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JARD J50 Semi-Auto .50 BMG (12.7x99mm NATO) Anti-Materiel/Sniper Rifle

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com November 12, 2008 A company out of Sheldon, Iowa called JARD, Inc. has introducted a new semi-auto .50 BMG (12.7x99mm NATO) anti-materiel/sniper rifle called the JARD J50. The J50 is a gas-operated direct-gas-impingement (DGI) rifle that utilizes a 9-lug rotating-bolt locking locking mechanism. The combination of the weapon’s DGI operation, 30" free-float ... Read More »

‘Future Weapons’ Features Dragon Skin Flexible Scalar Body Armor and M32 MGL

by David Crane david at defensereview.com January 31, 2007 The latest episode of the Discovery Channel series FutureWeapons (a.k.a. Future Weapons), titled The Protectors, features Pinnacle Armor, Inc.’s Dragon Skin body armor (flexible hard armor/scalar armor system) and the Milkor USA, Inc. M32 MGL (Multiple shot Grenade Launcher a.ka. Multiple Grenade Launcher), two technologies that DefenseReview has already covered. Our ... Read More »

SHOT Show Pics: AI AS50 Semi-Auto .50 BMG Anti-Materiel Rifle for SPECOPS

by David Crane [email protected] February 07, 2005 In our very recently published article on the new Accuracy International (AI) AS50 Semi-Automatic .50 BMG Anti-Materiel Rifle, titled "Accuracy International AS50 Semi-Auto .50 BMG Rifle for U.S. Navy SEALs, and featuring AS50 brochure pics (including weapon specs), we promised our readers some digital pics of the AS50 at SHOT Show 2005, taken ... Read More »

Accuracy International AS50 Semi-Auto .50 BMG Rifle for U.S. Navy SEALs

by David Crane [email protected] February 05, 2005 Looks like the U.S. Navy SEALs just got a brand new tool for the War on Terror. The boys at NSWC Crane (Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana) have apparently been busy little beavers over there. One of the projects they’ve been working on is this little .50 BMG badboy. It’s ... Read More »