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CB-90-class Fast Assault Craft

The recent United States Navy Persian Gulf seizure on the 12th of January, 2016, involved two CB-90-class fast assault craft, known in U.S. service...

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...

China deploys SAMs in South China Sea

The People's Republic of China (PRC) has made yet another increasingly assertive and militaristic move in the South China Sea, by delivering and setting...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...