Next Generation Squad Weapon

The Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon

The lore filtered down from American ground forces in Vietnam—and later from those in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts—was that the M16 and its related M4 platform worked well when they worked, but sometimes failed spectacularly under various combinations of dust, dirt and heat.

FN America Awarded Army Contract for M249 SAWs

FN America was recently awarded a contract to supply the U.S. Army with M249 SAWs.

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