Month: May 2012
In Reversal, Army Bans High-Performance Rifle Mags The message did not single out PMAGs, but instead authorizes only the use of Army-issued aluminum magazines. The message offers little explanation for the new policy except to state that “Units are only authorized to use the Army-authorized magazines listed in the technical manuals.” Nor does it say […]
This is something I posted a few years back. It is always one of the first things Murdoc thinks about when he thinks of Memorial Day. Several years ago my family and I visited the USS Yorktown in Charleston, South Carolina. While wandering the great ship, I happened to notice this among the thousands of […]
That is a great photo.
Murdoc can appreciate the use of light beer to improve mobility and air transportability, but what’s the point if you always have to add slat armor when you deploy to a combat zone?
The 226th installment of the world-famous Friday Linkzookery. Industry view: Why the Navy needs a ‘Patrol Frigate’ Argues that the National Security Cutters could be turned into a new class of Navy ships. Murdoc thinks we’d be better off with updated FFG-7s with VLS (similar to Australia’s upgraded Adelaides). Instead we’re getting the LCS. Lucky […]