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On Target Hawaii Profile: The Evolution of RS Regulate

RS Regulate

by Rob Kay I formerly worked in Silicon Valley where entrepreneurship and the passion to create technology are absolute necessities to succeed in building a company. What’s never too far from people’s minds is the thought of striking it rich. It’s all about having an “exit strategy”, that is...how much money you’re gonna make if […]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion | Read More »

Jesus S. Duran Sergeant U.S. Army - COURAGE & CHARACTER

President Barack Obama presents Medal of Honor to Tina Duran-Ruvalcaba, daughter of Sgt. Jesus Duran

BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D.  Tina Duran-Ruvalcaba, Sgt. Jesus S.Duran’s daughter,  received the Medal of Honor on his behalf from President Barack Obama in a March 18, 2014 White House ceremony.  The following day, she received the Medal of Honor flag from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in a ceremony in which Duran was inducted […]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Heroes of the Pacific | Read More »

On Target Review: Saiga (сайга) AK 47 Model IZ132SM


by Rob Kay The Saiga is a threatened species of antelope that makes its home high in the steppes of Central Asia. It's native to Russia and is also the name of the civilian line of AK rifles created by Mikhail Kalashnikov. Of late, the latter species of Saiga seems to be even more threatened […]

August 17th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

Kern Wayne Dunagan, Colonel U.S. Army - TRUE GRIT

Col. Kern W. Dunagan, U.S. Army. Medal of Honor

  BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D.  In writing about Medal of Honor recipients I have pretty much come to the conclusion that they are made, not born.  In doing the research for this article I discovered that Dunagan is the second person in his family to be awarded this nation’s highest medal for bravery. Could […]

August 17th, 2014 | Posted in Heroes of the Pacific | Read More »

On Target Review: AK Accouterments from Blackhawk! and Otis

Blackhawk bag

by Rob Kay When you get into a new platform, as I have with the AK, you inevitably start acquiring the accouterments—the necessary gear to complete the package. For example, if you buy an AK or two, you’re going to need the accessories to clean, transport, aim, etc your rifle(s). The main pitfall? It’s easy to […]

August 13th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,News,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

'Rock Star' Botanist Rappels Down Cliffs to Save Hawaii's Rarest Plants

Steve Perlman, on the Kalalau cliffs on Kauai, Hawaii, pioneered rappelling down high cliffs to save endangered plant species. (Photo by Ken Wood)

By Heidi Chang - HONOLULU, HAWAII— After the heavy rains and high winds of two rare, large storms, Hawaiian botanists are hoping the islands’ rarest plants have come through unscathed. Thanks to its geographic isolation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the Aloha state is home to an incredible bounty of unique native plants, […]

August 11th, 2014 | Posted in Special Features | Read More »

John Philip Baca Sp4, U.S. Army - A QUIET HERO

John Philip Baca Sp4 US Army

  It's a playground for the young, a walk for the dog, These grounds will be blessed by the rain and the sun, free from the smog. A refuge for the birds vacationing south, "Let's visit Baca's Park." Soon it won't be long for all to enjoy their song! My buddies and friends have joined […]

August 10th, 2014 | Posted in Heroes of the Pacific | Read More »

What You Need to Convert a VEPR—StormWerkz and Bonesteel folders


by Rob Kay In the part one of this “conversion” series we looked at two adapters from Krebs Custom. With these adapters implanted in the VEPR’s receiver, you’ll have an option to attach a folding or fixed buttstock. In this second article we’ll look at folders from StormWerkz and Bonesteel Arms—two companies that specialize in the AK […]

August 7th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

New Smart Toilet to Prevent Water Pollution in Disaster Areas

Smart toilet

By Zlatica Hoke- WASHINGTON — The destruction of sanitary systems by war or natural disasters can aggravate the initial tragedy, causing disease and prolonged risk of death among survivors. Very often after a disaster, survivors dig holes in the ground that serve as makeshift toilets. Pathogens from the human waste can reach sources of water […]

August 5th, 2014 | Posted in Special Features | Read More »

Mars Rover Sets a Driving Record

This artist's rendering provided by NASA shows the Mars rover, Opportunity, on the surface of Mars.

NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity, originally designed to travel only about one kilometer, has set a new record in driving on another planet. The latest journey of 48 meters, made on Sunday, July 27, took Opportunity 40 kilometers away from the place where it landed in 2004. The previous record was held by the Russian rover […]

August 5th, 2014 | Posted in Special Features | Read More »

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