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SIG Sauer CEO Discusses US Army NGSW Program

Much digital ink has been spilled over the last several years regarding the US Army’s NGSW (Next Generation Squad Weapons) Program. Most of the rifles/carbines and machine guns currently employed by America’s soldiers are not particularly modern, by any stretch. Today’s M4A1 has seen some notable updates and improvements, to be sure, but at its […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer CEO Discusses US Army NGSW Program appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, America, Companies, Military, Army, US Army, M4, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Rifles, M249 SAW, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapons


POTD: M240B Machine Gun in Small Unit Ranger Tactics Course

Instagram is for beginners. TFB’s Photo Of The Day is where you’ll find all the action. Today we’re located in Hawaii and the Lightning Academy East Range. Above you can see Spc. John Banks, from the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, and Sgt. Joseph Miller, from the 2nd […] Read More … The post POTD: M240B Machine Gun in Small Unit Ranger Tactics Course appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Hawaii, Photo of the Day, Joseph Miller, M240B, M249 SAW, Spc John Banks


Georgian Defense Forces Receive 600 M249 SAW LMGs from The United States

The Ministry of Defense of Georgia and the US Embassy in Georgia have published news articles telling about a US-funded program of equipping the Georgian Defense Forces with 600 M249 SAW light machine guns. The program includes a two-week weapon familiarization course for the Georgian military personnel conducted by US advisors. Half of the course was […] Read More … The post Georgian Defense Forces Receive 600 M249 SAW LMGs from The United States appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, US, Training, Georgia, United States, US Embassy, Daily News, GDF, Machine Guns, Defense Forces, M249 SAW, Georgian Defense Forces, Ministry of Defense of Georgia


US Army Awards FN America Contract for New M249 SAWs

FN America have confirmed that the US Army has awarded them a contract to deliver an unspecified number of new M249 Squad Automatic Weapons. The contract is due to be fulfilled by 2025 with deliveries set to begin soon. The M249 has been in the US Army service for nearly 35 years. Its frontline replacement […] Read More … The post US Army Awards FN America Contract for New M249 SAWs appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, US Army, Daily News, FN America, Machine Guns, FN Minimi, M249 SAW, US Army Awards FN America Contract


POTD: .50 Caliber Machine Gun Simulator

Photo Of The Day – A lot of people have their own TV game racing simulators at home, so why can’t I have a .50 Caliber machine gun simulator? I mean, I want one really badly now that I’ve seen they exist. If I can’t have the 50 Cal, I could settle for the M249 Squad […] Read More … The post POTD: .50 Caliber Machine Gun Simulator appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Photo of the Day, 50 Bmg, M249 SAW, Shooting Simulator


POTD: US and Swedish Marines in Archipelago Endeavor

Archipelago Endeavor is an annual, bilateral integrated field-training exercise, conducted to promote interoperability, strengthen partnerships, and enhance strategic and tactical cooperation between the U.S. and Swedish Marines. Photo Of The Day, and we take a closer look at these Marines working together and their firearms. Above you see a Swedish Marine and US Marine posting […] Read More … The post POTD: US and Swedish Marines in Archipelago Endeavor appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, US, Marines, US Marines, Photo of the Day, SAW, AK4, Spuhr, M240, M249 SAW, Fn Fnc, Combat Boat 90


Prototype Russian Dual-Feed LMG being Developed in MOLOT

Mikhail Degtyaryov of Kalashnikov Gun Magazine published a couple of images of an ongoing Molot project of making a dual-feed (fed both from a magazine and belt) light machine gun. You can immediately tell that the firearm shown in the images is in the prototyping stage. It is unfinished and has a lot of welding and […] Read More … The post Prototype Russian Dual-Feed LMG being Developed in MOLOT appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, MOLOT, Linked, Rifles, Lmg, Belt Fed, 7.62x39mm, Dual Feed, Mikhail Degtyaryov, Kalashnikov Gun Magazine, M249 SAW