TITLE

Guilding the Rifle?

AUTHOR(S)
Valpolini, Paolo
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Armada International;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the trend of installing add-ons or accessories to rifles used by military servicemen in combat. It explains that add-ons are primarily intended to acquire an edge over one's enemies, increase the rifle's accuracy and lethality and cut ammunition consumption. However, rifle add-ons have negative effects such as shift in center of gravity and weight. It presents information on some popular rifle add-ons such as the Aimpoint Micro T-1 red dot sight, Trijicon's magnified sights and British Army Lightweight Combat Optical Daysight. INSET: A Dingo for US Warfighters?.
ACCESSION #
56457808

 

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