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Old January 13, 2019, 10:58 AM   #1
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Army plans to pick three vendors to build prototypes of their new 6.8 weapons

More on the Army's plan for their new 6.8 cartridge...

https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-...s-and-marines/
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Old January 14, 2019, 11:37 AM   #2
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Army Times articles are about as reliable as this:




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Old January 14, 2019, 01:22 PM   #3
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The guns will be issued to the Marines who man the 155 mm guns on the Zumwalts when they finally become operational.

This is a sarcastic take on whether the Armed Forces are going to redo all their weapons to 6.8 when they have much more serious procurement needs.
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Old January 14, 2019, 02:57 PM   #4
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This is a sarcastic take on whether the Armed Forces are going to redo all their weapons to 6.8 when they have much more serious procurement needs.
Indeed. The military needs a replacement carbine about as much as they need a replacement pistol.

Oh wait...

Never underestimate the ability of the US government to needlessly separate taxpayers from their hard-earned dollars
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Eisenhower warned us about the Military Industrial Complex.
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