machine gun better than the M240?
The M60 has been retooled and upgraded over the past few decades to be lighter weight and shorter in length...
How the Air Force turns a combat-ready F-16 into a high-flying Thunderbirds act
"We learned so much institutional knowledge by building the aircraft ourselves."
Navy submariners are testing out their own version of ‘birth control glasses’
Make the Silent Service well-rested again.
We tried out the Army’s new high-tech night vision goggles and they’re just as amazing as we’ve heard
Honestly, pretty badass.
The Air Force is using virtual reality to teach airmen how to… paint
This gives us unlimited hours of practice without spending money on materials and exposing students to hazards.”
The French military is phasing out the FAMAS and we’re honestly sad to see it go
The FAMAS is one deadly, albeit ugly, rifle.
Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at a Pentagon pitch meeting for the absurd M26 Shotgun
Seems about right.
Putting warheads on foreheads — This is the gear Air Force combat controllers carry into battle
Spoiler alert: Sharpies are a big one
Watch a jetpack-flying Royal Marine board a ship like freakin’ Boba Fett
This thing is sick.
Why the AT-4 rocket launcher is actually the worst anti-tank weapon
Truth be told the AT-4 isn’t really even rated to go head to head with a battle tank.
Why the M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle is totally great
Three cheers for the IFV.
The view through the Army’s new night vision goggle looks ripped right out of ‘Halo’
Master Chief would like his night vision back
The Air Force has a groovy idea to beam sunshine power down from space on radio waves
Ain't no power like star power
The Ozzi Gov app by NGA puts threat intelligence right in your pocket
Free to anyone holding a valid U.S. government ID.
Soldiers are one step closer to having a heads up display plucked straight out of science fiction
“It’s definitely technology that we are really excited to use as soon as they can get it to us.”
7.62 NATO vs .308 Winchester ammo: What’s the difference?
If you have a modern .308 Win. rifle, you should be fine firing any modern commercial .308 Win. or 7.62 NATO ammo.
Air Force robot dogs are here and they appear to be very good boys
It's still unclear whether the robot dogs will be spayed or neutered.
Why the M16 rifle refuses to go away
We don't want it to
The FN FAL: A classic rifle gets a massive upgrade
I FN love the FAL
The Pentagon finally wants to make jetpack soldiers a reality
This is the way.