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

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Tips for Cleaning your Gun

Every single gun owner knows for a fact that proper gun care means regular cleaning of your essential weapon parts and components. For a rookie gun owner, this can be a tedious task but, by simply following these steps, you can get your gun cleaned in a breeze. 1. First, Unload your Gun! Before anything… Read More

How to Choose a Rifle Scope

No matter what your views are on guns, you cannot deny that they are extremely entertaining. Why else would you cheer for your favourite action stars as they blast their way through the bad guys in movies? Guns obviously need to be used with care and for the right reasons, which is probably one of… Read More

What is the Cannon-Delivered Area Effects Munition (C-DAEM)?

The US Army wants to build cannon-fired missiles that will use artificial intelligence (AI) to hunt their targets, out of reach of human oversight. C-DAEM, as the project is known, requires the weapon to hit moving and imprecisely located armoured targets whose exact position has high uncertainty. Unlike laser-guided weapons, which strike a target highlighted… Read More

Weapon Cleaning: A Thing of the Past?

Reported in the October 2019 issue of Soldier magazine, sitting around scrubbing weapons is set to become a thing of the past for British soldiers. The Infantry Trials and Development Unit (ITDU) is looking to introduce ultrasonic cleaning tanks – which are already used by industry and work by sending high-frequency soundwaves through water to… Read More

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

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