Jul 22, 2021
Russia’s Mighty S-500 Anti-Aircraft System Is No Joke
It could be one of the most advanced air defense systems in the world, and it appears ready to enter serial production. Russia’s S-500 air defense missile system made a public...
Jul 19, 2021
250 M1 Abrams Headed to Russia’s Doorstep
In a recent tweet, Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak announced that Poland would acquire 250 M1A2 Abrams SEPv3, currently the most advanced version of the venerable M1...
Jul 3, 2021
Belgorod: Russia’s New Submarine
One of Russia’s largest and most complex submarines, the K-329 Belgorod, has officially started its sea trials, as per expert naval analysis. The Belgorod is one of the largest...
Jun 26, 2021
Russia and Iran Have ‘Supercavitating Torpedoes’
Both Iran and Russia claim to have supercavitating torpedoes—but what are they? Supercavitation Supercavitating torpedos are rocket-propelled and ride inside an air bubble...
Jun 19, 2021
China’s New Type-039C Stealth Submarine
Recent photos and videos have surfaced on social media, giving a peek into what is likely the People’s Liberation Army’s newest submarine, tentatively dubbed the...
Jun 10, 2021
New Submarine, Frigate, Or Fighter?
Constrained by budgetary limitations, the U.S. Navy can afford either a new fighter, a new submarine, or a new destroyer, but not all three, according to...
Jun 8, 2021
Could the U.S. Marines Use Israel’s Iron Dome?
As the United States Marine Corps transitions from grinding land warfare operations to an expeditionary maritime assault force, this fighting force is looking far and wide...
Jun 5, 2021
China Wants Their Very Own Version of the U.S. Marines
The People’s Liberation Army Navy Marine Corps might be undergoing a deep restructuring aimed at transforming China’s Marine Corps into a multi-domain, multi-mission...
Jun 4, 2021
The U.S. Military Could Have A Working Hypersonic Missile In Record Time
The U.S. Navy recently tested the motor that will power hypersonic missiles for both the Army and the Navy. The successful live-fire engine test paves the...
Jun 3, 2021
Russia Is Building Another Stealth Fighter
Sukhoi, the legendary Russian aerospace firm, is reportedly developing a brand new 5th generation stealth fighter for Russia’s armed force. The Russian state-owned news agency...
May 29, 2021
The Ruger GP100: The Best Revolver On The Planet?
Although not the oldest firearms company in the United States, Sturm, Ruger & Co. nonetheless enjoys a reputation for high-quality firearms. The company, more commonly...
May 11, 2021
Russia’s New Yasen-Class Submarine
Nearly 12 years after construction began on Russia’s first modified Yasen-class submarine, the Russian Navy raised St. Andrews’s Flag — the ensign of the...
Apr 17, 2021
Marines Just Gave Us a Preview of How They Would Fight China
The Marine Corps recently released the official manual for their new Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations strategy, the tentative first edition of which can be read...
Apr 14, 2021
Tempest: Europe’s 6th Generation Fighter Armed With Laser Guns?
Italy’s military chief of staff stated that the Italo-British Tempest fighter jet program would likely sport laser weapons, Defense News reported. In particular,...
Apr 10, 2021
Laser Guns On F-15 Fighters?
The United States Air Force Lifecycle Management Center just awarded Raytheon Technologies a $15.5 million contract to “build and deliver an upgraded version of its...
Apr 3, 2021
China Has a New Way To Find and Kill U.S. Navy Submarines
A new open-source investigation has revealed that China recently launched their third anti-submarine detection ship at a shipbuilding facility in Wuhan, augmenting...
Apr 1, 2021
Type 212CD: A Stealth Submarine That Could Sink Anything?
In a press release, the German Ministry of Defense announced the conclusion of a contract agreement between Norway, Germany, and Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems for six...
Mar 31, 2021
Six Deadliest Rifles in the United States Military
Assault rifles, battle rifles, they’re all here. Though some of the rifle platforms originally entered service during the Cold War, some have been updated and upgraded for...
Mar 27, 2021
Three Deadliest Sniper Rifles in the United States Military
These three rifles are a mix of brand-new and Cold War-era designs — but don’t let age fool you. Despite one of the designs being nearly 60 years old, it remains deadly...
