FN finally admits that USSOCOM is not buying the SCAR mk.16
Been trying to stay out of this until the official word came. From what I’ve heard it’s due to budget and not the gun. Bummer. Also, as far as I know the Mk17 7.62 SCAR-H is still on.
The M41A Pulse Rifle
Feel the weight.
July airstrike total is 2nd highest of year
Down 20% from June but still at 400 for the month. If current rates continue, this year will see the fewest aerial weapons releases since 2007. No airstrikes were performed in Iraq during July.
In Afghanistan, bomb blasts hit high in July
But more than 1300 IEDs detonated or were defused in July, a record month and 42% more than last July. they killed 53 troops and wounded 399. Fewer airstrikes (see item above) aren’t helping keep the bombers under control.
We need fiscal sanity in Washington before tax increases
If the government showed any indication that they were interested in responsible spending, I’d be a lot more open to talk about tax hikes. They’ve gone from truly horrible under Bush and the GOP to godawful unbelievably horrible under Bush and the Democrats to Are You Fucking Kidding Me under Obama.
U.S. high-speed railway: a matter of cost and demand
Murdoc would ride AMTRAK if it was affordable. It isn’t even close to being a reasonable choice. He can’t imagine what a disaster an attempted US high-speed rail system would be.
Automation Fatigue On LCS Class Ships
It’s been tough for the small crew to keep up with everything. Surprise surprise.
Bushmaster MOE M4 Type Carbines
Outfitted with Magpul Original Equipment.
Variations on the G3
Steve Adelmann looks at the CETME and the PTR-91 for Shooting Illustrated.
Divers to pull WWII plane from reservoirA fisherman found a Helldiver in a San Diego reservoir.
Buying Better Burkes
Building more DDG-51s and upgrading some of the ones we’ve already got.
Gold-Plated AK. With a chicken for a front sight.
Unsure of the source.
Carnival of Homeschooling
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