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Future State: The End of Killing #gsummit

Patrick (Rick) Smith is the Chief Executive Officer of Axon Enterprise, a company he originally founded as TASER International in a Tucson garage in 1993 with the mission to make bullets obsolete. Rick graduated from Harvard in three years with …

50 cal and 20 mm versus Titanium

Here are some interesting videos where a 50 caliber gun shoots regular and armor piercing rounds and a 20 mm gun shoots against titanium. An inch and half of titanium does not get penetrated by the armor piercing 50 cal …

Japan makes 44 magnum resistant helmet

Devtak Designs has a 4.85 pound helmet with 7 mm plates that claims 80% ballastic (bullet proof) protection. The 7mm strong plates can deflect gunshots and protects against shrapnel, blasts and fire. British SAS soldiers are reported to be testing …

General Atomics New 10 Megajoule Railgun System

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that its new 10 Mega Joule (MJ) medium range multi-mission railgun system has completed final assembly and factory acceptance test in preparation for transport to Dugway Proving Ground in Utah to begin testing. …