In 255-67 vote, House places Holder in contempt of Congress 17 Dems voted for. 108 didn’t vote at all.
Army Now Says No Ban on Rifle Magazines The Pentagon has clarified the Army’s stance on a recent safety message that effectively banned a certain high-performance, commercial M4 magazine, which means soldiers can keep using their PMAGs… Army officials acknowledged June 6 that TACOM’s message was poorly written and not intended as a directive on […]
USAF Advanced Designated Marksmen often provide base counter-sniper security. Armed with M24s or M107s and operating in 2-man teams, they are far closer to traditional snipers than infantry designated marksmen who are sharpshooters in a rifle squad and usually carry semi-auto accurized M14s or M16-based rifles.
In Reversal, Army Bans High-Performance Rifle Mags The message did not single out PMAGs, but instead authorizes only the use of Army-issued aluminum magazines. The message offers little explanation for the new policy except to state that “Units are only authorized to use the Army-authorized magazines listed in the technical manuals.” Nor does it say […]
The Marine has what appears to be an M110 SASS. Marines fighting the war on drugs.
Remington M4A1 Carbine Contact & Press Release
USMC Issues Production Delivery Order to HK Heckler & Koch was awarded a competitive contract to produce the U.S. Marine Corps’ new Infantry Automatic Rifle (IAR). The formal “Full Rate Production” announcement by the Marines caps a competition that began more than three years ago. Designated the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle, the lightweight, 11.62 pounds […]
Army demonstrates new LSAT lightweight machine gun Lightweight Small Arms Technology over at SoldierGeek: The LSAT program has been run out of the Armaments Reserach, Development, and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal for several years. It’s original goal was to produce a lightweight machine gun aimed at the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon role, by […]