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U.S. Army to Replace 5.56mm with 6.8mm
The M16/M4 and M249 SAW replacements will be developed concurrently with new ammo that they will share.
US Army’s New Machine Gun Will Fire at Tank Gun Pressures
The current issue Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) will be phased out by a firearm capable of defeating armored targets at range.
The U.S. Army’s Mysterious New 6.8mm Round
The service is looking to field a new type of 6.8mm, replacing the 5.56 NATO round, as it also works toward replacing the M249 light machine gun
“Holy Sh–t! I Shot a Gun!”
It’s not news. It’s not really important, in the scheme of things today. But what better way to ease into...
Will the Full-Auto M27 Become the New Marine Service Rifle?
The USMC is currently testing the AR-platform rifle in roles beyond that of a light machine gun.