A Ruger AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, center, the same model, though in gray rather than black, used by the shooter in a Texas church massacre two days earlier, sits on display with other rifles on a wall in a gun shop Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Lynnwood, Wash. (Associated Press/Elaine Thompson)

A new bill introduced in the Missouri House of Representatives would require a significant number of state residents own "at least one" AR-15 semi-automatic rifle with the help of a hefty tax break — except it won't ever get off the ground.

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The MRAD from Barrett Firearms

After years in the making, U.S. Special Operations Command has its sights set on its next big sniper rifle.

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Marines with Light Armored Reconnaissance Company, Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU), fire a light armored vehicle's 25mm Bushmaster chain gun during a predeployment training exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Nov. 10, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Dalton S. Swanbeck)

Editor's Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

U.S. Marine Corps officials will sit down soon with defense companies to discuss how to equip light armored reconnaissance (LAR) battalions with futuristic long-range precision fires.

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(TSA photo)

Lehigh Valley International Airport officials said Tuesday that a Florida man had a non-functioning military rocket propelled grenade launcher and replica grenade.

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Test Snipers engage targets in depth at ranges varying from 300 to 1,000 meters from a standing supported position during the Compact, Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle (CSASS) operational test at Fort Carson, Colo.(U.S. Army/Maj. Michael P. Brabner)

The Army may only have scored full approval from Congress to buy thousands of new M110A1 Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper Systems (CSASS) last year, but a cadre of Army snipers are already flexing on some upgrades.

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The Army intends to drop some major cash to bolster its arsenal of 84mm Carl Gustaf recoilless rifles over the next three years, according to a new contract.

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