Despite the success of the PMAG, Army officials from the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command issued a “safety of use message” in April that placed it, and all other polymer magazines, on an unauthorized list.
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I assume that is going to make a lot of people angry. I really don’t see the downside to Pmags. They are light, the polymer has a natural lubricity, they are durable, cheap to make etc… etc… I’m all for giving the soldiers what THEY want. They are the ones that have to use the equipment, and bet their lives on it.
Did Magpul piss some high level Army officials off? Did a USGI mag manufacturer make the Army an offer they couldn’t refuse? My guess is we will never know the exact answer.