Steyr Arms G62 – The G36 Upgrade Option

It seems that the German Bundeswehr’s current Sturmgewehr Saga is still a long way from being fully and finally resolved, and in the meantime the (allegedly) flawed G36 soldiers on… While the German’s try to untangle themselves from the knot they got themselves into with the whole ‘replace-the-G36-with-an-AR-based-platform-at-the-lowest-cost-technically-acceptable-option’, along come the Austrians at Steyr Arms […]

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Green Berets for German Marines?

The German Navy Sea Battalion (German: Seebataillon) is a land formation of the Bundesmarine, formed on 1 April 2014 and consisting of approximately 1,100 sailors structured into four companies, plus support elements. Each company, led by a lieutenant commander (Korvettenkapitän, OF-3), is specialized in specific field of force protection. The specific specialist companies are – […]

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Bundeswehr Assault Rifle Order Cancelled

BREAKING NEWS – According to several sources, the German Bundeswehr has apparently, and unexpectedly, cancelled its order for approximately 120,000 Haenel MK556 ‘machine carbines’ (assault rifles) that was placed less than a month ago. Readers familiar with the saga of the Bundeswehr’s search for a new rifle to replace the Heckler & Koch G36 in […]

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