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Curious Goings-On in Cancelled Carbine Competition

The Army has concluded the Improved Carbine Competition (ICC) without having selected a winner. Reason: the Fabrique National FNAC, Heckler & Koch’s HK416A5, a modified Remington ACR, Adcor Defense’s B.E.A.R. Elite, the Beretta ARX-160, and the Colt Enhanced M4 couldn’t pass the Army’s Phase II standards for accuracy, reliability, and durability. Huh?

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Modernizing and Accessorizing the AK-47

AK-47 style rifles have recently become increasingly popular as a platform for rail systems and their never ending lineup of accessories. Now more than ever we are seeing numerous manufacturers producing mounts, grips, stocks and rails for the AK platform. Read this post to see if there is such a thing as “too many” accessories.