Full auto shenanigans:
Want to see the hanguards on a M4 melt and start on fire?
Want to see the barrel on a M4 droop and then explode?
Those guys are having way too much fun at work
The M-4 carbine, one of the primary rifles used by the United States military, appears destined for a change. After concerns surfaced about rifles overheating in a sustained firefight in 2008 in Afghanistan, the manufacturer and the United States Army are close to agreeing on a modification to the weapon’s barrel that makes the carbine more resistant to the stresses of extended firing.
Full Article at the New York Times website – HERE
This is a continuation of my blog post on New York Times on the Making of the Military’s Standard Arms