The latest budget request for the U.S. Army has a requirement to fit 261 M1A2 main battle tanks with the Rafael Trophy Active Protection Systems (APS).
The U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) is the first unit to field the new M17 and M18 pistol. More than 2,000 M17 and M18 handguns were delivered to Fort Campbell on Nov. 17.
Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Samantha Stoffregen
A Canadian sniper took out a ISIL fighter with his TC-50 rifle from a distance of 3.54 km in Iraq last month. This has been confirmed as a new record for the longest distance kill.
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A group lead by retired Capt. Paul Jacobs hopes to bring the former USS Kirk – now operating as ROCS Fen Yang – back to the U.S. once the ship is retired in Taiwan. In April 1975, Kirk lead remnants of the South Vietnamese navy to safety in Philippines. Saving thousands of civilians.
The Philippine government said Seoul will be transferring one Pohang-class corvette to Manila for just $100. The ship still has to be refurbished before the Philippine Navy can utilize it.