The M16 rifle accompanied the US military when they entered the thick jungles and joined the warfare operations of the Vietnam War. What followed was its more compact, Cold War-era brother called the CAR-15 rifle, which Pentagon provided to the US Army Green Berets and US Navy SEALs commandos that later became one of the […]
When the M79 grenade launcher was developed in the 1960s, it received extreme feedback. Some loved it, and those who absolutely despised using it. First of its Type The journey of the M79 grenade launcher began after World War II and lasted through the Korean War a few years later. Then, the US Army decided […]
“History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.” – Ronald Reagan. The Wisdom of The Gipper When Vladimir Putin started this war in February, I’m not quite sure if he entirely anticipated the actual cost to his country in blood and treasure. He likely thought his massive army would […]
When tanks first appeared on the battlefield in WWI, they were meant to advance in front of the infantry, run over and stop astride the enemy trenches and then clear them with cannons and machine guns firing from either side. They were lightly armored and able to stop most small arms fire. At first, they […]
Weapons are designed to cause devastation and havoc to the enemies. After all, the purpose of creating them was to improve, if not secure, your chance of defeating the enemies and becoming victorious with whatever cause you’re fighting for, right? There are times, though, when weapons were deployed way before they were truly ready for […]
Man has always marveled at the terrifying and destructive nature of thunder and lightning. In Norse mythology, it is produced using Mjolnir, the hammer of Thor, the god of thunder. The Greeks believed that lightning bolts were thrown down by Zeus from Mount Olympus. In more modern times there was the belief that lightning doesn’t […]
Let’s face it, from the very beginning that the cavemen sharpened stones and turned them into spears and arrows between 4,000 and 3,300 BC, we’ve come so far. When the Industrial Revolution from the mid-18th century entered, weapon designs and engineering were no longer just sticks and stones but rather more on advanced, sometimes-too-complicated, never-before-seen […]
Nike makes quality combat boots, but which one should you get? Let’s compare two of their most popular boots.
One of the war or action movies’ staples is the hand grenade. You know how when the main character would pull out the grenade pin with his teeth, yank it to the enemy position, and wait for that fireball explosion. Bonus if he walks away without looking back as the flames engulf everything behind his […]
The LifeCard is a credit card-sized wallet gun that fits in your pocket. Here, we’ll have a look at the pros and cons.