Last week Kalashnikov Concern claimed that US sanctions were not hurting them and production was up. This dubious claim could only be true if government purchases have been increased (as I predicted they would be back when the sanctions were first announced). [Read More…]
The Durrand Line has divided the countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan since 1893 when the British Empire created it with the king of Afghanistan. More for territorial reasons than ethnic, the line literally splits the Pashtun tribe in two, half of it’s people in [Read More…]
It will be no surprise to TFB readers that the German government is against its own arms industry, we have reported this many times, but now the German Minister for Economic Affairs is openly saying he plans on cutting down the number of arms exports. It is no [Read More…]
I thought some of these examples were particularly … rustic. The last example appears to be trying to channel a S&W Model 3 top-break.
Defense Distributed, Cody Wilson’s organization that created the famous Liberator 3D-printable pistol, just sent out a press release that simply simple said … Respectfully requesting your attendance for an October Surprise. September 30, 2014. … and [Read More…]
A development in improvised weaponry spearheaded by South America’s drug cartel armorers has been the blow-back operated open-bolt automatic rifle. The simple solution to the usual intricacies of a typical assault rifle’s locking, delay or gas operation is [Read More…]
Moody’s Investor Service has downgraded Heckler & Koch GmbH’s (Germany) Corporate Family Rating because the company may not have enough cashflow to pay the semi-annual $14 million of interest it owes on its EUR295 million debt. From the research [Read More…]
The BATFE now want to get the documents they approved back. They seem confused if Trusts are persons or not persons. Its all quite hilarious. They are definitely always persons, but … also not always. Thanks to Jaqufrost for going through this BATFE process [Read More…]