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Guns. Swords And Melee Weapons. Kult Of Athena - swords, axes, maces, flails, and other medieval weapons. Flipboard on Flipboard. US Army developing first new hand grenade in 40 years. The US military is getting its first new hand grenade in 40 years as engineers at the US Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, work on a safer multi-purpose design.

US Army developing first new hand grenade in 40 years

Called the Enhanced Tactical Multi-Purpose (ET-MP) hand grenade, it will allow soldiers to choose between concussive or fragmentation blasts with the flip of a lever. Though many people think of grenades as little green pineapples with pins sticking out of them, there are actually many different types for many different jobs. There are incendiary grenades for destroying equipment, gas grenades for crowd control, smoke grenades, stun grenades, anti-tank grenades, and even illumination grenades to cast a bit of light on the subject. The two main lethal types carried by foot soldiers are concussion and fragmentation grenades.

Concussion grenades are listed as "offensive" because they kill by means of blast. Welcome to the Arms & Armour Society website. Royal Armouries. Musee de l'Armee. Home Collections Museum spaces Old department, old armour and weapons, 13th - 17th century The old department contains one of Europe's major collections of weapons and armour, covering military history from the 13th to the 17th century.

Musee de l'Armee

The richness of its ancient collections is what makes the Army Museum one of the three largest arms museum in the world.Extending from the Crown collections, the presentation of arms and armour follows a path organized chronologically - from Saint Louis to Louis XIII, from knights to the standing army - but also according to themes. Royal room - Crown Collections This former dining hall gathers together prestigious pieces from French and foreign royal collections of ornate weapons from princely arms manufacturers. Man At Arms Magazine for the Gun and Sword Collector. Arms & Militaria Press. Internet Movie Firearms Database - Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games. Guns/Militaria/Armor Auction Catalogs.

Faganarms Antique Arms & Armor. Ken Trotman Antiquarian Books. Please note this web sire makes extensive use of flash buttons, please ensure this is enabled on your browser.

Ken Trotman Antiquarian Books

P.O.Box 505, Huntingdon PE29 2XW, England. Telephone: 01480 454292 Fax: 01480 384651 Prelude to Waterloo is available now! DUE FOR PUBLICATION AT SALUTE 25 APRIL 2015: (Wargaming in History vol. 11 & Hanoverian Army) Available now Featured Titles. Edged Weapons. Agincourt 600: Triumph of the longbow? As part of our 600th commemoration of the battle of Agincourt, the Royal Armouries is exhibiting a unique temporary collection of arms, armour, art, music and manuscripts at the Tower of London.To accompany the exhibition, the Royal Armouries has produced a catalogue with Yale University Press, edited by our Curator of Tower History and Tower Special Collections Malcolm Mercer and trustee Professor Anne Curry.

Agincourt 600: Triumph of the longbow?

Here, one of the contributors of the publication, Thom Richardson of the Royal Armouries, writes about the iconic longbows of the battle. The battle of Agincourt from the Brut Chronicle (Chronicle of St Albans), English, late 15th century. © His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Trustees of Lambeth Palace Library An example of an ‘arrow bag’ as used at the battle in 1415. Ordinary arrows were of poplar, fletched with goose feathers and fitted with a single type of low-barbed head. On This Day In History: Someone Catch This Pilum - Someone Catch This Pilum.

Battles Map. Weapons Universe. 5 Weapon Myths You Probably Believe (Thanks to Movies) We all know that war is hell: It is an unrelenting barrage of horror and tragedy, and lots of people die screaming in the mud.

5 Weapon Myths You Probably Believe (Thanks to Movies)

It's always been that way, back to the birth of man -- but hey, it sure looks cool, doesn't it? Without war, we wouldn't have clashing sword duels or high-stakes dogfights or raging action heroes mowing down wave after wave of ethnic stereotypes. Well, you might want to put on some comfy pants and get out a tub of consolation ice cream, because we're about to let you way, way down. Turns out real war looks nothing like the movies, and for the most part, it's just a bunch of quiet people concentrating really hard until it's time to push a button. #5. The Scene: The sniper is the one military role that video games might actually adequately prepare us for. Getty"Hell, this 'Iraq' bullshit looks easy. " The Reality: Actual sniping is less about lining up the cross hairs and more about having a complex understanding of physics. Getty"Sir, I'm packing up. . #4. 15th Century Combat.

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