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This May Be Your Only Chance to Get a Colt M203 Grenade Launcher

Have you ever daydreamed of blowing the feet out from under a gaggle of drug-smuggling goons like Thomas Jane in The Punisher? Or watched Predator with envy as Arnold Schwarzenegger lit up the Central American jungle? If so, you’re in luck: Colt Defense is rolling out a handful of genuine mil-spec, production-standard M203 under-barrel grenade launchers to the civilian market for the first time ever.

South Korea's Submarine Force Could Someday Carry Nuclear Weapons

One of the most underreported aspects of the Republic of Korea (ROK) armed forces is its submarine force. A relatively recent development, the ROK’s submarine arm is taking on increased importance in light of North Korean nuclear, missile and submarine developments. This force would not only chase Pyongyang’s missile boats, but also shelter for South Korea’s own nuclear arms—if it decides to build them.

Why China Can't Conquer Taiwan in a War

With President Xi Jinping having consolidated his power at the 19th Party Congress, and the United States increasingly distracted at home, it may seem like a given that China will reestablish its predominance over the Asia-Pacific region. A new study casts doubt on this, however, arguing that Beijing doesn’t have the military power to defeat its neighbors. In fact, it probably can’t even conquer Taiwan.

This Was the Battle That Crushed Nazi Germany Forever

On April 20, 1945, Adolf Hitler, Reich Chancellor and Führer of Germany, emerged from his underground bunker in the center of Berlin. The Third Reich was in its death throes, and Hitler’s presence in Berlin only seemed to prolong the agony. Actually, Hitler believed that his presence in the city would inspire the soldiers and civilians to fight on.

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