02 Jun 2018

You’d Think Terrorists Would Learn By Now That They Can’t Hide In The Dark…Oh Well Too Bad For Them

The engagement occurred in August 2007, northwest of Balad, Iraq. After the completion of an unrelated air support mission of a “cordon and search”, our team of two AH-64Ds were headed back to our homebase, FOB Speicher.   They noticed that there were large fires ahead in the distance along

11 May 2018

[GRAPHIC COMBAT FOOTAGE] U.S. Soldier Survives Taliban Machine Gun Fire During Firefight

For those who have never served in the Armed Forces, pay close attention. This is what the brave men and women of our military have had to deal with. So maybe the next time you see a veteran you might show a little respect for the sacrifices they made on

04 May 2018

Is It Possible To Survive Three Rounds Fired From An M-16 To The Chest…Look Here To Find Out

The question was asked, if  whether or not someone could survive (and even run), after being hit 3 times in rapid succession by a 5.56mm round in the chest. The question these gentlemen from the Smithsonian are refferencing, is from a scene from the Oliver Stone film, “Platoon”. I am not

22 Apr 2018

Can A Mauser Tankgewehr Really Take Out a British Mark IV Tank…Let’s See

A while back, I wrote an article about the world War I German rifle, the Mauser “T-Gewehr”, (in English: “Tank Rifle”). Since the introduction of the British Mark IV Tank on the battlefield, it literally scared the living crap out of the German troops. Never had they seen anything like

18 Apr 2018

So How Did A Single Swedish Submarine Sink An American Aircraft Carrier…Look Here And See

So, how on earth is it possible for a Swedish diesel engine submarine to slip inside of a defensive formation of the mighty United States Navy and “sink” a $6.2 billion dollar aircraft carrier ? Some would say that is not possible, but the answer to that question is surprisingly simple. In

01 Apr 2018

The Russian KPV Heavy Machine Gun Is A Bad-A$$ Gun

Say what you will about Russian/Soviet firearms. They’re not ‘pretty’, but they do function and by any standard, they’re certainly bass-ass. The majority of these weapons were made so that any functioning idiot could operate them. The KPV-14.5 heavy machine gun (KPV is an initialism for Krupnokaliberniy Pulemyot Vladimirova, in

31 Mar 2018

This Is A Game Changer For Our Military…”Blitzer”

It’s no secret that the military has been experimenting with an electromagnetic rail gun, but now what they are finding is, it has far more capabilities on the battlefield, than initially thought…enter: “Blitzer”.   The U.S. Navy is tapping the power of the Force (of Star Wars fame) to wage

17 Mar 2018

Awesome Footage Of American & Russian Navy Blowing Somali Pirates To Tiny Bits

  The mandatory sentence for piracy has been life in prison since 1909. Before that, the mandatory punishment was death. Since piracy has always been the scourge of the 7 seas,  raiding merchant ships and sending the vessels to the bottom of the ocean and the crews of these ships

08 Feb 2018

Watch As A Marine 50 Cal Gunner Engages Taliban Positions During Ambush In The Sangin Valley

This was filmed in the Sangin Valley during Feb/March of 2011 by Marine Reservists out of Texas supporting 2nd Recon and 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines. They Had only been in country for only a few weeks at the time of filming.   Sangin is a town in Helmand province of

26 Jan 2018

Mohammad Wali Tasleem: An Awesome True ‘Grateful To Be An American’ Story

When all you’ve know almost your entire life is slaughter and death, to be able to live in a great country without fear is really awesome.  “It’s Who We Are” honors the stories of it’s employees that make up the fabric of Black Rifle Coffee. In this first episode we take