China Lake “System 23” M60 Backpack
Long before the Ironman ammo backpack for the M240 and the iconic (but fictional) Minigun setup used in the movie Predator, there was a system for the M60. I’m not exactly sure why the M60 in the first photo looks almost neutered; can’t shoulder it and it has no iron sights. Second photo shows the System 23 with a complete M60.
These were intended for use in Vietnam but I don’t know if they were ever deployed. I wouldn’t be surprised if they did with special operations groups, Vietnam like any war is a big testing ground for new weapon systems.
Ranger & his dog…
Swedish Air Force Ranger dog handler Sgt. Zack Risson and his dog Arco await orders to execute a search and rescue mission during exercise Angel Thunder at Hannagan Meadows, Ariz., Oct. 12. Approximately 1,400 U.S. military, federal and state employees and coalition forces are participating in the 6th annual Angel Thunder Exercise, the world’s largest military Combat Search and Rescue Exercise.
1. How come they didn’t use any muggle inventions to inform their magic inventions?
2. Why wouldn’t everyone get a magic portrait of themselves and essentially live forever?
3. Why would J.K. Rowling even include the time-turner?
4. So, was Hagrid’s dad just a pervert or what?
5. If Fred and George had the Marauder’s Map during the events of the Chamber of Secrets, why didn’t they use it to help figure out who was opening the chamber?
6. Why would Hogwarts have students ride to the castle on animals they could only see if they’d seen death?
7. Why does Malfoy try to befriend Harry when they first meet?
8. Why aren’t they more careful what they teach Slytherin kids?
Finish reading 12 Things That Still Bother Me About Harry Potter
Azrael, Angel of Death,
And yet the souls that Azrael brings
Across the dark and cold,
Look up beneath those folded wings
And see them lined with gold.
-Robert Gilbert Welsh (1917)
F-14 carrier landing
Remember the first rule of gunfighting… ‘have a gun.’ - Jeff Cooper