Inside the Army’s Quest for a Revolutionary New Bullet

This is Textron System’s Next Generation Squad Weapon’s 6.8mm cartridge that features its signature, plastic case-telescoped design. | By Matthew Cox As Army weapons officials near the end of a bold effort to arm close-combat units with Next Generation Squad Weapons, new details have emerged about the program’s elusive 6.8mm ammo, designed to pierce enemy body armor. The Army’s long-standing … Continue reading “Inside the Army’s Quest for a Revolutionary New Bullet”

The Manliest American Who Ever Lived and the Gun That Didn’t Stop Him by WILL DABBS

Theodore Roosevelt was one of America’s greatest Presidents Rugged and fearless, Roosevelt sought out challenges. Teddy Roosevelt, America’s 26th President, ascended to the job when his boss, William McKinley, succumbed to an assassin’s bullet in September of 1901 (Read the story of his assassination here – The Assassination of William McKinley: Of Hopeless Causes and One Seriously … Continue reading “The Manliest American Who Ever Lived and the Gun That Didn’t Stop Him by WILL DABBS”

Something about one of the Few Men that I really lookup up to- Bill Slim by the Burma Star Association

General – Field Marshal Bill Slim Field Marshal the Viscount Slim KG GCB GCMG GCVO GBE DSO MC by Frank Owen   Field Marshall Viscount Slim was referred to by Admiral of the Fleet Earl Mountbatten, who was Supreme Allied Commander of Southeast Asia, as “the finest general World War II produced”. After the war … Continue reading “Something about one of the Few Men that I really lookup up to- Bill Slim by the Burma Star Association”