Archived posts with tag ‘weapons’

21.05.12
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier: Classic Weapons Get a High-Tech Makeover

The best firearms in the world aren’t created. They evolve. And in the new Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, they’re available in almost every conceivable species and subspecies.

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01.12.11
Danger Room: Mini-Nukes, Flying ‘Terminators,’ and 8 More Air Weapons That Will Blow You Away

Even the most high-tech warplane in the world is useless without its weapons. From the earliest days of aerial combat, fighter planes succeeded or failed depending on the accuracy, lethality and reliability of their machine guns, cannons, rockets and bombs. That’s why the U.S. military is hard at work on a dizzying array of pricey new guided munitions to match its trillion-dollar investment in stealth fighters, bombers and killer drones. Some are super smart. Others, super fast. A few are designed to be tiny. All of them have one purpose: to blow away the target, and only the target.

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03.08.11
Danger Room: U.S. Weapons Now in Somali Terrorists’ Hands

Bad news in the five-year-old U.S. proxy war against al-Qaida–allied Somali insurgents. Half of the U.S.-supplied weaponry that enables cash-strapped Ugandan and Burundian troops to fight Somalia’s al-Shabab terror group is winding up in al-Shabab’s hands.

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12.02.10
Great Moments in Photoshopped War & Weaponry

The good folks at China Defense Blog were excited when they discovered last week what appeared to be the first image of a new prototype Chinese heavy helicopter.

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