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Soldier with H&K416

The Army’s Next Generation Carbine

As many of you know, for the last several years the U.S. Army has been conducting tests on various firearms with the goal of replacing the aging M4 carbine. For the past few years, firearms manufacturers fielded their prized creations with the hopes of beating out the competition and having the almost unimaginably profitable job of fielding the individual small arms for the entire U.S. Army. The winner of the competition must be a measurable improvement over the M4 carbine to replace it; otherwise, the program will instead convert all M4 carbines to the enhanced version.