One can only contemplate the fearful moment of realisation that a situation has become dire, there are few options available, and in reality there will be ‘no quarter’ from your adversaries. At such a critical moment there is a desperate need for all systems, including small arms, to work flawlessly.
The following Article discusses three his…[Read more]
One overriding impression from the conference, is that the infantry soldier of today is invariably, carrying too much weight of 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; however, adverse terrain or climate can easily tip…[Read more]
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. The U.S. Congress has also ask…[Read more]