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Upcoming Coolness

Sorry guys – I don’t have a book review for you today – I’ve spent most of the last week hanging out with Oleg Volk working on a cool video project. However, I would point out (if you haven’t found it already) that we do have a page over on the left side of the [...]

Military Hardware in Civilian Hands

It appears that H&K, along with certain magazine editors who should know when to keep their mouths shut, are seriously concerned about the repercussions of mere civilians having possession of the fancy new military technology which is the small-bore, high-velocity MP7A1, designed to perforated Soviet body armor at hundreds of yards:

Like we mentioned before, [...]

Caseless ammunition demo action

The US Army (as well as other armed forces) has experimented with a bunch of interesting arms design ideas, and one that keeps coming back to the surface is the use of caseless ammunition. The basic idea is to form gunpowder into a solid block and embed a primer and projectile into it. This offers [...]

H&R T223 manual

There were a number of weapons used experimentally by small units of US military forces in Vietnam. One of the better known is the Stoner 63 system (which we will be uploading some material on shortly) – and one of the lesser known was the Harrington & Richardson T223 rifle. The T223 was basically a [...]