The V-3 “supergun” was meant to win the war for Germany. In 1943, for the first time since World War II began, Hitler was on the back foot. Allied bombs were devastating German cities and the Fuhrer was rattled. His proposed V-3 cannon would be the biggest gun the world had seen. »
There are at least 347 million guns in America. No matter your opinion of them, it is highly likely that you will encounter one at least sometime during your life. This is what everyone needs to know in order to be safe around guns.
When you got one of the biggest guns in the world, you can’t just pop in a new magazine and start firing again. Well, you can but the new ‘magazine’ for the GAU-8 Avenger is so ginormous it needs to be trucked in and requires multiple Air Force guys to get the gun reloaded. It takes time to get giant bullets on board!… »
Before you decide to shoot that drone out of your backyard, there are a few important things you need to know. »
North Korea has been executing its political prisoners and unwanted elite by firing squad for decades. But a shot to the heart apparently isn’t brutal enough for Kim Jong Un, who’s reportedly using anti-aircraft cannons to kill dissidents, according to at least one watchdog group. »
In response to rioting and violent protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, the National Guard was deployed for riot control in Maryland for the first time since the 1968s race riots. Some 500 troops patrol the city, clad in body armor, with automatic rifles strapped across their chests.
You’ve probably never fired an M4 carbine. Until a couple weeks ago, I hadn’t either. But at a recent DARPA demo day, I loaded a magazine (also a first for me), snuggled up to the deadly assault rifle, and looked through one of the most technologically advanced smart scopes ever built. Then I pulled the trigger. »
The TSA happily shows off all of the weapons they catch inside carryon baggage every month, but what happens when guns are taken onto planes as part of an inside job, by people with airport security clearance. That's just what happened as the Feds busted up a gun smuggling channel between Atlanta and NYC. »
The military masterminds at DARPA have just changed everything you think you know about bullets. Meet the Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance, or EXACTO, a .50 caliber bullet that maneuvers itself midair to stay locked on target. Here's footage of the first live test: it sure as hell looks like the technology works. »
Generally, I don't think cars and guns mix very well, but the owners of this Brookville, OH used car dealership seem to differ. They're offering a voucher for a free handgun and concealed-carry course for anyone who spends $4995 or more at their lot. I guess that's better than a big inflatable gorilla? »
Wanna know what happens when you shoot up a Pontiac with a humongous .50-cal machine gun? Hint: it explodes. A lot. And it looks incredible when you slow it right down. »
Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmorressi has been locked up in Mexican jails since March, when Federales arrested him for possessing firearms on their side of the border. Tahmorressi maintains he's incarcerated over a misunderstanding, and some members of Congress want to suspend US aid to Mexico until charges are dropped. »
What does a frogman do when he encounters and enemy frogman underwater? Well, he can attempt a watery, zero gravity-like knife fight to the death, or her can pull his Heckler & Koch P11 underwater pistol! »
An Indiana man was arrested for shooting a gun at another motorist on I-75 in Kentucky yesterday. Now that's road rage. »
A Russian driver broke up a road rage right between an old man and a guy with a large block of wood in the most Russian way possible – he pulled a gun on everybody. »
Yesterday during the National Rifle Association-sponsored NRA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway, it was reported that a man died in the infield. Today, the medical examiner has determined the cause of death to be suicide. Kirk Franklin, 42, of Saginaw, Texas, shot himself in the head. The Associated Press (via USA… »