Tag Archive: Channel – ArmedForcesUpdate

Sep 26

M2 50 Caliber Machine Gun vs M134D Minigun

An accuracy comparison between the M2 50 caliber machine gun and the 7.62x51mm NATO M134D minigun. M2 Machine Gun Specs: Cartridge: .50 BMG (12.7×99mm NATO) Action: Short recoil-operated Rate of Fire: 485–635 rounds/min (M2HB) 750–850 rounds/min (AN/M2) 1,200 rounds/min (AN/M3) Muzzle Velocity: 2,910 ft/s (890 m/s) for M33 ball Effective Firing Range: 1,800 m (2,000 yd) …

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Jun 14

Trackfire Remote Weapon Station on Naval Patrol Boat

A live fire demonstration of a Swedish armed forces naval patrol boat equipped with the Trackfire Remote Weapon Station (RWS).

May 05

Russian Military Sniper Demonstration

Russian military snipers demonstrating their skills at the shooting range.

Feb 21

US Military Flyer Lightweight Tactical Vehicle

A quick look at the US Military Flyer Lightweight Tactical Vehicle, which can be internally transported by V-22 Osprey, CH-53E Super Stallion, CH-47D Chinook, C-130 Hercules, and C-5 Galaxy, and be externally transported by UH-60L Black Hawk.

Jan 30

GAU-8 Avenger on A-10 Thunderbolt II

An overview and live fire demo of the 30mm GAU-8 Avenger, which is the primary weapon system for the A-10 Thunderbolt II. GAU-8 Avenger Specs: Cartridge: 30 × 173 mm Caliber: 30 mm caliber Barrels: 7-barrel (progressive RH parabolic twist, 14 grooves) Action: Electrically controlled, Hydraulic-Driven Rate of Fire: up to 4,200 rpm (rounds per minute) …

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