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The possible replacement for M249 finally publicly unveiled

The weapon which is one of the possible designated weapons to replace the M249 machine gun is finally publicly unveiled. Sig SAUER revealed the US Army's Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) program at the DSEI 2019 defense exhibition in...

Israeli Super Gun: The Assault Rifle Built to Replace the M-4

Given the problems experienced by some bullpup designs -- the teething troubles of Britain's notorious SA80 come to mind - focusing on reliability may have been a wise decision. Israel builds its own high-tech military equipment, such as tanks, missiles...

U.S. Special Operations Forces Want Lighter Machine Gun Ammo

Having lots of ammunition is good. Carrying lots of ammunition, not so good. So, U.S. Special Operations Command is looking for ammunition that weighs 40 percent less than current cartridges for machine guns and rapid-fire miniguns. The goal of the feasibility...

New Machine Gun to Replace the M240

Sig Sauer held a presentation fire with its recently unveiled .338 Norma Magnum, belt-fed machine gun last month as part of the annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade show. The new machine gun also comes in 7.62mm caliber. The weapon,...

Sig Sauer Lightweight Machine Gun to replace SOCOM’s M240 SAW?

The SOCOM's new lightweight machine gun to replace M240 SAW could be Sig Sauer's SLMG, a brand new designed machine gun. The SLMG, the Sig Sauer Lightweight Machine Gun, was unveiled this week at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor...

IMI Negev

The Israel Defence Force adopted a heavy-barreled version of their standard Galil rifle as their squad automatic weapon and used it for several years, but in the late 1980s decided that a more purpose-built light machine gun would be...

FN Minimi

The Minimi light machine gun was developed by the famous Belgian company FN Herstal, in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Mass production began in 1982 in Belgium, and at about the same time it has been adopted by...
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What is the equivalent of an AK-47 for sniper rifles?

The question itself cannot be properly answered due to the way it is worded. Since the AK-47 is not...
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Point Blank 19-8 integrates ISR, Special Operations

The 48th Fighter Wing, in partnership with the Royal Air Force, hosted Point Blank exercise. It lasted from 19-8 Nov. 14, 2019. Additional aircraft...

INVISIO receives follow-up order for SEK 25 million from its new customer, the Belgian army

In partnership with Thales Belgium INVISIO has received an expected follow-up order from the Belgian army for communication and hearing protection systems. The order...

British Army ordered a new contingent of Boxer MRAVs

The British Defence Secretary has proclaimed that the British Army will get more than 500 Boxer 8x8 high mobility, network-enabled armored vehicles. The primary...

Navy SEAL Robert Ryan Guzzo: His Story

Rob led a life of dedication to his family, friends, Seal Team 5 and his country. Rob graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1997...