New artillery guns, rifles, chopper-borne troops add to ...

The Army is scaling up its firepower at Tawang with air transportable artillery guns, new assault rifles, helicopter-borne troops to carry out offensive operations and upgraded anti-drone systems. It was here in 1962, the Chinese Army marched in from across Bum La …

The HK416 is new rifle of the French Armed Forces | SOFREP

The HK416 is new rifle of the French Armed Forces. The French confirm, Heckler & Koch confirms. And now it is clear: the future of the French Army is German. HK416F is going to be the new …

British Army Seeks New Special Operations Brigade Rifle ...

Sure, it's a new rifle for the Bristish Army, but this isn't as big of an issue as some might claim, considering certain UK Special Forces units already use several alternative rifles and the Royal Marines have adopted the Colt Canada C8. The AIW system will consist of: 1. A Rifle System (comprising of a Rifle and Signature Reduction System ...

US Army Tests New M110-A1 Marksman Rifle

The US Army's 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team has tested the new M110-A1 7.62-mm marksman rifle manufactured by German company Heckler & Koch Defense Inc. Around 30 soldiers based in New York and Massachusetts participated in the two-day trial, learning how to operate the weapon and develop combat skills to help their units.

Army selects Sig Sauer TANGO6T as new rifle optic of choice

This is the Army's new rifle optic of choice. Sig Sauer's TANGO6T is the Army's new rifle optic of choice By Jared Keller | Published Nov 10, 2020 2:59 PM News Military Tech

Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) - USAASC

DESCRIPTION: The M4/M4A1 5.56 mm Carbine is designed for lightness, speed, mobility and firepower. The weapon incorporates more than 90 improvements since its inception. In post-combat surveys, 94 percent of Soldiers rate the M4 as an effective weapon system. HQDA G-3/5/7 authorized the M4A1 as the standard car ...

5 rifles that almost replaced the M4/M16…and one that did ...

All three NGSW candidates utilize a 6.8mm round, though their designs and mechanics vary greatly. While the NGSW Project is a departure from the M4/M16 family, it is certainly not the first time that the Army or military in general has attempted to find a new rifle.

What is standard issue military rifle - Army

What is the Army's new rifle? Heckler & Koch Defense Inc. has delivered the first of up to 6,000 M110A1 Squad Designated Marksman Rifles, or SDMR, to the Army, according to a recent H&K news release. Deliveries of the M110A1 are expected to continue through the middle of 2021, it adds. The SDMR is a variant of the 7.62mm H&K G28/HK417.

NYNG's 27th Infantry Brigade tries out Army's new rifle ...

NYNG's 27th Infantry Brigade tries out Army's new rifle. By Avery Schneider, New York National Guard November 8, 2021. Smoke clears from the chamber of an M110 A1 Squad Designated Marksman Rifle ...

Sig Sauer Delivers Final Next-Generation Squad Weapon ...

Sig Sauer Inc. announced Tuesday that it has delivered its final prototype weapons to the Army as it competes for the chance to replace the M4A1 …

This Exotic Bullpup Rifle Is Competing To Replace The Army ...

Of the companies competing to build the U.S. Army's next standard infantry rifle and squad automatic rifle, both of which will use new 6.8mm …

SIG SAUER - Next Generation Squad Weapons to U.S. Army

NEWINGTON, N.H., (June 1, 2020) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to announce the recent delivery of the Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) system to the U.S. Army, consisting of lightweight high-performance 6.8mm hybrid ammunition, NGSW-AR lightweight machine guns, NGSW-R rifles, and suppressors. "The SIG SAUER Next Generation Squad Weapons system is the only …

The U.S. Army's New M110A1 Marksman Rifle Is a True Killer

Last year, the U.S. Army began equipping its first units with the service's new squad designated marksman rifle (SDMR) the M110A1. The use of the new SDMR will provide Army infantry squads with a very potent means of engaging targets up to …

NYNG's 27th Infantry Brigade tries out Army's new rifle ...

During two days of new equipment training, 30 of the brigade's Soldiers from New York and Massachusetts learned to operate and maintain the new rifle and gained combat skills they'll bring home to their units. Known by its Army nomenclature as the M110 A1, the SDMR is a 7.62 mm rifle manufactured by Heckler & Koch Defense Inc.

A new sniper rifle for the Army, Marines and SOCOM

The original plan was for the Army to buy 536 MRAD rifles under the previous program, a PEO Soldier spokesman told Task & Purpose that the new …

US Army To Introduce New Rifle Qualification - Soldier ...

The Army has been building up to this, improving the rifles Soldiers use, introducing new ammunition and publishing new training manuals. Now, the challenge rests with NCOs like the Master Gunner who wrote this piece to prepare their Soldiers for this new standard. If you aren't following the 82nd Master Gunner Facebook page, you need to.

Confirmed: US Army Ditching 5.56mm for 6.8mm in New …

The second variant refers to the NGSW-Automatic Rifle (NGSAR), a replacement for the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) in the Automatic Rifleman Role in Brigade Combat Teams (BCT). This is a change from the initial plan, which, according to the Army Times, " was to first develop the NGSAR and then allow its advancements to inform the ...

Hands on with SIG Sauer's Next Generation Squad Weapon ...

