David Knights' Weblog

September 17, 2018

Gunfighting

Filed under: General — dknights @ 9:34 am
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Some sage advice from one of the people who actually knew what he was talking about.

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September 14, 2018

So do I

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:44 pm
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The U.S. Army wants a new 120mm mortar that can reach out 12 miles.  Sounds like a good idea to me.

August 28, 2018

Army Artillery Upgrades

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:12 pm
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Looks like the Army may be getting some much needed upgrades to their artillery and rocket forces.

April 27, 2018

Railguns

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 9:54 am
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Now the Army wants in on the railgun whiz-bang.  If the US gets these into service with the Navy and Army, it will put the US military far ahead of the rest of the world.

May 17, 2017

A new rifle

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:24 pm
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The US Army is looking at not only a new rifle, but a new ammo that isn’t the current 5.56mm standard size.  Interesting discussion here.

April 30, 2017

Defensive gun use

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 6:59 am
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Interesting story.  I’d like to know more.

November 23, 2016

Makes sense to me

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:27 am
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Infantry units with silenced weapons.

May 25, 2016

Interesting developments

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:22 pm
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The U.S. Army is bringing back the recoiless rifle.

M60 tanks are getting an upgrade.

 

May 2, 2016

Good for him

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:57 pm
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Some people have to learn lessons, like don’t break into other people’s homes, the hard way.  Good for the young boy in the story.

February 5, 2016

Interesting whiz bang

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:35 pm
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Turning artillery and naval guns into ABM weapons.  Hmmm.

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