While not quite as effective as the movie version, bulletproof suits are a real thing.
Much of the United States doesn’t understand hunting. They see it as pure blood-lust that has no place in a “civilized” society, yet they eat their ham and cheese sandwich that was made from a pig on a pig farm. Hunting goes beyond the single action of killing an animal. There’s an entire experience to the journey.
While the adoption of the M16 had plenty of bumps and controversy, not to mention un-refined early adoptions, the forge of warfare has refined and honed the M16 into the “black rifle” known the world over.
If you’re interested in the history of firearms, and/or military tactics, this is a fascinating educational video to watch. The contrast of its involvement in military history and how it shapes entertainment is quite interesting to say the least.
The Smith & Wesson Model 29 is quite possibly the most iconic double action revolver out there, despite its impracticality. Ian from Forgotten Weapons takes a look at this little, well, big piece of firearms history.
The first John Wick movie was amazing. Simple, action filled plot with some of the most realistic hand to hand combat and firearms technique to come out of Hollywood. Keanu Reeves trained for months to prep for the first John Wick movie, and has continued his training in prep for John Wick 2.