The Army selected SIG, General Dynamics-OTS, and Textron Systems in September 2020 to develop prototypes of the NGSW's carbine and automatic rifle …

The U.S. Army's New M110A1 Marksman Rifle Is a True Killer

Last year, the U.S. Army began equipping its first units with the service's new squad designated marksman rifle (SDMR) the M110A1. The use of the new SDMR will provide Army infantry squads with a very potent means of engaging targets up to 600 meters away, and is part of an effort to improve the performance of infantry weapons against effective modern body armors.

How the Army is building an unparalleled rifle and SAW ...

Sgt. Ryan Garvey aims an M249 light machine gun during the 2019 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg, N.C., June 25, 2019. The Army is building a new …

China's Army Is Getting a New Assault Rifle (And It Could ...

China's Army Is Getting a New Assault Rifle (And It Could Be a Really Big Deal) China unveiled a considerable amount of new military hardware. It seems …

M4 Carbine Replacement: New Army Rifle and Squad …

The Army wants new weapons that improve upon the existing M4 carbine and M249 squad automatic weapon. The U.S. Army will buy new automatic infantry weapons starting in 2022, replacing the existing ...

The Army is upgrading to a new rifle optic - We Are The Mighty

The Army is upgrading to a new rifle optic. Soldiers train with M110A1s equipped with SIG Sauer Tango6Ts (U.S. Army). On September 30, 2020, U.S. Army Contract Command awarded a $77,168,400 contract to SIG Sauer to equip soldiers with the Direct View Optic for use on the M4A1 carbine. The outgoing M150 Rifle Combat Optic, manufactured by ...

British Armed Forces new super assault rifle - Defence View

British Armed Forces new super assault rifle. The British Army plans to equip the L85A3 assault rifle from now on for 2025. It is known that this is the latest and most powerful upgraded variant of the SA80 rifle line, which was born in the 1980s. SA80 is a British standard field line developed and perfected in the 1980s.

Only 1 in 4 soldiers likely to see Army's newest rifle in ...

Over the next five years, the Army plans to buy a mix of more than 120,000 new light machine guns and rifles, built around new ammunition, to …

Inside the Army's NEW 6.8mm Next Gen Squad Weapon - YouTube

Discord Channel join us! : https://discord.gg/vW4KMgAIraq War veteran Chris Cappy gives the Next Generation Squad Weapon rundown. These three companies are i...

New 6.8 mm Round a Game-Changer for Ground Troops

This new 6.8 millimeter round for the military will be great in increasing the effectiveness of the rifle and range of a United States Army infantry rifle. They can then likely keep a 15 inch barrel and have a rifle that is effective with the right shooter out to beyond 400 yards. I Love Liberty at 5:31 PM

Everything you need to know about the new Army rifle ...

The Army's new rifle qualification standards are already being rolled out to units across the force, in the largest refresh of training and qualification tables since 1956. In a nutshell, these new standards mean soldiers will have less time to shoot from more positions, and it's going to be tougher than ever to earn the coveted expert rating on your M16 or M4 service rifle.

QBZ-191: Meet China's new assault rifle - Asia Times

The "unofficial" name of the new QBZ-191 comes from the Chinese "Qīngwǔqì Bùqiāng Zìdòng" — literally meaning "light weapon, rifle, automatic." Credit: Euro Security & Defence. Given the issues with the QBZ-95 assault rifle, it certainly seems as if the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is looking for a fresh start with the QBZ-191.

Next-Generation Squad Weapon: What Will the Army …

The Next-Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) rifle is intended to supplement and eventually replace the current M4A1 carbine and the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon. Army developers say the new weapon will ...

US Army Rifle Training and Qualification Standards for 2021

The M16A2 is a standard rifle for military branches. In some situations, Army recruits might qualify with an M-4, instead, especially if they are in infantry training. Also, soldiers need to qualify with all the weapons assigned to them based on their individual MOS, or job, in the Army. The Army qualification courses are located at local ...

Sig Sauer Shows off Army's Next Generation Squad Weapon ...

Sig's Lightweight MG is a belt-fed general-purpose weapon intended to become the Army's NGSW-Automatic Rifle, replacing the M249 while hitting the scales at 40 percent lighter and with a …

Next-Generation Squad Weapon: What Will the Army Choose ...

The Next-Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) rifle is intended to supplement and eventually replace the current M4A1 carbine and the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon. Army developers say the new weapon will ...

U.S. Army's New Infantry Weapon Down to Three Competitors

The British Army has used the SA80/L85 Rifle, with a bullpup configuration, since 1985, and it was used in the Persian Gulf War as well as in the War in Afghanistan and the Iraq War. The Textron Systems version is notable in that it isn't just the firearm that is being completely redesigned from the ground up, but also the ammunition.

General Dynamics' Next Generation Squad Weapon - The RM277 ...

The RM277 takes its name from the inch equivalent of the US Army's desired 6.8mm (or .277in) round. General Dynamics won't be releasing a press release on the rifle as it isn't their policy to do so during an active, open competition but they did share some information on the new weapons with TFB. Unlike both SIG Sauer and Textron ...

Army Rifle Training and Qualification Rifle Table VI ...

Rifle Table VI, Qualification. Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World! ... and Civilians from the Best Army in the World! Range Conditions • Barricade or post that allows for kneeling and standing supported. • Short term is whatever style is ...