IMI Systems Quote of the Day: The Threat of North Korea’s Big Guns – Enter to Win 1000 Rounds of IMI 9mm Ammo

“The presence of huge guns along the border underscores that a conflict between North and South Korea would involve a terrible cost in civilian lives. However, the threat posed by the Koksan needs to be kept in chilling perspective: the huge guns could inflict terrible suffering if turned on civilian targets, though not on the […]

Heckler & Koch: No More Gun Sales to Israel

German firearms manufacturer Heckler & Koch recently let it be known that they would no longer sell their firearms in some of the worlds more questionable corners. As the UK’s Guardian reported . . . The company has pledged no longer to sell arms into warzones or to countries that violate corruption and democracy standards, […]

Kalashnikov ‘Smart Turret’ Brings Skynet One Step Closer

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 decision on how to act,” Deputy General Director for Marketing and Sales Vladimir Dmitriev asserted at the ARMY-2017 International Military-Technical Forum at Patriot Park, Moscow. […]

US Military Issues New Contract for 7.62 NATO Battle Rifles

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 “Interim Combat Service Rifle (ICSR)” or more formally, opportunity W15QKN-17-X-0A1V). It’s an attempt by the military to fill “a potential gap in the capability of ground forces […]

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 radar-guided HELLFIRE missile and cockpit management and digitization enhancements.” Not to mention . . . the chopper’s 30mm M230E1 Chain Gun. According to The M230 […]

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,” reports, “set up as part of a government watchdog’s sting operation, a new report reveals.” Wait. What? I’ve been railing against “sting” operations for years, especially when it comes to firearms-related crimes. Times ten when it […]

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

“The videos [below and at the CNN link] don’t provide incontrovertible proof of the trade, of which Moscow has categorically denied involvement,” reports. “Yet they offer some of the first battlefield evidence of a flow of weapons that has the Afghan and American governments deeply concerned about Moscow’s intentions here.” That’s one carefully worded […]

Obscure Object of Desire: AR-15 Drone Defender

The image above – courtesy — is slightly incendiary. The drones used by IS and its allies don’t look like that weird plane in the original Indian Jones movie. And there hasn’t been an incident where members of the Islamic death cult have deployed [obviously smaller] bombs on drones have been used against Allied […]