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Types of Guns: An Overview

This article will look at the various types of guns; 'gun' referring to both the direct-fire artillery piece (as used in military parlance) and...

Types of Triggers: An Overview

Trigger actions (not to be confused with the operating mechanism which loads and unloads the firearm) are classes that categorise triggers according to how...

F-15E: The Eagle Soars Even Higher

The McDonnell Douglas (currently Boeing) F-15E, otherwise known as the Strike Eagle, is an all-weather, twin-engine, tandem-seat jet fighter. As a high-supersonic strike fighter...

Arty Arty: King of The Battlefield

Ever since man has waged war, he has sought to unleash devastation on his enemy en masse. No conventional weapon is more capable of...

Boom: The Evolution of Explosives

The first explosives were crude clay containers containing black powder, with some form of rudimentary ignition mechanism, like that of a burning match. Black...

Syria says Israel hit military research center

An Israeli air strike hit a military research centre near Damascus at dawn on Wednesday, the Syrian army said, denying reports that the raid...

Joint-Venture Harpia Sistemas Unveils UAV Design

Back in September Embraer formalized the creation of a joint-venture between its defense division, Embraer Defesa e Seguranca S.A. and Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary...

Bringing Back Counter-Insurgency: AT-6B vs. A-29B

In the next few months the U.S. Air Force will have to pick the winner of the Light Attack Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft (LAAR) competition....

RQ-11B RAVEN

Mission The RQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft system provides real-time direct situational awareness and target information for Air Force Special Operations Command Battlefield Airmen...

Archer-Class Submarines, RSN

The Archer-class submarines (ex-Royal Swedish Navy's Vaastergotland-class submarines) were designed and built by the Swedish company, Kockums AB, as single-hull, double compartment submarines optimised...