The Illinois State Rifle Association is pleased to announce the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois will hear the case of: People of the State of Illinois v Vivian Claudine Brown. From comments here and in other forums, including my range, is 6.5 CM has a third of the barrel life of a 7.62/.308. My 6.5 x 284 Norma has always been labeled as a short barrel life cartridge. Mk 48 Mod 0 / Mod 1. The program achieved full-rate production on 21 March 2003. AR-10 pattern Mk11/M110s or SCAR-H MK17/MK20. Welcome! M-14, FN FAL, G-3 are all what I think could be adapted to the caliber. The US Navy is installing the system aboard LPD-17 class ships during construction. Also the 308/7.62 was/is more control-able in full auto. The prototype is styled as the FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM. The Mod 2 variant is chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. As with the Mk 46, the Mk 48 Mod 0 does not have an M249-type magazine feed port, in order to save weight. Enough with the naysayers. These ignorant comments about machine gun barrel life made by bolt action shooters …. MK.48 MOD 0 Information NX cost 1 Day - 700 NX7 Days - 2,900 NX30 Days - 4,900 NX90 Days - 8,900 NXPermanent - 19,900 NX Restrictions None Popularity Below Average Features Pre-attached ACOG TA1 Scope Ammo capacity 100/100 Statistics Firing modes Automatic Modifications MagazineBulletsIron Sight The MK.48 MOD 0 is the NX-Standard variant of the MK.48. Or are Army shooters that much better in the 21st century than in the 20th? There is a high degree of parts commonality between the Mk48, M249 and Mk46 machine guns, which simplifies maintenance and repair. Debuted at the 2019 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa May 18-23, the machine gun is part of FN’s response to USSOCOM’s qualification of the caliber last year. Is the Mk48 being used out to such distances, though? Rifles in this caliber would fly in the face of decades of the intermediate cartridge theory. The challenge has been presented and answered long ago. Description: This addon adds two 'new' Mk48 Mod 0 reskins. How do you like your bacon, crispy crunchy or burnt. The M249 light machine gun (LMG), also known as the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) which continues to be the manufacturer's designation and formally written as Light Machine Gun, 5.56 mm, M249, is the American adaptation of the Belgian FN Minimi, a light machine gun manufactured by the Belgian company FN Herstal (FN). It is officially classified as an LWMG (light weight machine gun) and was developed as a replacement for the Mk 43 Mod 0/1. If anything, it keeps the locals from using their ammo…, You can buy an M14 in 6.5 from Fulton right now: https://www.fulton-armory.com/fultonarmoryusriflecal762mmm14-1-1-1-6-1.aspx, ~$3,100 USD is a bit pricey for an M14 type (M65) 6.5 CM…. Mk 48 Mod 0 Guided Missile Vertical Launching System (GMVLS) (2-cell) Installation Width: 220 cm Installation Depth: 127 cm Installation Height: 478 cm Used On: Canadian Halifax Class Frigates, Japanaese Murasame class Destroyers Notes: Designed for on-deck installation, with an exhaust plenum betw een the two cells. (To fill an OPERATIONAL NEED). Didn’t work in VN, doesn’t work now. Change for the sake of money? Trigger time with the Fabrique Nationale MK 48 MOD 1 at the Vickers Tactical 2 day Carbine/Subgun class Aug. 2-3 2008. Billions of dollars and years later it’s deployed. Tom, I’ll allow your ballistic edge of the 6.5 CR over 7.62 NATO. It will probably be better at penetration, also, when they develop armor-piercing (AP) ammunition for the 6.5 Creedmoor, but I haven’t seen any studies on that, and I’m not aware of any AP ammunition for it yet. The Navy will produce about 1046 MODS … Once development is complete, existing MK 48 Mod 1 models can be configured at the armorer level to the Mod 2 variant or newest caliber with the addition of the upgrade kit and barrel conversion. The Mk-46 Mod.2 GWS incorporates new open architecture, fault isolation software and an embedded trainer. I want one anyways. General Dynamics-Otis, Inc. The Mk 48 is similar to the Australian Maximi, sharing the same idea of up-scaling an FN Minimi / M249. I also don’t buy the “lighter so troops can carry more” crap. The prototype FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM features the latest upgrades for FN’s series of light and medium machine guns, including. 6.5 creedmoor/.224 valkyrie and the like, doesn’t seem to me to be fitting for combat roles based on that. Re-barrel a SAW for a cartridge with less drop, better ballistic coefficient, and improved accuracy over a 7.62 round. Image courtesy of FN America. or does it matter? Once development is complete, existing MK 48 Mod 1 models can be configured at the armorer level to the Mod 2 variant, or another chambering, with the addition of the upgrade kit and barrel conversion. * they do this in part by studying *THREAT* (bad guy) capabilities, and determining the operational NEED to over match the threat. “How is 6.5 better than 7.62?” The threat capability currently overmatched existing MGs chambered in 7.62 NATO. This allows the lower pod to be removed while topside to conserve air, and allows normal speech while diving. 6.5 CM not only vaporizes, it instantly metabolises pork into sheer awesomeness, available to any Americans within earshot; while also providing a +11 buff to teammate Fuck Yeah stats until ammo runs out, or everything is dead. FN America, LLC. The Mod 2 project was terminated and Westinghouse was contracted to manufacture 52 of the Mod 0 units. So they went out and got a better MG and a better muntion for the INTENDED APPLICATION. • GT-18 Salt Fog (By Similarity to MK 38 MOD 2) • GT-19 Dust (By Similarity to MK 38 MOD 2) • GT-21 Reliability and Tactical Life (By Similarity to MK 38 MOD 2) • GT-22 At-Sea Evaluation (PB-777) • Human Factors Evaluation 4 No safety-related issues . Jeremy S wrote it up. 5. https://www.fulton-armory.com/fultonarmoryusriflecal762mmm14-1-1-1-6-1.aspx. I’ve had a private theory for a long time, that SOCOM has a worldwide network of pneumatic tubes, which Umbrella Academy totally lifted. Check the statistics of riflemen accuracy in the Army vs. Marines. 