Kalashnikov ‘Smart Turret’ Brings Skynet One Step Closer

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In the video below, Kalashnikov demonstrates a gun turret that uses a “machine learning algorithm” to identify potential targets. “Then, understanding it is a potential target, the neural network can make a…

Kurdish People’s Protection Unit’s Homemade Zagros 12.7mm Sniper Rifle Revealed

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Are Kurdish fighters friends or foe? Yes! We support the YPG’s battles against ISIS. No! We reject their claims for independence from Turkey. Unless we get really pissed off at…

US Military Issues New Contract for 7.62 NATO Battle Rifles

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The U.S. military has issued a Request For Information (RFI) to firearms manufacturers looking for a 7.62 NATO battle rifle to be placed into service. The contract’s been dubbed the…

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Question of the Day: What’s Your Favorite Military Gun?

“The AH-64 Apache is the Army’s heavy division/corps attack helicopter,” the YouTube caption informs. “The AH-64D Longbow remanufacture effort incorporates a millimeter wave fire control radar, radar frequency interferometer, fire-and-forget…

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Government Accountability Office “Stings” Pentagon for Ex-Mil Equipment

“The Pentagon nearly gave over $1 million worth of rifles, pipe bombs and other military hardware to a fake police department,” foxnews.com reports, “set up as part of a government watchdog’s…

CNN: The Russians Are Arming the Taliban! Fake News?

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“The videos [below and at the CNN link] don’t provide incontrovertible proof of the trade, of which Moscow has categorically denied involvement,” cnn.com reports. “Yet they offer some of the…

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Obscure Object of Desire: AR-15 Drone Defender

The image above – courtesy dailymail.co.uk — is slightly incendiary. The drones used by IS and its allies don’t look like that weird plane in the original Indian Jones movie….

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The USAF Finally Gives Its AC-130W Gunship The Big Gun It Desperately Needs

Who knew that the AC-103W gunship desperately needed a bigger gun? Not me. The video below tells the tale — in that rah-rah procurement kinda way. Wikipedia tells us that the…

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Canadian Media, Liberals Condemn Army’s 3540 Meter Kill Shot

In recent days, the dead-tree Toronto Star suffered a meltdown over comments made by the Canadian Prime Minister. Justin Trudeau lauded members of the Canuck armed forces for a remarkable…

Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER Helicopter – Guess What Gun

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The video below does NOT show the prototype Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER helicopter unleashing its ballistic fury. Just so you know, this coaxial rotor helicopter — initially set to replace the U.S….

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GLOCK Modular Handgun System Pistol Revealed

Rumors of why GLOCK lost out on the MHS contract to SIG have been circling the interwebs since SIG’s announcement. “No manual safety” was a popular guess, even after the…

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India Rejects Home Made Battle Rifle: Too Loud, Too Much Recoil

India is looking for a new rifle to replace their aging arsenal. They’re hoping that a new 100 percent Indian-designed and manufactured firearm will fit the bill. There’s just one…