There is a lot of controversy over the F-35JSF. Coming on the heels of the problems with the F-22 where the majority of the F-22 Raptor pilots refuse to fly it, the F-35, the new and improved Joint Strike Fighter, is not living up to its claims of being a stealthy aircraft. And its way … More F-35 Joint Strike Fighter not Stealthy and over budget
7th Fleet states that the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is not up to the mission The Littoral Combat Ship program was developed to field a new class of naval vessel that could operate in small waterways and provide support. The big selling feature was to have pre-loaded Mission Specific Support Modules, think … More Navy states Littoral Combat Ship not mission capable
Flyer Advanced Light Strike Vehicle The Flyer Gen II platform provides military users with a mature family of air deployable production vehicles. The platform is available as a Light Strike/Armored Light Strike configuration; Rescue; Assault or Cargo/Re-Supply. Payload V22 3000lbs CH-47 4000lbs Driven and flown on V22 with minimal mission payload … More Flyer Advanced Light Strike Vehicle
With the Pentagon opening up the Tier 1 units to female applicants in 2015, there is a lot of issues being addressed by the male personnel in the military. The first school to open it’s doors to female soldiers will be the the US Army Ranger School at Fort Benning. The Rangers are a Tier … More Women in Tier 1 Combat units
For most of you the title of this post is meaningless. I can hazard a guess that just about everyone who reads the title will have no idea what it means. Fabrique Nationale de Herstala, (FN) is the manufacturer of the M249, the M240 and the SCAR family of rifles. The SCAR was envisioned, tested … More FN SCAR-L to be discontinued
There are all kinds of myths floating around out there. One that has permeated it’s way into everyday life is the mythos of a silencer. You can’t silence the report of a weapon. But, you can suppress the noise and flash. Don’t tell Hollywood this as it would ruin them. Hollywood and its twisted fantasy … More Are firearms silenced or suppressed?