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How the Soviet's simple Rocket-propelled Grenade Launcher evolved from the Panzerfaust.

RPG-2 Grenade Launcher Evolution

Timothy Yan - April 08, 2020

How the Soviet's simple Rocket-propelled Grenade Launcher evolved from the Panzerfaust.

Did you know the one and only air to air kill scored by an A-10 Warthog was against an Iraqi helicopter?

A-10 Warthog Air to Air Kill

David Fortier - February 06, 2020

Did you know the one and only air to air kill scored by an A-10 Warthog was against an Iraqi...

The AKS-74U is a visually captivating weapon that's extremely small and light. Although not as practical as a full sized rifle, it's a handy weapon well suited for its intended purpose.

Kalashnikov AKS-74U Carbine

David Fortier - February 04, 2020

The AKS-74U is a visually captivating weapon that's extremely small and light. Although not as...

Heckler & Koch's Maschinepistole 7 was developed as a modern Personal Defense Weapon capable of penetrating modern soft body armor.

HK's Compact MP7 4.6x30mm PDW

David M. Fortier - January 14, 2020

Heckler & Koch's Maschinepistole 7 was developed as a modern Personal Defense Weapon capable...

The ISU-152 is an iconic machine of the Great Patriotic War with a sole mission to lead the charge of the Red Army to total victory in Berlin.

The Radioactive ISU-152

Neal S. Shera - January 02, 2020

The ISU-152 is an iconic machine of the Great Patriotic War with a sole mission to lead the...

While eclipsed by far more famous tanks of the Second World War, few can even come close to the A12 Matilda II's service record.

The British Matilda II Tank

Neal S. Shera - December 31, 2019

While eclipsed by far more famous tanks of the Second World War, few can even come close to...

In Part Two of our series we meet Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov who is part of the next generation of designers. Follow along for an interesting look at the evolution of Russian and Soviet automatic weapons.

Journey to the AK47 Part 2: Simonov's AVS36

Paul Scarlata - October 04, 2019

In Part Two of our series we meet Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov who is part of the next...

Did you ever wonder what came before and influenced the design of the AK47? If so follow along in this series as we examine the important Soviet designers, like Fedor Vasil'evich Tokarev, who laid the groundwork for Kalashnikov.

Journey to the AK47 Part 1: The Fedorov Avtomat

Paul Scarlata - September 17, 2019

Did you ever wonder what came before and influenced the design of the AK47? If so follow along...

The Russian Vityaz 9mm submachine gun is based on the Bizon series, it fires from the closed-bolt position and is a simple blow-back design which feeds from 30-round magazines.

Russia's AK 9mm Vityaz Submachine Gun

David M. Fortier - September 13, 2019

The Russian Vityaz 9mm submachine gun is based on the Bizon series, it fires from the...

Every tank designed since has been influenced by the German Tiger tank.

Amazing Feats of the Tiger Tank!

Neal S. Shera - August 30, 2019

Every tank designed since has been influenced by the German Tiger tank.

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