On the battlefield, a soldier's best friends are his gun and his gear-because his life depends on them. But what will it take to fight and survive on the battlefields of tomorrow? What will those combat arenas consist of, and where will they be? And what will our nation's fighting men and women carry with them into battle? This is a compendium of the weapons of war that may accompany our soldiers in the near and far future, as well as an insightful look at the soldier, sailor, and airman of today and tomorrow. All manner of military hardware is covered, as well as information about cutting-edge technology that will become standard in weapons to come, the possibility of robotic soldiers, vehicles, protective armor, and the prospects of fighting a war in both space and cyberspace.(8.60 kg) on M16A2 rifle with 30 rounds M855 ball TYPE OF MOUNTaM16- series rifles SIGHTSaUses sights of host ... yards (30 m) EFFECTIVE RANGEa 328 yards (300 m) MAXIMUM RANGEa2, 187 yards (2000 m) OPERATIONa Manual, anbsp;...
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