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fellas, do you guys think 6.8 can penetrate the new spetsnaz body armour?
have you heard of the 17 incinerator......a 30grain bullet at 6000fps from, a 50BMG case
Incinerator sounds like a tongue in cheek description of the aerodynamic heating suffered by the bullet.
What's the complete name, Barrel Incinerator?
Another look at the 6.8 Raptor concept by SIG:
-May serve as PDW
-18-20" version also being developed
This is a very unusual full powered battle rifle with an impossibly short barrel. Find out how this US Army prototype M4 replacement is able to achieve a hig...
At 6:37, there is a NGSW Update:
-plan to select NGSW winner Jan 2022 (aka next month)
-T&P Reports from 'highly placed source' that Textron weapons and ammo 'Failed to reach requirements of the Army'
So, the US Army "could" not only replace the M4 & M249 in the infantry role (the goal of the NGSW program - and keep the M4 for the PDW role), but also finally replace all & every M4 in service, even for non-infantry purpose... that's an interesting move.
So, the US Army "could" not only replace the M4 & M249 in the infantry role (the goal of the NGSW program - and keep the M4 for the PDW role), but also finally replace all & every M4 in service, even for non-infantry purpose... that's an interesting move
It could be a possibility.
The issue to me is one of suppressors.
-The Raptor unsupressed is very short (~Krinkov) but will be tremendously, possibly dangerously, loud.
-The Raptor with suppressor (unless its the Brevis) will end up with a length comparable to the M4, making its PDW benefits dubious, especially when the added weight vs M4 + 20rd mags are factored in
On such short barrel, suppressor is 100% essential.
You can use such micro type unit , just so that you don't need double ear protection.
Silent Steel Micro Streamer from Finland adds only 50mm in lenght but you would be looking at well over 150+DB with 9' barrel.
On this forum a number of years ago, RRBud and I joked about using 300 Win Mag out of a short-barreled machine gun for room clearing. There would be no need for flash-bang grenades to disorient the bad guys!