Shooting Games for Tactical Training

If you are practising your tactical shooting skills, you need to be prepared for a lot of drills, different exercises, and test runs. There are the traditional ways and some fun alternatives that can make it a little more enjoyable. Take a look below at some of the helpful games you can play to work… Read More

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The Chinese & Gunpowder

Chinese alchemists discovered gunpowder in the 8th century while they were carrying out experiments to find the elixir of life. By the 10th century, gunpowder was being used to make fireworks and weapons. The Chinese invented the gun, the rocket, the bomb, and the mine. The Song army used guns against the invading Mongols in… Read More

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

SA80 Rifle: Cost and Specifications

SA80 is the designation for a revolutionary family of assault weapons and, on its introduction, it proved so accurate that the British Army’s marksmanship tests had to be redesigned. SA80 A2 comprises the Individual Weapon (IW); and Light Support Weapon (LSW): It has a heavier and longer barrel than the SA80 individual weapon allowing greater… Read More