China's Laser-Guided Grenade Launchers Are Deadly from Half a Mile

Not to be outdone by their their American counterparts' M203 grenade launchers with fancy new SAGM rounds, China's People's Liberation Army has been hard at work ripping off the design developing an under-barrel grenade launcher with similar laser-guided capabilities. There's nowhere to run (or hide) once you're in… » 12/22/14 1:15pm 12/22/14 1:15pm

What the Military Issue Rifle Is in Each Country of the World

Different strokes, different folks. Different guns, different countries. Here's a map showing the military issue rifle for each country in the world. You'll see familiar M4s, AK-47s, AK-74s, some M16s and tinkles of other weaponry. Judging by the map's choice of colors, it seems to group weapons that are of a similar… » 9/25/13 11:00pm 9/25/13 11:00pm

Russia's Reinventing Its Most Iconic Weapon for the 21st Century

The Kalashnikov is one of the most well-known and widely-used weapons in history. More than 75 million of the Russian assault rifles have been produced since it entered service in 1949. And while AK's are renowned for their simplicity and durability, the 64 year old line is long overdue for a design update. But can… » 5/01/13 11:30am 5/01/13 11:30am

This Digital Tracking Rifle Scope Only Shoots When Your Target's In…

A company called TrackingPoint has developed what it calls an Intelligent Digital Tracking Scope that lets a shooter virtually mark a location so that the rifle will only fire when the intended target is in its crosshairs. Even if the trigger is squeezed, the rifle will only fire when it's on target. » 11/29/12 3:40pm 11/29/12 3:40pm

This AR-15 Monster Rifle From Hell Comes Loaded With 9 Magazines, 3…

Man hero Iraqveteran8888 from YouTube just posted a video showcasing a monster AR-15 rifle that looks more like a mini-fighter jet than a gun. It's been customized with 9 30-round magazines, 3 lasers, 3 red dot sights for 100, 200 and 300 yards, 4 flashlights and a gunk of other human destroying, earth squashing… » 6/19/12 4:00pm 6/19/12 4:00pm