Tag Dismounted Close Combat

Infantry Weapons Update

A GUEST POST FROM MONTY As the conflict in Afghanistan starts to wind down, many NATO armies need to replace their aging and worn out weapon fleets. The problem is that few governments will have enough money in their coffers…

IOS, Android or 5.56mm

To what degree are open source portable devices outstripping the capabilities of dedicated military portable electronics? We are already seeing Android and Apple IOS devices being used for training or mission support roles, how long before they start seeing action…

81mm Precision Mortars

Jed produced a fantastic post a week or two ago on the range of mortar options available and how they might be used. Click here to read it. This bit of news popped into the newsreader this afternoon General Dynamics…

Mortars

A guest post from Jed We have a lot of discussion of fire support for mobile (armoured, mechanised) infantry, and touched upon the same subject in the context of light infantry. A number of articles penned by TD, myself and…