Three examples of the military creativity of the (not so) ancient hindu peoples and their love for exquisite weaponry.
The Fustibal or Staff Sling was a portable siege weapon of the medieval period. It was portable, easy to make and use. In short is the ultimate weapon for a movable army.
U.S. aircraft carriers made a huge impact for the U.S. offense during the Gulf War. Four out of 6 carriers received naval honors for their duty in the Gulf War.
Pirates go by many different names: buccaneers, corsairs, Vikings, and privateers. Each served a purpose and were active during different eras, yet all had one thing in common, they were Pirates.
A guide to weapons used by the samurai.
In addition to seeing improvements on older weaponry, warriors and soldiers experienced the creation and the use of many new technologies including explosives, revolvers, and automatic machine guns.
The Pennsylvania-Kentucky rifle is a flintlock firearm that not only exemplifies the cultural diversity of the United States of America, but helped progress it into the country it is today.
Despite the official adoption of the M9 by the U.S. military, many Special Forces units continue to use variations of the M1911. Here is a side-by-side comparison.
We are all familiar with some natural explosions. For example, when you drop water into really hot grease, the water vaporizes so fast that it creates a small explosion that throws grease all over. When you burn wood,...
In the 1950s a group of scientists working on robotics research accidentally discovered the principle behind a deadly new weapon that utilized infrasound – sound at such a low frequency that it cannot be heard by...