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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...

7 Famous US Marine Sayings You’ll Never Forget!  

If there’s one thing that we all love, it’s a badass one-liner from the lips of some tough-as-nails gunnery sergeant in some Sam Peckinpah war movie.  The problem with most badass one-liners, of course, is that they sound as if some Hollywood...

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...

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 is the mine of choice for...

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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...

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...

US Claims North Korea Sold Arms to Russian Wagner Mercs  

The White House has claimed that North Korea has been selling arms to the Russian private military outfit known as the “Wagner Group”. It also stated that the influential mercenary organization rivalled the Kremlin’s Defense Ministry for power, as well as...

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Mandatory military service is a thing of the past in many countries in 2023, with fewer and fewer nations calling their 18-year-olds up to serve their country. However, it does still persist in many parts...

7 Famous US Marine Sayings You’ll Never Forget!  

If there’s one thing that we all love, it’s a badass one-liner from the lips of some tough-as-nails gunnery sergeant in some Sam Peckinpah war movie.  The problem with most badass one-liners, of course, is that...

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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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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...

RIP Ammo: All The Critical Stuff You Need To Know 

RIP ammo is an extremely powerful and lethal kind of ammunition available in a variety of calibers. They are also extremely controversial and, since...

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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 and Conference (SOFEX) is an event...

The Bulgarian AK-47: The Best Kalash Outside Of Russia?

As we continue to chart the AK variants of the world, we head to the Valley of the Roses in central Bulgaria, home to the Arsenal Factory and the notorious Bulgarian AK-47. If I had to list some of my favorite countries...

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 as carbines versus rifles and ar15s vs M16s. Many firearms enthusiasts would naturally like to use the best...

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 use, and it’s no surprise that...