We have just one burning question: Why?
The U.S. military's fascination with the science-fiction future of mechanized warfare stretches back a half-century.
The Navy has fielded a 650-round ammo backpack nicknamed 'Avenger' to troops at some point in the last several years.
“It feels like an iceberg’s right on my back."
The United States has lost the railgun wars.
Pocket-sized pistol popping
"We’re not likely to see this being operationally considered, but it is fun to play around with the idea."
These may very well become the Army's next M4 carbine and M249 SAW replacements.
"When you can launch an austere airbase in a space capsule, that’s frickin’ awesome!”
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