Anti-structure weapons and training grenades are on the shopping list of Malaysian army special forces.
USSOCOM seeks advanced sniper rifle
US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has officially expressed interest in the Advanced Sniper Rifle (ASR) competition, which aims at procuring a multi-calibre precision rifle for force components across the organisation.
A Request for information (RfI), posted on 6 April, stated USSOCOM is now openly seeking sources 'within the national technology and industrial base' for a commercial off-the-shelf sniper solution available with three calibre conversion kits as well as capacity to integrate a suppressor.
Selected calibres include 7.62mm x 51mm NATO; .300 Norma Magnum (.300NM); and .338 Norma Magnum (.338NM).
Other programme requirements stipulate a maximum unloaded weight of no ...
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