Issue 03 Preview – The Institute Of Military Technology – RECOIL Jerry Tsai Join the Conversation A Powerful Education Top, AR-15 NO. 000001; Center the first ever M-16, Bottom an AR-15 prototype. Titusville, Florida, also known as Space City USA, is the gateway to the Kennedy Space Center and a hub for the science and aerospace industries. Not far from where NASA launches its space exploration rockets is another facility for the advancement of technological education, The Institute of Military Technology (IMT). IMT’s Titusville campus sits on an impressive 100,000-square-foot facility. IMT is home to a reference collection of military hardware that includes one of the largest privately owned collections of firearms in the United States. IMT’s aim is to collect and preserve all forms of technologically relevant military hardware with the intent of using its collection toward education. Along with the second-largest private collection of military vehicles in the nation, IMT’s impressive firearmscollection is used as a working reference library for those who wish to studyand advance military technology. Weapons included in the collection range from Eugene Stoner’s first prototype AR-platform rifles to a World War II-era Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) Higgins boat. A walk through the Hall of U.S. Arms shows a display of uniforms dating back to the Revolutionary War, as well as the earliest Civil War-era Gatling guns. The Hall of Modern Arms includes modern weapons of technological merit from many different countries of origin. IMT’s collection is varied and exhaustively comprehensive. Uniforms from different eras and service branches are on display in the Hall of U.S. Arms. Notice: We Found Bulk Ammo In Stock: SK Flatnose Target .22 LR 50ct $7.95 creedmoorsports.comSK Flatnose Match .22 LR 50ct $9.95 creedmoorsports.com RWS .22 LR R50 50ct $16.50 creedmoorsports.comCreedmoor .223 55gr HPBT 20ct $21.95 creedmoorsports.comVolume Discounts Available. Free Shipping on orders over $99 with code "FREESHIP" Disclosure: These links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you! The institute was established to give the military technology sector of the United States a dedicated reference collection for the advancement of American-made arms. With small-arms technologies remaining basically stagnant over the last 50 years, we’ve seen no significant improvements. IMT would like nothing more than to assist in finding a new breakthrough. Its large collection of military vehicles is also available to help further U.S. military technology For the rest of this article, subscribe digitally here: RECOIL Issue 3 Explore RECOILweb:The Thousand Yard SBR, and a Little Ballistic Problem SolvingGrey Ghost Precision Dagger 300 BlackoutPutting a Warhorse Out to Pasture: Browning Discontinues the Hi Power5.11 Tactical HAVOC 30 Backpack Giveaway Budget AR-15s In Stock: S&W M&P15 .223 $699.99 sportsmans.com PSA PA-15 M4 $719.99 palmettoarmory.com Bulk Handgun Ammo in Stock .45 Auto FMJ 230gr 1000ct $599 Prime Ammunition Disclosure: These links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you! NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Click here to get IMMEDIATE ACCESS to a digital PDF of this target pack!