POTD: Snipers from Finnmark (Norway)

Today we take a look at some Norwegian soldiers from the Finnmark Land Command training with soldiers from the Home Guard. The Norwegian Army, including the Home Guard, has a very fancy taste in firearms. All that oil money needs to go somewhere… In the story below you can see the HK417 used as a […]

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POTD: The M74 Mortar

Photos where the photographer manages to capture the projectile as it leaves the barrel are the best, we love them! As you can see we have a contender in this Photo Of The Day, where a 120 mm mortar round leaves the barrel of the M74 Mortar. The location is the Besmaya Range Complex in […]

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POTD: German Kampfschwimmers with G28s and G29s

Fire from above in this Picture Of The Day, as a German Kampfschwimmer (“Combat Swimmer”) aims his G28 rifle towards the ground. He’s riding an H145M LUH SOF battlefield support helicopter. According to Airbus, it’s “a medium-sized military multi-role helicopter capable of performing a wide spectrum of missions with a common platform, from transport, SAR, […]

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POTD: NAVY SEALs and FN Herstal MK 17

Today’s Photo of the Day brings more NAVY SEALs with FN SCARs. We love when we can zoom in on a high-resolution image and read “FN Herstal Belgium MK 17 Mod 0. Cal 7,62 mm” on the side of the firearm. It is even possible to read the serial on the original picture above, if […]

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POTD: Norwegian Majesty’s Ship in New York

Today we are looking at a pretty cool image of a Norwegian gunner, with braid, in front of the Statue of Liberty, as the ship HNoMS Thor Heyerdahl sails out from New York City. Did you know that the Statue of Liberty was a gift from France? Anyway, you can see the M2HB Heavy Machine […]

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POTD: The FN Patent 1900 as a Hunting Rifle

-“This is one of my favorite hunting rifles, which I use a lot when hunting with my dog.” The FN Patent 1900 was patented in 1899, becoming one of the earliest semi-automatic rifles of its kind. The FN 1900 was only ever produced in the .35 Remington caliber. Without a doubt, it’s a rather unique […]

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POTD: Various Pictures from the Russian Exercise Tsentr 2019

Today’s Photo Of The Day is a mixture of photos from the Russian exercise Tsentr 2019, which involved 8 countries in 17 locations.Tsentr 2019 was aimed at “countering the threat of international terrorism” and involved no less than 128 000 troops, 20 000 pieces of military equipment, 600 aircraft and 15 ships. Above you can see […]

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