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

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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…

Canadian Sniper Sets New Distance Record: Drops ISIS Target at Two Miles

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A soldier in the Canadian Armed Forces has set a world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in history: 3,540 meters (2.19 miles, for those who don’t speak Canadian.)…

Tavor vs. AR: An IDF’s Soldier’s Perspective

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The M-16 was the first rifle I was issued during my mandatory service in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). That’s the gun I used to become a proficient rifleman. After…

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Look Out ISIS, UK Special Forces to Get the Deadliest Ammo Ever Invented!

The Brits aren’t screwing around any more. In the seemingly never-ending fight against Islamist terrorism, they’ve decided to deploy the deadliest weapons they can possibly find. And that means…trocars! You…

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Revolving Shotgun to Fight Boko Haram in Nigeria

In this widely circulated image of Aisha Gombi Bakari, you can see the homemade revolving shotgun that she uses to hunt Boko Haram Islamic terrorists.  The lock up does not…

US Army Considers Replacing M249 SAW With Bigger, Badder Suppressed Machine Gun

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The M249 SAW has been a common sight on the battlefield for nearly 50 years. Originally designed in the 1970’s as a lightweight replacement to the M60, the military was thrilled…

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BREAKING: Army Denies GLOCK’s MHS Protest, Will Go With the SIG P320

This from armytimes.com: “The Government Accountability Office has denied a protest from firearms manufacturer Glock that sought to have the government reconsider its award of a 10-year, $580 million contract…

Fun With Iraqi Indigenous Forces!

There’s a lot going on in this short clip, but there are a few interesting take-aways. The things that most people will notice: one guy has a hard time with…

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1st Bn/2nd Marines Pave the Way for All-Silencer Military

The US Marine Corps has been chronically underfunded since 1775. They’ve made a virtue out of necessity, using skill, discipline, and ferocious violence to make up for any deficiencies of…

US Army Considers Ditching 5.56 NATO Round

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There’s no secret that the military has been looking to ditch the M4 / M16 for quite some time. The last serious effort was the Individual Carbine competition, announced in…

GAU-17 Gatling Gun & GAU-21 in Action: Just Thought I’d Leave This Here

TTAG writer Ron Grobman knows a Texas ranch owner who keep a helicopter for hunting. Heh.

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USSOCOM Seeking 3-Caliber Advanced Sniper Rifle (ASR)

The U.S. Special Operations Command is “seeking sources” for a commercial sniper rifle system that can switch between three specific calibers, is suppressor-compatible, and meets certain size, weight, and accuracy…