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  • The Greatest Gun Never Seen

    02/06/2015 8:43:22 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 30 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/6/15 | LtCol John Velisek USMC (Ret)
    Early in 1996, the Marine Corps started a new organization called the Commandant’s Warfighting Laboratory, later changed to the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, which had the charter to lead the Corps in experimentation with new technologies, techniques, tactics and procedures. It was led by Colonel Tony Wood who was already established as one of the Corps’ most brilliant forward-thinkers and fuelled by a healthy science and technology budget and the full support of the Commandant, General Charles Krulak. The “Lab” quickly set out to test a broad range of emerging technologies along with advanced warfighting experiments. One of those experiments...
  • Caption Israeli Children Inscribing 155mm Artillery Shells (ARTY Graffiti)

    07/17/2006 6:31:13 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 152 replies · 7,211+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 17 JUL 06 | dcbryan1
    Thanks for nothing Bill Clinton!
  • Whatever it Takes: Redlegs and Riflemen

    12/22/2003 7:26:57 PM PST · by xzins · 18 replies · 300+ views
    Army Magazine ^ | Dec 03 | Maj. Peter K. Bacon
    Whatever it Takes: Redlegs and Riflemen December 2003 By Maj. Peter K. Bacon "Shoot, move and communicate." This three-part catch phrase is the key to tactical success in combat operations. Combined with the five elements of accurate predicted fire, they form the basis of the tactical and technical training of every junior leader in Field Artillery. The officer's basic course and career course, as well as the basic noncommissioned officer's course and advanced course, drill leaders in the understanding of these skills and their practice by professional soldiers. The majority of field training addresses tactical and technical problems related...