How did it do?
Given the problems experienced by some bullpup designs -- the teething troubles of Britain's notorious SA80 come to mind -- focusing on reliability may have been a wise decision.
Israel builds its own high-tech military equipment, such as tanks, missiles and drones. Not bad for a nation of just 8.5 million people living in a state the size of New Jersey.
(This first appeared last year.)
But Israel has also proven adept at designing rifles. Perhaps its...
We all want our kids to be healthy, but approaching their weight the wrong way can do more harm than good.
What are they?
Before its conversion into the M4A1, the M4 - while a battle tested weapon and known for many success – had become controversial due to combat Soldier complaints, such as reports of the weapon “jamming.”
The US Army has now produced at least 117,000 battle-tested, upgraded M4A1 rifles engineered to more quickly identify, attack and destroy enemy targets with full auto-capability, consistent trigger-pull and a slightly heavier barrel, service...