Ardec Eyes Lightweight Machine Gun

Credit: Andy Nativi/Defense Technology International
The drive to improve the protection and fighting capability of infantrymen usually adds equipment and weight to their kit—so much so that some armies are developing exoskeletons as a means of extending load endurance. After all, as has been pointed out, “200 lb. of light gear still weighs 200 lb.”...

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