OK, this has gone on long enough and you guys have made some really good guesses. However, sometimes my sense of humor has a mean streak and this is one of those times. Hunkering down behind my sandbag fortifed desk, I'm gonna fess up:
The carbine is not real, but a mockup Crye did for (IIRC) the Future Force Warrior program. Pat will, however, have a full report on Crye in the September issue.
No hard feelings?