Army’s next battle rifle chambered with new 6.5mm that’s “more lethal” than 7.62 NATO

Army’s next battle rifle chambered with new 6.5mm that’s “more lethal” than 7.62 NATO

Gen. Mark Milley, the U.S. Army’s chief of staff, is considering a more lethal upgrade for the next generation of U.S. soldiers. “Our next individual and squad combat weapon will come in with a 10X improvement over any existing current...
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Just What Is The Difference Between .223 Rem. and 5.56 Nato???

Just What Is The Difference Between .223 Rem. and 5.56 Nato???

Some ARs shoot .223 ammunition. Others fire only 5.56mm. Still others chamber both. You can fire a .223 from a 5.56 gun but you’re advised not to do the opposite. Most shooters understand that. The reason why may be lost...
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Bundeswehr Launches New Program, Rifle Tender to Replace H&K G36

Bundeswehr Launches New Program, Rifle Tender to Replace H&K G36

The German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has announced the long-awaited program to replace the Heckler & Koch G36 assault rifle in German Army service, reports the Polish gun magazine MilMag...
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Barrel Length Studies in 5.56mm NATO Weapons

Barrel Length Studies in 5.56mm NATO Weapons

There has been a cultural shift from the 20-inch barrel length in the AR-15/M16 weapon systems chambered for the 5.56×45 NATO cartridge to progressively shorter barrels for the purpose of producing an increasingly more compact assault/entry weapon without res...
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Galil ACE rifles in 7.62 NATO now shipping (PHOTOS)

Galil ACE rifles in 7.62 NATO now shipping (PHOTOS)

IWI US announced Thursday that the long-awaited Galil ACE Rifle Model GAR1651 in 7.62x51mm is finally shipping to dealers starting this week. First teased back in 2015, the ACE in 7.62 NATO joins the Israeli company’s lineup of rifle and...
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