Defence Minister Opens New $11M Building at NIOA

17 NOVEMBER 2021 NIOA has officially opened its new $11 million Brisbane office tower, highlighting the enormous benefits the domestic defence industry brings to the economy. Defence Minister Peter Dutton yesterday officially opened the tower, unveiling a commemorative plaque in the five-storey building in front of defence industry stakeholders, community leaders and business partners. The…

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Hardware: Springfield Armory XD(M) 5.25″ 10mm

As I write this I’m sitting in a tree during Oklahoma’s late archery season, waiting for a whitetail buck or a wild hog. Hanging from a hook on my left is my bow; on my right hip hangs a sidearm. Whether I’m bowhunting at home or in the grizzly country of Wyoming—or driving to the quick-stop for…

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Shot Placement 101: Where to Shoot a Deer

A while ago a friend joined me on a deer hunt. Although he was a rookie deer hunter, he was a medical professional who’d grown up shooting guns. Back at the truck after the hunt, I asked him if he’d seen anything. His eyes were as big as pie plates when he described the huge buck he’d…

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