Monthly Archives: May 2016

Training for civil unrest is like emergency medicine…

Firehand pointed this out, and I wanted to address this news with some context. http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/665870/eu-military-police-carry-out-extremely-worrying-civil-unrest-crisis-training In Europe there is always the danger of civil unrest. Soccer hooligans, unhappy minority neighborhoods, deliberate riots caused by a foreign intelligence service (FSB anyone?). … Continue reading

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Wheels versus Tracks

In the last year and a half I’ve had the opportunity to observe first hand the performance of various vehicles during training operations. Bradley Fighting Vehicles, Abrams, M113s, CV90s, Leopard 2 Tanks, BTRs (various models), Strykers, ROSOMAKs, BMPs (various models), … Continue reading

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Ballistics for Service Rifle

The AR-15 is the Service Rifle that is breaking records set by Garand and M1A rifles. It is doing this with bullets that have less advantageous ballistic coefficients than the larger 30 caliber bullets. This often sets up a conundrum … Continue reading

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