Phil D.

One overriding impression from the Infantry Weapons conference last month was that the infantry soldier of today is invariably carrying too much equipment. As a result, mobility and freedom of manoeuvre is impaired or compromised. Strength and physical fitness can help mitigate the effect of the weight burden but adverse terrain or climate can...Full Article »
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Small arms developments tend to occur in cycles and decisions are made that influence events for tens of years ahead. The ‘boots on the ground,’ from both the US and UK, have recently been voicing concern about aspects such as system mechanical reliability, terminal ballistic reliability and effective range....Full Article »