This Picture Explains Why the Iowa-Class Battleship Was Unstoppable

Designed to intercept fast capital ships yet still capable of serving in a traditional battle alongside other U.S. Navy warships, the Iowa-class battleship successfully combined speed and firepower. Unlike slower battleships, the class was constructed to travel with a carrier…

The U.S. Army Wants New ‘Cannons’ to Fight Russia or China

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Army announced their desire to acquire a longer-range, more mobile howitzer system that could replace the current Army fleet of towed howitzer pieces. In an open call for participants, the Army specified that candidate systems…

The U.S. Army Wants New ‘Cannons’ to Fight Russia or China

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Army announced their desire to acquire a longer-range, more mobile howitzer system that could replace the current Army fleet of towed howitzer pieces. In an open call for participants, the Army specified that candidate systems…

The U.S. Army’s New Light Tank Could Change Everything

In a press release, the U.S. Army announced that initial Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) prototypes arrived at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The preproduction MPF vehicles will be put through their paces by paratroopers from the Army’s 82 Airborne. “We are…

M82: The Most Powerful Sniper Rifle in the U.S. Military (Designed in a Garage)

Fact: The most powerful sniper rifle in the U.S. Military was designed in a garage — and handmade. The Origins The story of the M82 begins with Ronnie Barrett. Barrett, a photographer with no formal gunsmith training or experience, is…

The Iconic A-10 Thunderbolt: America’s Best Weapon of War?

Here’s What You Need to Know: The A-10 is one of the most successful weapons of the post–Cold War era. One of the most iconic airplanes in the U.S. Air Force’s flying inventory is the A-10 Thunderbolt, also affectionately known as…

Ranked: The Five Best Future War Movies for Generation Alpha

Meet Generation Alpha. They are the cohort born between 2010 and 2024. Nine thousand of them are born every day. They will be the future rank and file of America’s armed forces for generations. Here is a curated list of movies…

See the Video: South Korea Wants Helicopter-Launched Killer Drones

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is seeking to equip its Light Armed Helicopter with kamikaze drones. Video shows a group of helicopters launching the drones over a town and then hovering at a distance as the drones seek out, provide surveillance and then…

The U.S. Army’s New Light Tank Could Change Everything

In a press release, the U.S. Army announced that initial Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) prototypes arrived at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The preproduction MPF vehicles will be put through their paces by paratroopers from the Army’s 82 Airborne. “We are…

The U.S. Army’s New Light Tank Could Change Everything

In a press release, the U.S. Army announced that initial Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) prototypes arrived at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The preproduction MPF vehicles will be put through their paces by paratroopers from the Army’s 82 Airborne. “We are…