Max Popenker (mpopenker) wrote,
Max Popenker
mpopenker

WTF?

The replacement for the Army’s 5.56mm Squad Automatic Weapon could be an entirely new type of light machine gun that fires not only a different caliber round, but caseless ammunition.

That’s because one of the five companies recently awarded contracts to produce a weapon prototype by this time next year has been building weapons to fire that type of ammo for the past 14 years.

A notice posted Thursday included the identities of the five companies:

AAI Corporation Textron Systems in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
FN America LLC.in Columbia, South Carolina.
General Dynamics-OTS Inc.
PCP Tactical, LLC. in Vero Beach, Florida.
Sig Sauer Inc. in Newington, New Hampshire.

Army Times

Интересно, кого тут глючит по поводу безгилзовых систем - репортера Арми Таймс или меня?
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