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    Shooting farther with more punch: The Army finally found an M4 and SAW replacement

    The U.S. Army officially selected a new rifle and infantry rifle for frontline troops. The guns, developed by small arms manufacturer Sig Sauer, have been officially designated the XM5 Rifle and XM250 Automatic Rifle. The XM5 Rifle will represent a major departure from the M16 series of weapons...
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    Shooting farther with more punch: The Army finally found an M4 and SAW replacement

    L3 Harris sent us exclusive footage of the Next Generation Squad Weapon Fire Control System. We interviewed there design team to get all the answers about how this scope will improve the infantry's hit probability at 900 meters and beyond.
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    Shooting farther with more punch: The Army finally found an M4 and SAW replacement

    To add to KevinB post: . In April 2022, the U.S. Army announced that the SIG Sauer MCX Spear had won the Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) trials. Our Caleb Savant got his hands on a civilian version of the new Spear, and he gives us a tour, assessing the rifle from both a gunsmith's...
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    FORCE 2025: Informing the Army’s future structure

    With an apology.
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    $1.3bn Thales deal could have costed half with US - Auditor

    New Zealand history as an example
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    Ukraine - Superthread

    Canada cannot have Territorial Defense Bns unless they do not have fire arms due to the Government of Canada’s prohibition. Surely the Air National Guard can muster 36 Ukrainian speaking A-10 drivers. Confiscate all of the Oligarchs' assets and hold the funds in Geneva to pay for the...
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    Ukraine - Superthread

    https://nypost.com/2022/02/25/john-kerry-hopes-putin-will-focus-on-climate-change/ John Kerry blasted for saying he hopes Putin will focus on climate change as Russia attacks Ukraine - 25 Feb 22 Extract: Former Secretary of State John Kerry has been ripped for expressing hope that Vladimir...
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    Ukraine - Superthread

    Trudeau lives in his own world. If Saudi Arabia is supporting Russia for their own interests, then Canada should stop buying oil from that country. But we won't. Too bad Quebec runs Canada- no pipeline redirection for Western Canada "dirty" oil.
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    Ukraine - Superthread

    Makes you think how the Cdn Army would withstand a real war with the eqpt we have. Is Trudeau already in a bunker.? He took another "personal day" Friday.
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    Fallen Comrades (retired members)

    A Gentleman
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    Pay Raise 2021

    My grandson is owed $40,000 back pay as calculated by a accounting geek. His unit has screwed up his pay almost from day one. On deployment he received zero pay on various months. He CT'd to RegF recently and his pay is still FU.
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    Ukraine - Superthread

    The UK troops deploying in response to Russia's military build-up - Feb 17, 2022
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    2022 CPC Leadership Discussion: Et tu Redeux

    I am currently in Arizona. Many, many Americans do not like Trudeau at all. They don't like Biden either.
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    F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)

    On January 24, 2022, an F-35C hit the back of the USS Carl Vinson while attempting to land. The pilot ejected, and debris from the crash injured seven crew members on the flight deck. The airplane was lost in the South China Sea near where the ship was operating. Ward Carroll flew F-14 Tomcats...
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