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In an active battlefield, the factor of response time is vital. Digital systems have been taking the effort in calculation out of the hands of soldiers for some time, enabling split-second turnaround from decision-to-action and minimising the risk of error. However, the transition is not without its challenges. Defence IQ caught up with Full Article »
Martin Schiffer from Swiss-based arms company KRISS walks us through the mechanics of how his firm is countering the problem of recoil on a .45 sub machine gun. The system also reduces muzzle climb and offers fewer and lighter weight components, enabling it to perform at extremely high rates of fire.
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