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Choosing a Home Defense Gun: Here’s Everything You Need to Know!

The U.S. sees an average of around 2.5 million home invasion incidents every year. There has never been a better time to consider a home defense gun. Choosing a firearm for your home defense needs is extremely important – and incredibly daunting. This isn’t...

Pyrrhic Victories & Failed Policies: 30 Years Since the Battle of Mogadishu & the Future of Somalia

On October 3-4, 1993, U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) aimed to capture members of Muhammed Farah Aidid’s senior leadership in a mission codenamed Operation Gothic Serpent. The mission, intended to take only a few hours, lasted some eighteen hours after two...

The Top 8 Best Fighter Jets In The World 

When it comes to the best fighter jets in the world, there is no small amount of competition. Since planes were first used offensively over 100 years ago in World War 1, aerial warfare has become infinitely more complex and technologically advanced.  Gone...

F16 vs F18: The Top 10 Crucial Differences Between The Two

The F 16 Fighting Falcon and F/A-18e Super Hornet fighter planes may seem very similar. Both are fixed-wing fighter planes employed in various combat situations and often fill the same role. Both are US fighter planes and are often used by the...

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IS-K Suicide Bomb Kills Taliban Governor of Balkh Province

Mohammad Dawood Muzammil, a Taliban-appointed governor of Balkh province in northern Afghanistan, was slain in an Islamic State suicide attack at his office today. The targetted attack of the provincial governor, in which one other person also died, was deemed to be...

20 Inmates Escape Syrian Prison After Deadly Earthquake

After the deadly earthquake that swept through Syria and neighboring Turkey, a mutiny erupted in a prison located in northwestern Syria leading to the escape of at least twenty inmates. According to a source on location at the Syrian prison, the facility...

Prigozhin: “Betrayed” Wagner Mercenaries in Bakhmut Lack Ammo

As the battle for Bakhmut rages between Ukraine forces, the Russian military, and the notorious Wagner PMC, tens of thousands are thought to have been killed at the time of writing. The ferocious battle over the city in Eastern Ukraine is...

Ukraine Denies Involvement in Thwarted Terror Plot in Transnistria

In the Russian-backed breakaway state of Transnistria, local intelligence services claim to have intercepted an assassination plot again the Transnistrian president, Vadim Krasnoselsky, and other leading officials. The Ministry of State Security in Transnistria, still often referred to by Soviet-era KGB title by...

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SIG Sauer P320 – 6 Facts & Features of This Dynamic Pistol

SIG Sauer has long been a powerhouse in the firearms world, particularly when it comes to personal protection. It's also a firearm manufacturer we've covered before. Their pistols are noted for their versatility and ease of...

6 Marksmanship Principles That You Do Not Want To Miss! 

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and Simo Hayha didn't become a master sharpshooter overnight. Becoming an expert marksman takes time, effort, and patience, but most importantly, it requires a solid foundation upon which to...

6 Claymore Mine Facts That Often Go Undetected

If you’ve heard of any of the many anti-personnel mines in the world, chances are that the Claymore mine is top of the list. Popularized by its many appearances in 80s action flicks, the Claymore...

The Top 8 Best Fighter Jets In The World 

When it comes to the best fighter jets in the world, there is no small amount of competition. Since planes were first used offensively over 100 years ago in World War 1, aerial warfare has become...

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Ukraine Denies Involvement in Thwarted Terror Plot in Transnistria

In the Russian-backed breakaway state of Transnistria, local intelligence services claim to have intercepted an assassination plot again the Transnistrian president, Vadim Krasnoselsky, and...

Black Diamond: Liberia’s Little-Known Female Warlord

Between 1989 and 2003, the West African country of Liberia was torn apart by gruelling civil wars that featured female warlords, such as Black...

Female Body Armor For Women: Know Before You Buy (Critical!)

With an increasing number of women serving as law enforcement officers and soldiers, we've seen a rise in demand for female body armor for...

5 Formidable Female Special Forces Units Worldwide

War has historically been very much considered the province of men. With a few notable historical exceptions, in fact, it’s pretty much been a...

4 Undiscovered Cold War Proxy Wars You’ve Never Heard Of 

The Cold War was so-called for a reason: the ‘war’ remained ‘cold’ between its two primary belligerents, the USSR and the USA.  Despite all the...

Israeli Army Weapons: 7 Intriguing IDF Armaments

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) is a military force notable for many things, not least of which is the idiosyncratic and highly effective arsenal...

Red Dot vs Reflex Sights: What’s the Difference? 

A commonly asked question when it comes to firearms is “what’s the difference between red dot vs reflex sights?”. It's a question as common...

Uzi 9mm: World’s Most Popular SMG From Hollywood To War

From its role in infamous assassination attempts to featuring in Hollywood movies, the Uzi 9mm submachine gun is one of the most iconic guns...

SOFEX 2022: Ten Epic Highlights From Drones To C130s

I'm enjoying an ice-cold beer overlooking the sunset over the Red Sea in Aqaba, Jordan. I've just rounded off the final day of SOFEX...

Taliban Vs Al Qaeda: What’s The Difference? 

One Islamic terror group is just as same as the other, right? They’re all pretty much anti-West, anti-America, willing to use vicious asymmetric tactics...

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The Gun Briefcase: A Look At Crazy Real Life Examples

The gun briefcase is such a cliché at this point that it has its own TVTropes page. The idea of somebody concealing a gun inside a briefcase so that they can smuggle it into a secure location and produce it –...

Unforgettable Sci-fi Pistols: 6 Iconic Weapons from Hollywood

Featured image credit: Youtube.com/@nicodema5728 If there’s one thing that Hollywood excels at, it’s coming up with some unforgettable fantasy weapons that have gone down in movie history. While many of them tend more towards melee (look no further than the iconic and unmistakable...

Choosing a Home Defense Gun: Here’s Everything You Need to Know!

The U.S. sees an average of around 2.5 million home invasion incidents every year. There has never been a better time to consider a home defense gun. Choosing a firearm for your home defense needs is extremely important – and incredibly daunting. This isn’t...

Israeli Army Weapons: 7 Intriguing IDF Armaments

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) is a military force notable for many things, not least of which is the idiosyncratic and highly effective arsenal it has developed over the years since the founding of Israel in 1948.  As an armed force that...