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Radom MSBS – new modular rifle for the Polish Army

The MSBS-5,56 (short for Modułowy System Broni Strzeleckiej kalibru 5,56 mm (Modular Firearm System 5.56mm Calibre) is a selective-fire rifle currently under development as the future service rifle for the Polish Army.

Standard MSBS rifle with underslung bullpup grenade launcher.

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2 PARA trains in the snow

The rest of Britain might have come to a grinding halt because of a couple of inches of snow (wimps), but that doesn’t stop Britain’s airborne elite of the Parachute Regiment.

In the depths of a Northumbrian winter, soldiers from 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) are ploughing through the snow to take part in Exercise Eagle’s Nest at Otterburn Ranges.

The two-week-long training, which began last week, is designed so that troops can practise live firing, manoeuvring across hostile countryside, working with fire support from artillery and helicopters, and living in the field for prolonged periods.

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Sunday Snapshot

A Marine sniper shoots his target during the United States Army Special Operations Command Sniper Competition at Fort Bragg, Dec. 5. This competition is usually held once a year and is open to Marines, Navy Seals, Army, U.S. law enforcement agencies and foreign military Special Forces.


Copyright: USASOC News Service 2012


SHOT Show wrap-up

Thanks to Delta Airlines delays causing me to miss my connecting flight I’m now stuck in the Detroit airport for 3 1/2 hours.  And you thought that going to the SHOT Show was all guns and glamour…

The largest trade show of its kind in the world and the fifth largest trade show in Las Vegas, the SHOT Show attracted a record overall attendance of 62,371, including a new high for buyers and more than 2,000 media representatives. More than 1,600 exhibitors filled booth space covering 630,000 net square feet. The show, which is a trade-only event, attracted industry professionals from all 50 states and 100 countries.

So, while I’m sat here – I might as well give you something to look at right?

Watch out, watch out – there’s a Secret Mountain Ninja Squirrel about….

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A .300 WIN Mag AR platform rifle with a 1/2″ MOA accuracy?  You got it!

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