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Inside the Army's quest for a revolutionary new bullet

As Army weapons officials near the end of a bold effort to arm close-combat units with Next Generation Squad Weapons, new details have emerged about the program's elusive 6.8mm ammo, designed to pierce enemy body armor

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This could be the Army's new 6.8mm cartridge of choice

A Texas-based ammunition company recently unveiled its new 6.8mm cartridge, which the Army will consider for the Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) effort designed to replace the 5.56mm M4A1 carbine and M249 squad automatic weapon in close-combat units

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Should the Army switch from 5.56mm to 6.8mm ammo?

Army veteran Chris Capelluto can barely handle the 5.56mm but he's ready for the 6.8mm!