Holy Crap, This Real-Life Laser Rifle Cuts Through Metal Like Nothing

We've seen real laser guns before, pulling off tricks like starting small fires, or popping black balloons. That's cool, sure, but it's got nothing—and I mean nothing—on this crazy handheld laser rifle that eats metal for breakfast. » 9/28/13 12:24pm 9/28/13 12:24pm

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

Watch a Fully Automatic Electromagnetic Pulse Rifle Demolish a Laptop

Mag-guns are pretty impractical, but they're always fun to fire. Larsplatoon knows first-hand. A few years ago he put together a crazy single-shot coilgun that tore up household appliances one 1.25 kilojoule shot at a time. Now, he's opted for full auto. And it's just as fantastic to behold. » 8/08/13 12:37pm 8/08/13 12:37pm

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

The Five Most Terrifying Weapons For Sale at Eurosatory 2012

Just because the US is the worldwide leader in military might doesn't mean the other world powers are just sitting on their thumbs. No. They're designing and building their own weapons systems, then selling them at trade shows like Eurosatory 2012, the world's largest military weapons expo. » 6/20/12 2:40pm 6/20/12 2:40pm

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 fairy … » 6/19/12 4:00pm 6/19/12 4:00pm

The Covenant Doesn't Stand a Chance Against This LEGO Anti-Matériel…

Granted, it may not actually shoot anything, but this 10.5-pound, 63-inch replica of Halo's SRS 99 Anti-Matériel sniper rifle is the perfect accessory for your Master Chief costume. Wait, whaddya mean it's already November?!? Check out Obvious Winner for more images. » 11/03/11 8:40pm 11/03/11 8:40pm