TITLE

LIGHTWEIGHT .50-CAL: LETHALITY AT HALF THE WEIGHT

AUTHOR(S)
Dawson, Debi
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Infantry;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a lightweight .50-caliber (LW50) machine gun will be fielded at the Program Executive Office Soldier at Fort Belvoir, Virginia in 2011. The LW50 is an addition to the Army's arsenal of machine guns and only one-half the weight of the M2.50-caliber machine gun and with 60-percent less recoil. The benefits of the machine gun are also cited.
ACCESSION #
37585725

 

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