Tag: infantry

  • 1918 Remington Mark 1 Pedersen Device

    The Pedersen Device is an attachment developed during World War I for the M1903 Springfield rifle that allowed it to fire a short 0.30 (7.62 mm) caliber intermediate cartridge in semi-automatic mode. This wonder weapon was developed to allow infantry to dramatically increase their rate of fire while on the move, while also allowing the rifle to be used in…

  • Life and Death Guard

    U.S. Army Ranger from the 4th Infantry Division: Stay out of the deep end, and don’t pee in the pool.

  • H&K IAR replaces the M249 SAW for U.S. Marines

    Pretty huge news… I’m not sure I really grasp the reason for the changeover though.  There is definitely a huge savings in weight… but that is definitely at the expense of magazine capacity.  I wonder how soldiers will feel about this?  I understand that not ALL of the SAWs are being replaced, but for the…