Heavy Ballistics Blog

Our thoughts on last weeks terrible shooting

Our thoughts on last weeks terrible shooting

Our thoughts, prayers and support go out to the victims and survivors of the Parkland, FL high school massacre. While we sincerely hope that a seri...
How Did Tannerite Come About

How Did Tannerite Come About

When a bomb exploded in New York City in 2016, the explosive component was later accursed of being Tannerite, something that had been largely unhea...
Making Our Veterans Our #1 Priority When They Get Out of The Military

Making Our Veterans Our #1 Priority When They Get Out of The Military

Upon leaving the military, veterans may be coming home to a wide range of situations. Depending on how long they served, their family situation may...
How the $1,000 Bonuses Will Help Everyday Families

How the $1,000 Bonuses Will Help Everyday Families

Following the tax cuts announced by President Trump, multiple corporations have joined suit in offering bonuses up to $1,000 for employees. Some of...
Where The Term "Don't Tread On Me" Came From

Where The Term "Don't Tread On Me" Came From

Emblazoned on a yellow flag under the symbol of a rattlesnake, "Don't tread on me" has long been a symbol of America's toughness, bravery, and free...
The importance of the Constitution and the Amendments

The importance of the Constitution and the Amendments

The Bill of Rights, or the first ten Amendments to the Constitution of the United States, are an integral part of maintaining the everyday freedoms...
HK MP5

HK MP5

History Of The HK MP5 The Heckler & Koch MP5 model was original designed in the 1960s by German engineers at the Heckler & Koch manufacturi...
Mortar

Mortar

By definition, a mortar is an indirect fire device. It is designed to launch projectiles a short range at a low velocity. A mortar is a traditional...
Thompson Machine Gun

Thompson Machine Gun

Invented in 1918 by John T. Thompson, the Thompson Submachine Gun became infamous during the Prohibition era and was used by both criminals and law...
MOAB

MOAB

The MOAB, or Mother Of All Bombs, was developed by Albert L. Weimonts, Jr. at the Air Force Research Laboratory for the United States military. Whe...
SUPPRESSORS

SUPPRESSORS

A sound suppressor, or just “suppressor,” is designed to reduce the noise caused by a firearm. While often called a “silencer,” it doesn’t actually...
FN SCAR HEAVY

FN SCAR HEAVY

Developed by FN Herstal (FNH) for the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM), the Scar is quickly becoming a must have for gun collectors...