Cops figure out M16 missing for seven years, others blow whistle on vanished guns
Cops figure out M16 missing for seven years, others blow whistle on vanished guns
Ever put something down and aren't sure later what you did with it? Ever done that with a gun? It can happen. Just ask police in Utah and New Mexico who found out the hard way recently. The very messy newspaper kind of ha ...
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SEAL Droppings Claimed in Somalia
SEAL Droppings Claimed in Somalia
After a recent series of raids along the coastline of the Horn of Africa, local jihadist rebels have been spouting about lost equipment supposedly captured from Navy Seals. Firearms Talk gives our take on this. Why?Along ...
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Teaching Glocks and Shotguns in the Classroom
Teaching Glocks and Shotguns in the Classroom
In a public high school in southern Florida, guns are the subject of the day in one class. Moreover, in the lesson plan, gun control is addressed in terms of sight alignment, trigger control, stance, grip, and range safet ...
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The Grenada Weapons Stockpile
The Grenada Weapons Stockpile
When the US military kicked in the door on the small Caribbean island nation of Grenada in 1983, it was to rescue endangered American medical students. What they found was a stockpile of weapons large enough to outfit on ...
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Navy Enters the Laser Age With Shooting Down of UAV
Navy Enters the Laser Age With Shooting Down of UAV
Back in 2007, the US Navy started looking at high-energy lasers for use as an active weapon. The most promising of these, the Laser Weapons System (LaWS) has already downed target aircraft and is on the way to the fleet. ...
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The Men behind Modern Military Auto Pistols
The Men behind Modern Military Auto Pistols
Here at Firearms Talk we are continually on the quest to expand our knowledge of all things gun. One of the most important categories of gun in the past 150-years had been in the realm of military auto-loading pistols. Yo ...
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The US M1014 Shotgun
The US M1014 Shotgun
The US military has long had a love affair with shotguns. Going as far back as the US Civil War (1861-1865), American service members have often had to hump a scattergun. For close quarters combat, especially in urban en ...
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The British WWII Swift Training Rifle
The British WWII Swift Training Rifle
In June 1940, Great Britain stood alone against the amassed hordes of Nazi Germany. Her European Allies, France, Poland, Belgium, Norway, Denmark and Holland had all been crushed by the Blitzkrieg. Her own British Expedi ...
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Combat Shotguns Book review
Combat Shotguns Book review
In modern military history, few nations have used the shotgun in combat. The one huge exception to this rule is the United States military that has long had a tradition of scatterguns being used in the hands of its servi ...
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Army Tells Troops No PMAGS
Army Tells Troops No PMAGS
Since terrorist extremists viciously attacked the United States on September 11, 2001, our fighting men and women have been neck deep in alligators around the world fighting the Global War on Terror. From the Horn of Afri ...
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