And what will the recoil be like on such a weapon?The primary advantages to this new hypervelocity technology include insane armor-penetration capabilities at close ranges, and next-level accuracy at longer ranges.www.militarytimes.com
These are better men than I. They push us all forward in increments large and small.
Second attempt successful
Dependance on cheap quadrotors will grow and when the quadrotor is downed by a sophisticated adversary, in the first 30 seconds of combat, the squad will be mentally lost. In the next 30secs the mortars will rain down from where the quadrotor took off and the squad will be physically lost.
What a shame that the US will find itself rather hamstrung by it's alliance partners' wishes/desires, unless of course it's willing to go it alone and be unable to enlist them in further military endeavours?
Why stick with the M16/M4 weapon? Why not adopt a true carbine which is actually short with a good length barrel (ie a "bullpup")? You use an M16/M4 weapon with an ultrashort barrel and there will be, I guarantee it, screams about it's inaccuracy and poor hitting power beyond 100 metres.The Maxim Defense PDX will be part of the Maneuver Center of Excellence-sponsored Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment in 2020.www.militarytimes.com
I have a key question - have they fixed the taste of these MREs?
The plan to give soldiers a day’s worth of MREs in one ration. Seven days of food weighing less than 10 poundsThe Army is working on keeping dismounted troops fed for more than a few days without breaking their backs.www.armytimes.com