deadmanride:

celer-et-audax:

M117 Bombs dropped from a B52h

killtrail

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rideoutprotectorsoftherealm:

Operation Barras (Operation Certain Death)

Sierra Leone, 10th of September 2000.

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redrule:

weaponzone:

"It may look ferocious, but recoil from the .50-caliber Barrett M107A1 is controllable with proper body position. Getting used to the muzzle blast takes a bit of practice, however." - SIStaff

Credit: Reference - NRA

Kicks about the same as a 12ga.

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vietnamwarera:

US Marines

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johanvandemerwe:

historicaltimes:

A British soldier surrounded by abandoned Argentinian helmets after the battle of Goose Green, May 1982

I’m pretty sure it’s against the Geneva Convention to take helmets and other protective equipment away from POWs.

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celer-et-audax:

CANSOFCOM (Canadian Special Operations Forces Command) in a water assault exercise. 

The Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM) is a high readiness organization, ready to deploy Special Operations Forces on very short notice to protect Canada and Canadians from threats to the national interest at home and abroad.

CANSOFCOM is organized into a headquarters element and four units: Joint Task Force 2 (JTF 2); the Canadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR); 427 Special Operations Aviation Squadron (SOAS); and, the Canadian Joint Incident Response Unit — Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CJIRU-CBRN).

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ww1incolour:

Location: Paris, France

Year: 1917

Description: French soldiers pose with the battle-scarred flag of the 114th Infantry Regiment at Paris, France, in 1917.

Source: LiveLeak

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Lebanese and Palestinian resistance fighters set up defenses in Beaufort Castle a Crusader fortress in Nabatiyye, South Lebanon in 1980. 

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etherealmenace:

cobra-23:

relentless-carlos:

usgi:

A U.S. Special Forces soldier provides security as their convoy is halted by mechanical difficulties, near Sarobi district, Kapisa province, Afghanistan, June 17, 2014. USSF and ANA forces drove to Tagab district, Kapisa province to capture known Taliban commanders in the area. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Connor Mendez/Released) 

Been trying to figure out what rail system that is for like a full 2 days lol

I think it’s a KAC

It looks like a generational variant of the Centurion CMR. It has less aggressive cuts for the top row than the current model, but it has the same lockup mechanism and hole spacing.

The URX series is identifiable by hole cut spacing. Two with a thin gap, a wider gap, then another two with a thin gap between them and a repeating pattern. While the original Knight’s M4 RAS has even spacing, the later versions and rifle length do not, and no Knight’s rail has that mounting mechanism either.

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