U.S. Army Buys $43.3m of Winchester .50 Caliber SLAP Ammo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMOmLknUnxU See how easy it is to burn through ammo? And these guys weren’t even in combat. No wonder the U.S. Army needs lots and lots of .50 caliber SLAP ammo for its M2 Heavy Machine guns. Not SLAP in the Three Stooges sense of the word (nyuck nyuck nyuck). SLAP as in Saboted Light Armor […]

Kopin Wins $27m Contract For TWS-11B Thermal Eyepiece

mae.pennnet.com reports that the U.S. Army has awarded a $27 million contract to Taunton Mass military contractor Kopin (“The Nanosemiconductor Company”) for their latest gen thermal eyepiece. In case you were wondering. Kopin’s TWS-IIB eyepiece is based on the company’s low-power CyberDisplay 640M LVR display designed to operate at temperatures as low as -40 degrees […]