Saturday, July 30, 2011

Lighter, Newer, Deadlier Gear On The Way For U.S. Soldiers

The XM806 Lightweight .50 Caliber Machine Gun provides vehicle and weapon squads with a lightweight .50 caliber weapon system that is easily dismounted from vehicles for ground mount applications.

Lighter, Newer, Deadlier Gear May Be On The Way -- Army Times

60mm mortar is on the horizon, but.50-cal, new tank ammo face hurdles.

A lighter 60mm mortar is gun-up, new tank ammo is loaded but in a tactical pause, and the lightweight .50-caliber machine gun is clearing a considerable jam. Such is the status of three key weapon and munitions programs.

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My Comment: Another good article to read on lightening the load for US soldiers is .... Soldiers May Soon Have Lighter Machine Gun.

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Rothco Military said...

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regards,
Rothco