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The Low Maintenance Rifle Project

Medium has published an interesting article on the Pentagon’s search, back in the 1970s, for a rifle that required little maintenance. Joe Trevithick writes .. DARPA asked TRW for a rifle that would solve these continuing problems. The new weapon had to be [Read More…]

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X-Ray Photos of Exotic Ammunition

IAA Forum user PaulSmith received several x-ray images of ammunition, and was able to take photographs: Last week I was given some excellent x-rays. By having a diffuse light source behind the film I was able to take some pictures. The quality of the x-ray images are [Read More…]

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