Gun Bribes Highlight Afghan Corruption

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And it's one, two, three, what are we fighting for? Don't ask me I don't give a damn. I'm going to Afghanistan. A country...

Marines Mount Mini-Gun on MV-22 Tilt Rotor Transports

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP7jBmp-7PU After a decade of dithering, the U.S. Marines are equipping two tilt-rotor transport aircraft bound for Afghanistan with the GAU-2B machine-gun. Strategypage.com reports that...

Live Aid Money Went to Guns and Terrorists

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Who'd a thunk it, eh? All those well-meaning celebrities raising money for starving Africans and millions went to buying guns. Reporting on BBC Radio...

Army Considering New Rifles and Bullets for Afghanistan. Still.

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TTAG writer Brad Kozak and I were shooting the breeze (Brad 1, Breeze 0) when we got to talking about the war in Afghanistan....

Those Who Do Not Read The History of the Gatling Gun . . .

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Today's post about the U.S. military's strategy in Afghanistan, and their sloth in regards to supplying our troops with adequate weaponry, got me thinking....

AA-12 Developer: “The U.S. Military is Brain Dead”

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnrizaO-X00 TTAG has reported on the U.S. military's ongoing inability to provide its troops with winning weapons in The War on Terror. Needless to say,...

Real Reason for Marines’ Underpowered Rounds Revealed

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According to The Marine Times, the head of Joint Forces Command was trying to get his troops a better rifle with more powerful bullets...

“That’s How We Win Wars”

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjrSGxn8oE0

U.S. Army Drops Bayonet Practice

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According to the AP , the U.S. Army has dropped bayonet practice from basic training. "Adapting to battlefield experience in Afghanistan and Iraq, the...

U.S. Has Pissed Away $6 Billion on Afghan National Police

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Over the last eight years, the United States has "invested" $6 billion in arming and training the Afghan National Police. To no appreciable effect....

Iranians Training Taliban to Shoot American Soldiers

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“Our religions and our histories are different," a Taliban commander tells The Times re: Iran. "But our target is the same —...

Army’s Quick Fix for Afghanistan Range Deficit: 5000 M14 Enchanced Battle Rifles

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TTAG has reported the U.S. Army's ongoing sloth re: equipping troops in Afghanistan with rifles capable of effective range. And now, finally, they're doing...