Thank You, Veterans

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Not many people still think of the guns falling silent on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month any more. As we all know, The War…

Gear Review: K Rounds Pancake-Thigh Conversion Rig

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K Rounds, located just outside of Seattle, is a purveyor of high-quality, American-made Kydex holster solutions and has slowly been entering the public soft goods market. They’re known for the…

U.S. Navy Can’t Afford Ammo for Advanced Gun System. Or Can It?

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“The Long Range Land-Attack Projectile (LRLAP) is a guided precision munition that is key to the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class’s mission as a land-attack destroyer,” defensenews.com reports, “able to hit targets…

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JSOC Looks to Replace Aging Machine Guns, Rifles, Sniper Rifles for Special Forces

The military tends to hold onto things far longer than they probably should. One good example: the B-52 bomber. The low bypass engines evoke a twinge of nostalgia for the…

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BAE Systems Begins Producing U.S. Army’s Newest Thermal Weapon Sights

Press release: [via Ammoland.com] The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a $13.5 million order to begin producing the new Family of Weapon Sights-Individual (FWS-I) thermal weapon sight for soldiers. Under the…

Why Pistols are Actually Very Important to Today’s Soldier

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Responding to the recent posts about the Army’s Modular Handgun System and MARSOC’s choice to move to the GLOCK 19, many of TTAG’s commenters have stated that the pistol isn’t…

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Marines Dump .45s for GLOCK 9mm for Special Ops

There’s been some talk of bringing back the .45 in US military circles for years – basically since the Beretta M9 was adopted.  Well, for the US Marine special operators,…

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Interview With an American Peshmerga

Kurdistan is the only autonomous (self-governing) region in Northern Iraq — a democratic oasis in the center of hell, surrounded by hostile neighbors in Iraq, Syria, Iran and Turkey. Since the Kurds are not technically…

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Germany Invades French Arsenals as HK416 Confirmed to Replace FAMAS

Multiple French news sites are reporting that H&K has indeed been chosen by the French military to replace the existing stock of FAMAS rifles with the Teutonic HK416. Designed in…

Inside the Collection of the National Museum of the United States Army

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By T. Logan Metesh It wasn’t until fairly recently that I became aware of the fact that the U.S. Army is the only branch of our military not to have…

What’s Wrong With This Picture: F-35 vs. F-15 20mm Capacity

The above video shows technicians loading an F-15 with what they say are a thousand rounds of 20mm ammo. (wikipedia.org reports that the F-15 Eagle maxes-out at 940 rounds.) In contrast, the Air…

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PA: Drunk Man Shoots Police Officer, Found Not Guilty by Reason of Self Defense

On August 30, 2015, Darrel Burt shot a police officer. On September 2nd, 2016, he was found not guilty by reason of self defense. He was wounded in the elbow…

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