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Caseless Ammunition: Is It Better Than Regular Ammo in 2023?

Caseless ammunition is a special kind of firearm ammunition that – you might have guessed – lacks cases. This is the simplest explanation, of course, but it still doesn’t really explain how caseless ammunition works. If ammunition lacks cases, then how...

The 7 Largest Air Forces In The World: The Fragged Guide!

The Battle of Britain is acknowledged by historians to be one of the most important battles in military history. It marked not only a turning point in the fight against the Nazi war machine and the reinvigoration of a hitherto-beleaguered and...

5 Vicious Ways Winter Will Change The War in Ukraine

On the 20th of February 2022, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The attack was timed around one month before the start of spring and has raged throughout summer. Now, winter is coming. The eyes of the world are fixed on...

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...

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US: China May Still Be Considering Arming Russian Forces in Ukraine

It's been predicted that Russian stockpiles of weapons and ammunition will be at a severe risk of running out in 2023 due to immense amount of firepower being launched in the ongoing war in Ukraine. Increasingly cut off from former friends and...

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...

Senior Islamic State Commander in Afghanistan Killed by the Taliban

Taliban fighters have reportedly eliminated one of the so-called Islamic State's most senior commanders in Afghanistan, according to government officials in the country. The slain commander was said to be behind the planning of numerous deadly attacks against diplomatic missions in...

Israeli Airstrike at Dawn Forces Closure of Aleppo Airport

According to the Syrian transport ministry, Aleppo airport has been forced to halt all flights following an Israeli airstrike that took place this morning. Syria's second biggest city of Aleppo has been under immense pressure in recent weeks following the devastating earthquake...

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Why M. Kalashnikov Gave His Watch To a Rhodesian Soldier

"Look, just tell him he can buy me a double vodka!" the Rhodesian soldier said to Mikhail Kalashnikov's interpreter. "No, he wants to give you his watch instead", was the reply. The Rhodesian Bush Wars were...

Story of The Rhodesian FN FAL & How To Easily Identify One

Regarding the Rhodesian Bush Wars, there are two aesthetic things associated with it: the brushstroke camo and the Rhodesian FN FAL. The FN FAL, which was short for Fabrique Nationale d’Herstal Fusil Automatique Léger, was the...

Czech Republic Gun Laws: Europe’s Most Gun-Friendly State?

For those in the United States, Europe is often seen as a bastion of draconian anti-gun legislation. That is, until you see the liberal Czech Republic gun laws. The Czech Republic hasn't had it easy in...

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 2022, and wow, what an event! The bi-annual Special Operations Forces Exhibition...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Sawn Off Guide to 5 Military Shotguns From Around The World

When you’re thinking of iconic military weapons, chances are that your mind does not immediately go to ‘shotgun’. More associated with farmers and rednecks than...

Carbine VS Rifle: The Top 5 Major Differences Made Clear

For newcomers to the world of guns, defining carbine vs rifle can often be overwhelming and confusing. But by the end of this guide,...

Lessons from the Somalia Affair: Why Accountability & Oversight Matter

War crimes and controversies in warfare are, sadly, a common occurrence. They are often violent, brutal, and despicable, potentially overwhelming the good effort or...

AK47 vs AR15: Which Famous Weapon is Better?

The AK47 vs AR15: The debate rages eternal between which of these two rifles is the better. It’s a debate grounded not only in...

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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...

8 Underrated Glock Upgrades Every Owner Must Consider 

Glock offers some of the best after-market mods and upgrades that you’re likely to find, and no other type of handgun comes close.  The real difficulty is in deciding between all the different kinds of Glock upgrades on offer. With a little...

Caseless Ammunition: Is It Better Than Regular Ammo in 2023?

Caseless ammunition is a special kind of firearm ammunition that – you might have guessed – lacks cases. This is the simplest explanation, of course, but it still doesn’t really explain how caseless ammunition works. If ammunition lacks cases, then how...

5+ Cutting-Edge Glock Magazines You Need To See! 

The Glock is, despite only being around 40 years old, one of the most iconic pistols the world over, but particularly in the United States. Its lightweight polymer frame not only makes for an easily carried and easily concealed firearm but also...