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    USMC To Order First M320 Grenade Launchers

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com The Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Estimates Justification Book for the United States Marine Corps procurement gives us some insight into the Corps small arms aims for the next couple of years. The Marine Corps looks set to begin its transition to the M320 40mm under-barrel grenade launcher next year. The […] More

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    [SHOT 2018] IWI USA’s 40mm UBGL/Standalone Grenade Launcher

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com The IWI 40x46mm Low-Velocity UBGL/Standalone Grenade Launcher has been around for a few years but this is the first time we were able to actually get our hands on the launcher at TFB. Available for LE/Military customers worldwide, the launcher is designed to lock onto the bayonet lug […] More

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    [SHOT 2018] LMT Shorty 40 And LMT Suppressors

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Remember the cut down 40mm LMT grenade launcher? So it is real and it is here at SHOT Show. I spoke with an LMT representative and the reasoning and purpose behind the shorter LMT launcher was to save weight and be shorter. But for what purpose would necessitate […] More

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    US Army’s NGSAR to Be Chambered for 6.8mm MAGNUM Round?

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Is the US Army pushing for a new high-powered 6.Xmm caliber with their new NGSAR program? Recently, the listing for the NGSAR industry day in December was updated with a document describing in part the agenda of the second conference. Scheduled for 9:45 in the morning in the […] More

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    Spike’s Tactical Launch 37mm M79

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Spike’s Tactical’s have unveiled their new 37mm flare launcher. Tapping into the nostalgia factor they have built a clone of the classic Vietnam War-era 40mm grenade launcher. The M79 nicknamed the ‘blooper’ or ‘thumper’ by troops because of the characteristic sound it made when fired. (Spike’s Tactical) The […] More

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    Poland’s MSBS-5.56 GROT Completes Initial Adoption Testing

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Poland is another step closer to issuing the new MSBS 5.56 (AKA the GROT) as the rifle completes its first round of operational testing ahead of schedule. Milmag report that samples of the new rifle completed the first part of qualification testing on 11 October, five days earlier […] More