weapons

Why Ferguson's police department uses military weapons

Aug 14, 2014
The federal government helps local law enforcement acquire military equipment.
Posted In: Ferguson, police, weapons

What we know about Buk missiles

Jul 18, 2014
The deadly consequences of Cold War weapons that won't go away.
Posted In: ukraine, weapons

Colorado shooting suspect bought weapons online

Jul 23, 2012
The suspect in the Colorado theater massacre makes his first court appearance this morning. James Holmes isn't talking to police. But he left a behind a rich Internet trail. Authorities say it shows how easy it was for Holmes to buy lethal supplies.
Posted In: online shopping, weapons, colorado, legal

Russian ship with helicopters for Syria turns around

Jun 20, 2012
The U.S. and Europe are focused on diplomacy and sanctions to stem violence in Syria -- and perhaps force the current regime from power. One problem is Russia's alleged supply of arms to the government there. But Western diplomats have discovered a vulnerability: every weapons-carrying ship has to carry insurance.
Posted In: Russia, syria, weapons, insurance

Self-guided bullets are now a thing

Feb 2, 2012
A frightening thing
Posted In: weapons, military, lasers