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M16 assault rifle by Sakhal

The M16 was initially produced as a private initiative of the company Armalite. Lightweight, manageable and practically without any recoil, it was effective at real combat distances. Since then it has been the ordnance rifle of the United States Army ...

2016-10-15 - Votes: 0 - Views: 307 - Length: 16 Kb - Last update: Never
World War Two anti-tank rifles by Sakhal

Panzerbuchse 39 As other several anti-tank rifles of that time, the Panzerbuchse was, theoretically, of the same caliber than the German reglamentary rifle, 7.92 millimeters; but the cartridge that it used was larger and it had been developed from ...

2015-06-17 - Votes: 0 - Views: 65 - Length: 9 Kb - Last update: Never
World War Two anti-tank projectors by Sakhal

Northover Projector In the terrible days of 1940, in Great Britain entered service some weapons that would not have had place in normal times. One of them was the Northover Projector. This one was just a smoothbore steel tube of 90 centimeters in l...

2015-06-07 - Votes: 0 - Views: 47 - Length: 7 Kb - Last update: 2015-06-18
The infantry at combat in the Vietnam War by Sakhal

As in any conventional war, in the Vietnam War the bulk of the confrontations was carried by the infantry. This article shows some of the warlike activities carried by the armies of United States and South Vietnam, with a detailed description of a typ...

2015-01-19 - Votes: 0 - Views: 60 - Length: 14 Kb - Last update: Never
The combatants of the Vietnam War by Sakhal

In the long war in Vietnam, the human factor was so or more important than the armament deployed, even if the most sophisticated - and also the most primitive - weapons were used. This article describes the combat forces deployed in the conflict. The...

2014-12-14 - Votes: 0 - Views: 104 - Length: 6 Kb - Last update: Never
Weapons of the Viet Cong and North Vietnam Army by Sakhal

In contrast with the costly arsenal (a thousand millions of dollars) deployed by American and South Vietnamese troops, who had the most sophisticated means in the world, the Communist armies of North Vietnam - People's Army of Vietnam and Viet Cong - ...

2014-12-13 - Votes: 0 - Views: 134 - Length: 12 Kb - Last update: Never
The infantry of the 21st century by Sakhal

During the mid 1990s, in a conference in the French military polygon at Satory, not far from Versailles, were given the guidelines for what should be the infantry of the 21st century. A combatant - not necessarily a man, seeing the progressive incorpo...

2014-12-11 - Votes: 0 - Views: 56 - Length: 10 Kb - Last update: Never
The first bolt action rifles by Sakhal

From the mid to the late 19th century the methods for attack and defense suffered a deep change. Warlike development ran parallel with industrial development, and this one suffered such acceleration that it would represent almost a vertical line in a ...

2014-10-13 - Votes: 0 - Views: 122 - Length: 6 Kb - Last update: Never
Special weapons of the Wehrmacht by Sakhal

This article describes some special weapons either used by or projected for the Wehrmacht during the Second World War. It is notable how German technicians in that time showed an exceptional imagination and wit when designing the weaponry that should ...

2014-10-06 - Votes: 0 - Views: 73 - Length: 9 Kb - Last update: Never
Panzerschreck and Panzerfaust by Sakhal

Unlike what was expected at the beginning, the Second World War assumed an increasingly slow evolution that lasted for painful and tragic years. This new aspect of the situation led to a modification in the type of warlike operations, and hence to an ...

2014-09-26 - Votes: 0 - Views: 39 - Length: 9 Kb - Last update: Never