Mar 8, 2021
The U.S. Navy’s Future: Killer Laser Weapons
A fascinating publication by the Congressional Research Service, a nonpartisan public policy research institute, outlined what progress is being made on the U.S....
Mar 6, 2021
The Army’s Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle Can Do Everything
The U.S. Army’s Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) should be ready for initial operational testing next year, according to Defense News. The AMPV is to replace...
Mar 4, 2021
KF-X: South Korea Wants To Built Its Very Own ‘F-35’
Despite South Korea’s reputation as a technological powerhouse within Asia, the country has not fielded any stealth fighters — until now. South Korea’s own and...
Mar 3, 2021
Did the U.S. Air Force Lose the B-2 Bomber’s Blueprints?
It seems that some of the Air Force’s B-2 Spirit stealth bomber parts may have gone missing. A notice on the U.S. federal contracting website reads as...
Mar 2, 2021
Why the U.S. Army’s M24 Sniper Rifle Is Pure Legend
For several decades, the U.S. Army’s standard sniper rifle was the M24, essentially a slightly modified version of the Remington 700 rifle, known for its high...
Mar 1, 2021
Why the U.S. Marines Love the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle
Historically, the Marines have been known for getting old, broken down, and just plain not great equipment as standard-issue. More recently, however, the Marine Corps has gone all-in...
Feb 24, 2021
Israeli Air Force Could Soon Have More F-35 Fighters
Israel, a major operator of American military equipment and platforms, will be importing even more equipment top-of-the-line air force hardware and more from the United...
Feb 20, 2021
The U.S. Air Force’s F-16 Replacement Plan Is Taking Shape
In comments made to the Defense Writers Group, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown explained that the Air Force would like a new, from-scratch fighter to replace...
Feb 18, 2021
How the U.S. Navy Could Use Drones To Kill Submarines
Sometime late last year, the U.S. Navy tested one of Northrop Grumman’s remotely piloted helicopters for use as an anti-submarine warfare platform, USNI...
Feb 17, 2021
The U.S. Marines’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle Is a Beast
BAE Systems, the firm behind the United States Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle, just got the go-ahead to build more of the new system, according to a BAE...
Feb 12, 2021
Why The U.S. Marines Want To Ditch Their Tanks
In preparation for a future fight in the western Pacific Ocean against a near-peer rival, the Marine Corps is undergoing some of the most radical change it has...
Feb 11, 2021
European Main Battle Tank Could Get A Massive ‘Gun’
On paper at least, the European Main Battle Tank could be a heavy-hitter. The joint Franco-German European Main Battle Tank venture aims at leveraging aspects of...
Feb 6, 2021
Russia’s Only Aircraft Carrier Is Armed to the Teeth
Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, is perhaps best known for the myriad misfortunes and problems to have befallen the Soviet behemoth,...
Jan 21, 2021
Why The U.S. Air Force Needs The B-21 Stealth Bomber
The B-21 Raider, named after the Doolittle Raiders of World War II fame, could make its maiden flight sometime in mid-2022, according to reporting by Air Force...
Jan 15, 2021
Golden Horde: The Air Force’s Plan for Networked Bombs
Imagine this scenario: A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor pilot races toward a target on the ground and when within striking distance, drops a pair of GPS-guided precision...
Jan 14, 2021
Barrett’s MRAD: The Best Sniper Rifle to Ever Fire a Shot?
Why everyone loves Barrett’s MRAD sniper rifle: It is incredibly light-weight, offers excellent accuracy, and most importantly: can be chambered in several...
Jan 11, 2021
De Lisle Carbine: The Frankenstein Rifle Of World War II
The odd-looking De Lisle carbine was the Frankenstein monster of rifles, made up of pistol, rifle, and submachine gun parts. Origins The De Lisle rifle was designed to arm...
Jan 9, 2021
Why the U.S. Navy Seals Love the Glock 19
Why the Glock 19? Modern polymer materials combined with more consistent action and superior corrosion resistance simply performed better than SIG’s all-metal design.
Jan 5, 2021
Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon Could Be Historic
Sometime this year, the U.S. Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW)competition will conclude, a contest that pits some of the world’s biggest defense...
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