Category Archives: Military

Instant barrier

Instant barrier rolls out the back of a small cargo container. Deployed to delay enemy advances as long as the vehicle doing the deploying isn’t delayed by enemy fire.

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Bulletproof combat helmet

British special forces are testing DEVTAC’s Ronin helmet. It’s being compared to the Boba Fett mask from “Star Wars”, but what this thing can do is crazier than fiction. You can order one from their website.

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Russian Spetsnaz

Special Forces training session. These guys appear to be badass. More info.

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Howitzer competition

Two 155mm howitzers in my platoon competing for the fastest, most accurate 10 round Fire Mission (calibration). This is REAL teamwork.

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The Navy’s railgun

The railgun uses a massive electrical pulse rather than gunpowder to ‘fire’ a projectile. The smoke is actually water vapor from the air in the barrel.

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Orbital ATK MK44 30mm BUSHMASTER II

The Bushmaster II fired from Kongsberg MCT-30 turret on GDLS LAV at Orbital ATK’s BUSHMASTER Users Conference earlier this year.

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Korean military training

What men! What Manly Men! What?

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Aircraft carrier sharp turns

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) performs high-speed turns in the Atlantic Ocean. Abraham Lincoln is underway after successfully completing its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul and will spend several days conducting sea trials.

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Military road building

Modern military engineering machinery to make mobile roads quickly.

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Aircraft Carrier – online trailer

The mission to protect and defend the world’s oceans has become far more complex and challenging in recent years, and naval aviation has become increasingly vital to success. One of the greatest engineering feats in history, the modern U.S. nuclear … Continue reading

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155mm round in flight

Trajectory Tracker tracking the initial flight of a 155mm round from a tank gun. Nice shock wave.

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USAF airdrops Humvees

USAF Airmen from the 16th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, SC, execute a parachute air drop of eight Humvee military convoy vehicles from a C-17 Globemaster III to a drop zone in Fort Bragg, NC.

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MOAB

Massive Ordnance Air Burst bomb has been used for the first time in conflict, being deployed against ISIS cells in Afghanistan. Weighing in at 21,700 pounds, it’s the largest non-nuclear explosive device in the US armory. This may be the … Continue reading

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M203 Grenade vs. Fuel Tanker

Guys are just having fun… or just doing their duty.

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The Ronin Ballistic Helmet

All of the science fiction cops are starting to become reality. Scary shit if you think about it. Ballistic tests

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US Military’s most feared weapon

The TOW Missile, Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided anti-tank missile is the most widely used weapon. Raytheon has developed a wireless TOW.

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