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Past articles by Chris:

Here's why the MG42 is basically immortal

The MG3 and its latest version the H&K MG5 come from the MG42, which is the infamous portable machine gun that started it all. → Read More

Why the M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle is totally great

In this episode of Task & Gear, host Chris Cappy expresses his love for the M2 Bradley and his beef with the film Pentagon Wars. → Read More

The AK-47 family of weapons is evolving with Russia's new Ratnik AK-12

The creator of the AK-47, Mikhail Kalashnikov, developed the weapon in response to a German-engineered firearm called the Sturmgewehr 44 rifle. Let's take a look at the AK series by the numbers. → Read More

Video: the M1 Abrams' new upgrades will blow you away

A system that intercepts enemy rockets and a brand-new munition? Tank you very much → Read More

'Veteran Only' parking spots don't go far enough

As a veteran I'm not capable of parking my car in a normal spot like everyone else. → Read More

HR rep to replace SAW gunners in all special operations units

Navy SEALs and Army Green Berets are in trouble for their misconduct on and off the field. Here's how we solve it. → Read More

Past vs. Present: When you come home from 'The War'

Don't get all nostalgic on me now. → Read More

Add black bars and beards to your lame military photos with the 'Operator App'

Do you or a friend have lame military photos? Download the "Operator App" it's like a Snapchat filter that adds black bars and beards to all your boot pics. → Read More

Watch an emotional Jon Stewart shame Congress for literally failing to show up for 9/11 first responders

Former 'The Daily Show' host Jon Stewart got heated while speaking to members of Congress about extending health care funding for the 9/11 first responders on Tuesday → Read More

Close Air Support: A-10 Warthog vs. F-35 Lightning

The A-10 Warthog can fly while missing half a wing and one engine. The F-35 was taken out by a large bird. Apparently, F-35 armor is only rated for small birds. Chris Capelluto gives you the rundown on the Close Air Support competition. → Read More

Should the Army switch from 5.56mm to 6.8mm ammo?

Army veteran Chris Capelluto can barely handle the 5.56mm but he's ready for the 6.8mm! → Read More

Video review: the new M240 Lima is so hot right now

Chris Capelluto reviews the new M240 Lima with its short stock, short barrel and long history of kicking ass. The M240 replaced the M60 as the main crew served weapon for weapons squads in the Army and Marines Corps → Read More