Last week, we took a look at the troubled American M73 tank machine gun, designed to be the ultimate rifle-caliber tank MG. Tanks and other armored fighting vehicles together are another fascinating subject that is often closely related to that of small arms. In light of that, our Blog of The Month for August is Tank and AFV News, a blog similar in concept to this very site, but with a pivot towards armored warfare in all its forms. Following our coverage of the M73 family, TaAFVN posted their own piece on the weapon adding not only an article from Small Arms Review, but also two PS Magazine articles on maintaining the M73. I recommend anyone interested in the M73 tank gun and its history click through and read the whole thing.
Most stories on Tank and AFV News are not about small arms of course, but almost every day the site posts some interesting article or document related to tanks and armored fighting vehicles (and sometimes small arms, too). The site doesn’t just repost content, either; the author posts book reviews, humor, even interviews with armor experts like Steven Zaloga, Harry Yeide, and Jim Warford. Be sure to check it out!