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There’s Potentially 100,000 People Now Printing Out Their Own Handguns

Downloaders have successfully acquired at least 100,000 schematics for Defense Distributed’s printable 3D handgun over the course of two days. By comparison, the first episode of Game of Thrones clocked in…

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Chinese anti-satellite weapon test debris hits Russian satellite

Reports say that debris from China’s Fengyun 1C meteorological satellite destroyed in an anti-satellite weapons test (ASAT) in 2007 may have hit and severely damaged a Russian spacecraft on January…

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10 Companies Profiting The Most From War

The business of war is profitable. In 2011, the 100 largest contractors sold $410 billion in arms and military services. Just 10 of those companies sold over $208 billion. Based…

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Israel Using Deadly ‘Less-Lethal’ Crowd Control Weapons ‘Unlawfully’

The Israeli army is systematically using crowd control weapons and live ammunition unlawfully against Palestinians in the West Bank, signaling a widespread breach of military regulations and an alarming culture…

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U.S. defense now linked to India?

Defense analysts in the United States say the wisest strategic move to pursue in Asia is to grow closer ties to India, because that would provide a check on Chinese…

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Brownells, World’s Largest Firearms Supplier, Sells 3.5 Years Worth Of AR-15 Magazines In 3 Days

Gun and ammunition sales continue to soar in the days following the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., that left six adults and 20 children dead. Brownells, the world’s largest supplier…

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10 Sci-Fi Weapons That Actually Exist

Sure, the gear may look like it came straight out of Avatar or Battlestar Galactica. But all of the laser weapons, robots, sonic blasters and puke rays pictured here are real. Some of…

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7 Insanely Advanced Weapons History Somehow Forgot About

  As we have mentioned before, technological breakthroughs aren’t always built upon or improved — oftentimes they’re just outright forgotten, destroyed or lost to some ridiculous accident. The same goes with…

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New Report Shows Extent of Global Arms Complex

There are few things as infuriating as the annual report by one of my favorite research organizations. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute released on March 19 its yearly global…