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Old February 27th, 2015, 03:03 AM
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Fallout Re: Infantry Served Weapons and Organization.

Well to follow up "dmnt"...
Always been a fan of FN and H&K but Finland has made the buy as noted in the previous Post. They will also include a grenade launcher as well and as noted in the below ref. I think with the lead time of this order and size, I would think the Finnish Spec Op units should have these by JUL 2015.
http://www.janes.com/article/49545/f...special-forces

Next the Russians are back pedaling on earlier reports they had selected the AK-12. It seems we're right back where we started with the competition still between the AK-12 & A-545. I feel the bottomline here will be a split order to keep both manufacturers operating. But whata I know?
http://www.janes.com/article/49157/r...d-a-545-rifles

We've been hearing the military might go to a heavier cal. sidearm than what we carry maybe it'll be the new BARRETA in a .40 Cal? Makes a good "home defense" weapon though I think I would still prefer a 1911 .45 Cal myself. Anyway take a look...
http://www.janes.com/article/49203/i...iker-fired-apx

Well it appears we're about to catch with the rest of the world in the actual tubes we use in the 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar category.
http://www.armyrecognition.com/weapo...st_cannon.html

The French are still on track with the MMP ATGW as MBDA completes
the 2nd test firing of the weapon. It's a "shoot and forget" weapon that will replace the MILAN systems of the French Army.
http://www.janes.com/article/48940/f...-firing-trials
http://www.army-technology.com/news/...issile-4514425


Have a great end of week! It'll be my "Hump Day" but I'm still waiting to see that camel!?!

Regards,
Pat
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