Articles with a focus on Military.

Internal Ballistics

For Walkthrough Wednesday, we are continuing our discussion from the previous week on ballistics; specifically, we will be discussing internal ballistics.  Our reference for this is Appendix B, TC 3-22.9, Change 1 dated January 2017. To recap, there are three major types of ballistics: internal, external, and terminal. Today we will be discussing Internal Ballistics…. read more »

Ballistics terminology

While entering a heavily wooded section on the route of advance, Staff Sergeant Conde-Falcon and his company encountered an extensive enemy bunker complex, later identified as a battalion command post… he maneuvered toward the enemy’s flank position. Carrying a machinegun, he single-handedly assaulted the nearest fortification, killing the enemy inside before running out of ammunition…. read more »

Introduction to Ballistics

  ‘There were over thirty of them in continuous action, and all I could do was touch the Germans off just as fast as I could. I was sharpshooting. I don’t think I missed a shot. It was no time to miss.’ -Alvin C. York’s account of October 8, 1918 For Walkthrough Wednesday, we are starting… read more »