“An army is a fighting weapon moulded by discipline and controlled by leaders; the essence of the army is discipline.” Field Marshal Montgomery (1887 to 1976) Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery, in full Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, of Hindhead byname Monty, was a British Field Marshal and one of the… Read More
Let’s Get Acquainted with the Springfield Xdm (9mm) Pistol
Sometimes there is confusion between pistols and revolvers, although they are not the same, they are both handguns. A pistol is a type of handgun that has a single chamber, or multiple chambers, used to hold the cartridge while revolvers have rotating chambers that hold the bullet. The Springfield Xdm (9mm) Pistol is the number… Read More
Is there an Association between Firearm Ownership & Capability for Suicide in Post-Deployment National Guard Service Members?
Research Paper Title Firearm Ownership and Capability for Suicide in Post-Deployment National Guard Service Members. Background National Guard service members demonstrate increased suicide risk relative to the civilian population. One potential mechanism for this increased risk may be familiarity with and access to firearms following deployment. This study examined the association between firearm ownership, reasons… Read More
Baleful, Antagonistic & Negation…
“Weapons are baleful instruments, strife is antagonistic to virtue, a military commander is the negation of civil order!” Wei Liao Tzu
What are Normal Safety Precautions?
Normal Safety Precautions (NSPs) are a set of drills used to take a weapon system from an unknown or unsafe state to a known safe state, for example by removing any rounds contained within the weapon.
A Chinese Railgun?
Photos published online suggest that China may be testing a ship-mounted electromagnetic railgun. If confirmed, this would make China the first nation to develop such a superweapon, with potential implications for the power-struggle between China and the US in Asia. A railgun uses electromagnetic force to fire projectiles along electrically charged rails at very high speeds. The US has been… Read More
Weapons: Intellectual vs Military…
“People have killed only when they could not achieve their aim in other ways … there is a broadened strategy, with intellectual weapons … Why should I demoralize the enemy by military means if I can do so better and more cheaply in other ways?” Adolf Hitler (1889 to 1945) Adolf Hitler is one of… Read More
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