Military

Bucket List Guns: Winchester’s Bad Boy Smoothbore — Model 97 Riot Gun

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
GD_97riot

This shotgun made its fame on the battlefield – buy one if you can find one

Sen McCain Threatens To Down Long Range Strike Bomber Over Contract Issues

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
U.S. Air Force Graphic - Twitter Account of Deborah Lee James, 23rd Sec. of the United States Air Force

Long Range Strike Bomber might not be flying into the wild blue yonder

Remembering The Common Virtue Of Iwo Jima

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
Iwo Jima

On February 23, 1945, Marines raised Old Glory high atop Mount Suribachi

Handgun Fit – The Five Percenters

Guns and Gear | American Rifleman
Female soldiers

Does the new military requirement to accommodate “smaller hands” for a pistol compromise effectiveness?

Meet Russia’s Version Of The “Ma Deuce”

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
Dshka

Putin’s Russia is defended by the DShK machine gun

INTERACTIVE: Here's How VA Moves Bad Bosses From Job To Job

Daily Caller News Foundation | Luke Rosiak
The Department of Veterans Affairs shuffles failed hospital directors between facilities because it can't fire them.

Unusual workplace moving patterns

Russian Heavy Metal: Meet The 1st Guards Tank Army

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
T-80

Russia getting ready for a ground war – Here is what they will bring to battle

We Need These Guns In The Air And On The Sea

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
The U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight Feb. 11, 2011 over the Chesapeake Bay.

To keep our military ready we need the F-35 and Littoral Combat Ships

Where Have The Big Guns Gone?

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
USSIOWA

Now we have laser and gps guided weapons, but nothing beats a big stick

The Important Future Of Our Navy

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
USS Ronald Reagan

The United States needs the world’s strongest Navy to deal with the threats of 2016

French Firepower: The FAMAS Rifle

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Harold Hutchison
FAMAS

We joke about French guns “never fired, dropped once” – but this one is a winner

Remembering The Fall Of Wake Island

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
Wake_Island

It began the same day as Pearl Harbor and ended 23 December 1941

Navy Program Takes A 12 Ship Reduction

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
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MARINETTE, Wis. (Dec. 18, 2013) The littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Milwaukee (LCS 5) slides into Lake Michigan during a christening ceremony at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin/Released)

Why Choose Between Lethality and Quantity?

Army Sergeants Used Humanitarian Aid Bribes To Buy Harley, Rolex

Daily Caller News Foundation | Kathryn Watson
Photo credit: Reuters

217 contracts worth $30.8 million

A Look At The SIZZLER Missle, Russia’s Deadly Klub

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
Русский: Макет противолодочной ракеты 91РЭ1 на МАКС-2009 by Allocer

Russians battle testing the effective land-attack and anti-ship missle

The M1911, The M9, And The MHS Two Pistols In Over A Century… And A New One

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Harold Hutchison
beretta m9

9mm vs .45 – and maybe it’s time for a new platform

Book Review: From Pearl Harbor To Calvary

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
The USS Arizona is seen ablaze, immediately following the explosion of its forward magazines after the Japanese attack in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

An unlikely Damascus Road for Capt. Mitsuo Fuchida who commanded Japanese bombers on Dec 7, 1941.

Remembering American Valor On This Day Of Infamy

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
Louis Conter a USS Arizona survivor and other Pearl Harbor survivors salute as the USS Chung-Hoon passes by during ceremonies honoring the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific Nat

On one of the worst days in American History, American heroes were at their best

Remembering The Vark: F-111 Delivered Bombs On Target – Does It Hold Lessons For The F-35?

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
F111

Fast – Mach 2.5, and she could carry 30,000 lbs of bombs

National Defense Authorization Act Shows Terrorists Our Interrogation Program

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
Waterboarding Demo

“Techniques that broke high-ranking al-Qaeda members like Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and Abu Zubaydah are now off the table indefinitely”