Ammunition is a key part of a firearm and its ability to function as designed. Ammunition is a generalisation for the part that the bullet is housed in prior to being fired out of a gun (very large naval guns included). But what is ammunition and what does it comprise of? Let’s talk about the components of ammunition.
A firearm, otherwise known as a small arm, is a portable gun designed to be used and handled by a single individual. We all know what firearms look like, but do you know what makes a firearm? Let’s talk about the anatomy of a firearm.
So what has an engine bay cover got to do with a fancy name such as Dupont Zytel? Zytel is a trademark name for a…
There are many digital optics in the world of technology which assist and develop the ability for a human to enhance what they see. Since the beginning of the First World War, the need to be able to see in hard situations was tackled by the military industry (particularly the Germans).
Nylon is the first commercially successful synthetic thermoplastic polymer to reach industrial manufacturing. Nylon is a synthetic polymer based on polyamides which is a thermoplastic material that melts into shapes and films.
W. L. Gore and Associates designed and invented Gore-Tex in 1969 which can repel liquids whilst allowing vapor to pass through. The material is made…
Devices such as the Spark use CORE (Ceramic Optical Ruggedized Engine) technology image intensifier tubes offering Gen 2 type performance with 60-70 lp/mm, at a remarkable price.