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US gun lobby sees media as enemy

US gun lobby sees media as enemy

The head of the powerful US gun lobby railed against American media Thursday, saying it was biased and lying about the heated debate on regulating weapons. “One of America’s greatest threats is the national news media that fails to provide […]


In 2014, Soldiers Get 1 Percent Raise, 3.9 Percent Increase In BAH

In 2014, Soldiers Get 1 Percent Raise, 3.9 Percent Increase In BAH

Soldiers will see a one percent pay raise in 2014. Their untaxed paycheck will also benefit from a 3.9 percent increase in basic allowance for housing and a 3.4 percent increase in basic allowance for subsistence as well. The Army […]


“The Greater Good: Arm Up!!” P1 2 by Nutnfancy

“The Greater Good: Arm Up!!” P1 2 by Nutnfancy

"The Greater Good: Arm Up!!" P1 2 by Nutnfancy


US school massacre fuels social media debate on guns

US school massacre fuels social media debate on guns

The Newtown school massacre has fueled an unprecedented wave of social media discussion on US gun control, with the overwhelming majority favoring new limits on firearms, a study showed Thursday. The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism found […]


Legal Trade In Small Arms Doubles In Six Years

Legal Trade In Small Arms Doubles In Six Years

The legal international trade in small arms, light weapons, their parts and ammunition is worth at least $8.5 billion (SFr8.15 billion) annually, according to the Swiss-led Small Arms Survey 2012. This figure, released on Monday at the United Nations in […]


Americans back guns, even after shootings: poll

Americans back guns, even after shootings: poll

An overwhelming majority of Americans, particularly whites, are adamant about the constitutional right to bear arms, a poll showed this week amid a rash of shootings across the United States. More than two thirds — 68 percent — of respondents […]


Marine Corps Orders New Close Combat Pistol

Marine Corps Orders New Close Combat Pistol

Colt Defense LLC has been awarded an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity contract by the U. S. Marine Corps for up to 12,000 M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols, plus spares and logistical support. The new CQBP is a direct descendant of the iconic Colt […]


India’s Procurement of Artillery Guns and Modernization of Armed Forces

India’s Procurement of Artillery Guns and Modernization of Armed Forces

The artillery equipment procured / upgraded in the past two decades includes Pinaka Rocket System; Smerch Rocket System; BrahMos Missile System and Upgradation of 130mm gun to 155mm/45 calibre. Procurement of new-generation artillery is in consonance with Artillery Profile 2027. […]


FN Herstal’s Exhibits at FIDAE Trade Show In Chile

FN Herstal’s Exhibits at FIDAE Trade Show In Chile

FN Herstal, a world leader in small arms manufacture, will display portable weapons and integrated weapon systems for land and airborne applications during the FIDAE Trade Show, due to take place from 27 March to 1 April 2012 (Booth no. […]


 
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