USSOCOM and MARSOC are gonna be happey: the MG 338 from SIG SAUER, a LWMMG chambered in .338 Norma Magnum, has been safety certified.
The DD (Duplex Drive) Sherman tank may have been the strangest of all WW2 tanks actually used in combat. Though their deployment was flawed, their contribution cannot be denied.
The infantry have been described as the “poor bloody infantry.” Ernie Pyle called them the “mud-rain-frost-and-wind boys.” These are their stories.
This is a man-to-man, Marine-to-Marine, message from an Afghan-American Marine to Miles Lagoze of the movie Combat Obscura.
We recently received word from the Sheriff of Baghdad, John "Shrek" McPhee of SOB Tactical. He's on a mission, and he needs some help to accomplish it. Update 4/4/19: McPhee is jumping into France....
These E-4s will shadow their assigned leader. They’re not his aide-de-camp, they’re not there to polish his shoes or clean his office. Their only duty would be to assess any decision he’s about to make. They’d be something like the modern-day equivalent of slaves who stood on chariots behind Roman emperors returning from victory, whispering “All glory is fleeting” to keep the emperor’s head from swelling.
Newcon Optik’s LRM 3500M laser rangefinder is joining Canadian artillery units, eh? It’s a feature-rich thingamawhatsit and a badass piece of kit
In our modern “good idea fairy” military, I think most orders fall into this category. And that’s a good thing because these easy to duck without getting in trouble or starting a fight. If you work on a staff, probably 70% of your orders are Type 3s, and at least 20% Type 2s. Most staff-related Type 3s can be dodged by throwing out phrases like “We’re nearing full implementation of the synergistic integration phasedown timeline,” then leaving the room while your boss marvels at your amazing skills.
The Military History Chronicle has informed us of the launch of a new channel with a feature segment of "No Fighting in the War Room." Here is what the Military History Chronicle advises us: Radford, Virginia - The Military...
Your weekend rant this weekend is by guest author Chris Hernandez, the newest member of the Breach-Bang-Clear team. Chris is a combat veteran (he takes great pains to make it clear he is not some kind of special ninja operations snake-eater) and in our humble opinion...