XM25 being deployed.

    Solider systems reports that the XM25 airburst semiautomatic grenade launcher is going to be deployed in Afghanistan

    According to COL Tamilio, Program Manager for Soldier Weapons, last Friday the Army received an Operational Need Statement from the 101st Airborne Division currently serving in Afghanistan for a Battalion’s worth of XM25s. In November, the Army will initially field five developmental versions of the XM25 to be accompanied by a New Equipment Training Team as well as ample ammunition

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