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Old April 19, 2013, 04:58 AM   #76
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Ah yes, "good from afar, but far from good!"
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Old September 18, 2013, 10:39 AM   #77
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Looks like the Germans are having problems with their G36s in Afghanistan. I hope the rifles do better for the Bermuda Regiment:


A confidential final report of the competent WTD shows that the standard G36 rifle loses accuracy when heated by sunlight and automatic fire. Of a "significant deficiency" speaks a different internal document which SPIEGEL....
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Old September 20, 2013, 07:30 PM   #78
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I could not have said it better than this:

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Deren Hersteller Heckler & Koch führt die Probleme laut SPIEGEL auf den Einsatz nicht freigegebener Munition mit "überhöhtem Gasdruck" zurück, zählt aber auch jene DM51 dazu.
Actually, I can't understand that at all.

And pressing the English button didn't help, as I could not find the article in the English language articles. Drat.

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Old September 22, 2013, 08:40 PM   #79
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Deren Hersteller Heckler & Koch führt die Probleme laut SPIEGEL auf den Einsatz nicht freigegebener Munition mit "überhöhtem Gasdruck" zurück, zählt aber auch jene DM51 dazu

The manufacturer Heckler & Koch leads the problems, according to Der Spiegel, the use of non-approved ammunition with "excessive gas pressure" back, but also among those to DM51.
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