Warfighting



Chemring 40mm door-breaching grenade next to 40mm practice grenades. Photo: U.S. Army.

Army Tests New 40mm Door-Breaching Grenade

Soldiers at Fort Benning, Georgia’s Maneuver Center of Excellence recently tested a new 40mm door-breaching grenade. Made by Chemring Ordnance, the breaching round had devastating…






The PIXNET camera is designed to provide small combat units with a helmet-mounted shortwave and longwave infrared blended imager with wireless networking capability. Photo: Matthew Cox, Military.com.

DARPA Working on New Night Vision Device

Defense Department scientists are working on a new, digital night vision and thermal device that’s smaller and lighter than the Army’s latest Enhanced Night Vision…


Inland Manufacturing has come out with a .30 caliber M1 Scout Carbine fitted with a military-style conical flash hider.

Inland’s New M1 Scout Carbine

Inland Manufacturing has come out with a .30 caliber M1 Scout Carbine fitted with a military-style conical flash hider. The barrel thread is 1/2-half-inch x…



(Photo courtesy Brownells)

Brownells Pitches Pen-Like Repair Kit

Brownells, a 75-year-old maker and supplier of firearm tools and parts, has rolled out a pocket-sized tool set for making repairs or adjustments to weapons in the…









(Photo EOTech)

On Poor Decisions and Defective Rifle Sights

If you haven’t already, check out my colleague Matthew Cox’s story about how the parent company of optic-maker EOTech agreed to settle a lawsuit that…


Caption: Staff Sgt. Desmond McClellan (near) and Sgt. Cameron Pope (left), infantrymen of 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, identify and shoot targets Oct. 19, 2015, while their coach and supervisor, Staff Sgt. Tom Appledorn, watches close by during the International Sniper Competition on Fort Benning, Ga. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua Laidacker)

Irish Snipers Beat Out US Marines, Rangers

Put down that Guinness. A team of Irish snipers beat U.S. Marines and Army Rangers in the 14th annual International Sniper Competition recently held at…