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So the Syrian rebels recently took over a battery of what appear to be Soviet-made Vietnam war-era SA-2 Guideline surface to air missile. The rebels got their hands on the SAM site after members of the Syrian army’s 743d air defense battalion defected to their cause. However,  government forces soon bombed their own air defense […]

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It’s been a while since we’ve shown you any videos featuring the makeshift weapons used by rebels fighting dictators in the Middle East. Well, we’ve got one today and it’s a doozy. The video below shows Free Syrian Army rebels attacking a government checkpoint, capturing army troops and, wait for it … using a fuel […]

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Well, the Office of Naval Research has begun test firing BAE’s new 32-megajoule railgun and we’ve got the video to prove it. Remember, the Navy wants a 20 to 32 megajoule railgun that can fire a projectile at speeds of up to 5,600 miles per hour over distances of 50 to 100 nautical miles. The […]

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So the Marine Corps’ KC-130J Harvest Hawk has been around for a little while now. As you know, Harvest Hawks are KC-130J tankers equipped with plug and play air to ground missile and sensor systems allowing them to pinch hit as gunships for Marines on the ground, and they’ve been doing plenty of shooting in […]

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Here’s a little story that’s been making the Internet rounds lately; the Navy is about to take one more step toward making high-powered railguns a ship-board reality. Yup, the Office of Naval Research is about to start test firing a BAE Systems-built railgun and another made by General Atomics (watch a badass video of the […]

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