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The Marine Corps is finally testing one rifle accessory to rule them all
The Corps is finally testing a new gadget designed to unify control over a Marine's many rifle-mounted accessories into a single, easy-to-use system so grunts don't have to take their...
Meet the M1299, the new Army howitzer with twice the range of the Paladin
The future of Army long-range precision officially has a name
The Marine Corps’s first new sniper rifle since the Vietnam War is finally ready for a fight
The Mk13 Mod 7 sniper rifle is finally available in both scout snipers and recon Marine arsenals
This is the new Marine Corps weapon that just slapped an Iranian drone out of the sky
A new Marine Corps anti-drone system that attaches to all-terrain vehicles and can scan the skies for enemy aircraft from aboard Navy ships was responsible for destroying an Iranian drone
Soldiers will get their hands on the Army’s new 7.62mm squad marksman rifle as early as next year
Heckler & Koch will soon begin delivering thousands of 7.62mm squad-designated marksman rifles to the Army to give infantry and other close-combat units a better chance of penetrating enemy body...
The German navy is building a laser cannon
A German K-130 class corvette next year will receive a prototype high-energy laser weapons system, or HELWS, for a two-year demonstration
Army generals are getting their very own variant of the service’s new handgun
After years in the works, the Army has finally deemed its new Modular Handgun System is officially ready for action — and that includes a few hundred just for general...
This Army sergeant just nailed the first-ever perfect score in a service rifle shooting competition
Army Sgt. Benjamin Cleland is officially one of the most badass shooters in America
The Pentagon’s new laser system can reportedly identify enemies by their heartbeat from 650 feet away
The Pentagon, at the request of U.S. special operations forces, used this principle to develop an infrared laser that can identify enemy combatants from a distance by reading their cardiac...
The Navy’s electromagnetic railgun is undergoing ‘shakedown’ tests at the White Sands Missile Range
The Navy's electromagnetic railgun is undergoing what officials described as "essentially a shakedown" of critical systems before finally installing a tactical demonstrator aboard a surface warship, the latest sign that...
The M14 refuses to die — and we’re OK with that
The M14 rifle wasn't your daddy's rifle — except it probably was. Task & Purpose's Chris Capelluto explores the M14's evolution from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan.
The US wants to arm fighters with these new long-range missiles to hunt down China and Russia’s best jets
The AIM-260 air-to-air missile, also known as the Joint Air Tactical Missile (JATM), is intended to replace the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) currently carried by U.S. fighters,...
Oh my God, the Marines have a laser now
Brace yourselves: Marine grunts now have their hands on a drone-killing laser cannon
The Army says it will have hypersonic missiles and laser weapons ready for combat sooner than you think
The Army says it will be able to field combat vehicle-mounted lasers and hypersonic missiles within the next four years to prepare for combat against rivals like Russia or China...
The Army is working on a tiny assault rifle that can punch clean through body armor
Sometimes, size truly doesn't matter
The Army is eyeing facial recognition tech for its next-generation rifle
U.S. Army weapons officials recently invited defense firms to design and build prototypes of an advanced fire control system that could equip the service's Next-Generation Squad Weapon with wind-sensing as...
Video review: the new M240 Lima is so hot right now
Chris Capelluto reviews the new M240 Lima with its short stock, short barrel and long history of kicking ass. The M240 replaced the M60 as the main crew served weapon...
At 1,200 rounds per minute, this full-auto Glock was Saddam Hussein’s weapon of choice
The Glock 18 is a machine pistol capable of firing 1,200 rounds a minute
One lucky destroyer crew will officially be the first to rock the Navy’s newest laser weapon
The Pearl Harbor-based USS Preble will be the first destroyer to be equipped with a high-energy laser to counter surface craft and unmanned aerial systems, according to a published report,...
The Army is getting its first full brigade of souped-up Abrams tanks sooner than expected
The Pentagon's Joint Systems Manufacturing Center in Lima, Ohio is ramping up to deliver the Army's first full brigade of upgraded M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams main battle tanks to bring the...
Air Force pilots are finally getting collapsible rifles to defend themselves if they eject in hostile territory
After decades with nothing but pistols to defend themselves with in the event of a successful ejection over enemy territory, Air Force pilots are officially rocking compact versions of a...
Marine grunts’ first new standard-issue pistol in 30 years is just over the horizon
The head-to-toe overhaul of Marine infantry arsenals that Commandant Gen. Robert Neller promised grunts last year is the gift that keeps on giving
The Army is practicing firing artillery from boats for the first time since the Vietnam War
A Virginia Army National Guard unit travelled to the Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune in North Carolina in late April for a relatively unusual training exercise: firing a howitzer from a...
The Army’s up-armored Strykers are now getting extra firepower to match
After testing out a batch of brand new upgunned Stryker infantry fighting vehicles with outfitted 30mm autocannons in Europe, the Army is looking to extend the extra-lethal unmanned weapon system...
The Marine Corps’s M27 rifle is officially here to make your day — if you’re lucky
Congratulations, Marines: After years of drama, the long-awaited M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle is finally coming to a platoon near you — if you're lucky