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A British Army soldier provides overwatch with his L129A1 rifle in Afghanistan. Image source: reddit

What Would a Long Range Sharpshooter Infantry Paradigm Look Like? Part 2: Accounting and Training

Recent experience in Afghanistan, coupled with concerns about the effectiveness of the M4 Carbine – and perhaps also just a general long-term swing of the pendulum – has spurred¬†many¬†to advocate for a new configuration of infantry weapon centered around [Read More…]

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A Taliban Armoury

C.J. Chivers has published photos on the NY Times and his personal blog of weapons captured in Afghanistan. It is a good to see that either the Taliban do not have the resources to purchase new firearms or they do not have the ability to supply new firearms to frontline [Read More…]