1. Fabrique Nationale's division at Columbia, South Carolina (which also produces the M249 and M240 series of weapons for the U.S. military) was charged with production of the Mk 48 Mod 0. The Mod 2 variant is chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. Not even the type of ammo, but it’s a smaller caliber and that’s a no-go for me. muzzle velocity…. vaporized. The 2-cell module of Mk-48 makes the system very versatile and enables it to be installed on board in spaces that otherwise cannot be utilized. MGs are for suppression fire, not pinpoint accuracy. It may also be used with a variety of different communication systems. Not sure what the story is now, but when I left the army in ‘11, everything was going to shorter and shorter barrels, even the machine guns. Στο πλαίσιο της διεθνούς έκθεσης «SOFIC 2019» (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) η βελγική FN Herstal παρουσίασε το πρωτότυπο πολυβόλο Mk.48 Mod.2 των 6,5 χιλιοστών,… The Mk 48 is essentially an up-scaled M249, capable of firing 7.62x51mm ammunition. Armaholic - Covering the Arma series - Arma 3 | Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead | Arma 2 | Arma 2: British Armed Forces | Arma 2: Private Military Company | Armed Assault. And now I own a rifle chambered in it. but is the cm around lighter round and easier to carry? May 20, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to TECRO of eighteen (18) MK-48 Mod6 Advanced Technology (AT) Heavy Weight Torpedoes (HWT) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $180 million. the 6.5 CM between 2,000 and 3,000 rounds, and worse still for the 6.5×284 Norma at between 1,500 and 1,800 rounds. FN Herstal has announced a prototype for the newest variant of the MK 48 machine gun. Deployment. The weapon is fitted with the same fixed, polymer buttstock as the M249, although the metallic, collapsible buttstock from the "Para" model can be found in some models. It is also used on Canadian, Australian, and Dutch submarines. The US Navy designed and developed the SuW mission module for LCS class ships. (Photo: FN) FN America is showing off their candidate for the U.S. Army’s Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle. Being heavily based on the Mk 46 Mod 0, the Mk 48 Mod 0 features five MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rails (one on top of the receiver, one on each side of the forearm/handguard, one under the handguard, and one on top of the barrel), an integral folding bipod, and a tripod-mounting lug. A single hit can be lethal to players, so treating the Mk 48 like an assault rifle and firing on semi-auto or in short bursts is very effective. You can’t bake a cake with flower alone. Fifty-One percent or greater in each category is required to past the test…. 6.5 CM may have a niche in SOCOM, but I don’t think so as general issue. ©COPYRIGHT 2020, THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. It still features the unique 2-cavity design. an adjustable stock for length of pull and cheek height; improved handguard with 3-, 6- and 9-o’clock positions with improved bipod; and. How often are special forces deployed where they need to scrounge ammo from the locals? Kind of curious about the longevity of the barrel. Someone is going to see 6.5 CM and think 6.5cm… with much hilarity ensuing, .260 Remington is the better round. Mod 0/1/2 are usually grouped into either a 16-cell module for RIM-7VL or a 32-cell module for RIM-162. The LWMG program was patterned after the Mk 46 Mod 0—a variant of the M249 light machine gun currently in use by the USSOCOM. The M60-based machine guns are a great deal more portable than the heavier M240-based designs used elsewhere in the U.S. military in the infantry medium machine gun role. Why would you need more than one shot of 6.5CM? Should have gone with the AR10 version. harvnb error: no target: CITEREFPushies2004 (, United States Naval Special Warfare Command, List of individual weapons of the U.S. Armed Forces, "Project Manager Soldier Weapons Briefing for NDIA", U.S. Special Operators Will Soon Be Using This 6.5mm "Assault" Machine Gun The gun offers better range and accuracy over smaller belt-fed squad automatic weapons, thedrive.com, by Joseph Trevithick, May 21, 2019, FN MK 48 Mod 2 Machine Gun Prototype in 6.5CM Unveiled, thetruthaboutguns.com, by Woody, Jun 11, 2019, GlobalSecurity.org production info on Mk 48, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mk_48_machine_gun&oldid=991868787, Weapons and ammunition introduced in 2003, Articles with dead external links from February 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Wikipedia articles in need of updating from June 2015, All Wikipedia articles in need of updating, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 December 2020, at 06:10. more robust feed tray latch, ensuring the feed tray cover locks into place during reloads. Will anyone on the receiving end be able to tell the difference? Not so much. The weight of a 2-cell module of Mk-48 is 1,450 pounds (with empty canisters), 725 pounds for exhaust system, and 800 pounds for ship installation interfaces. STANAG 2324 Picatinny Rail The Mk 48 Mod 0 is an American light machine gun developed from the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon in the early 2000s. May 21, 2020 admin. The prototype is styled as the FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM. Trials conducte… As far as supply chain, there was a time that 7.62 x 51 was the new guy in town. Some SF units have already adopted the CM for their bolt guns. Along with other weapons systems chambered for it. “For TTAGers who’ve handled the Mod 1 or other machine guns, do you think the 6.5 CM has the horses to replace the 7.62 round in range and downrange effectiveness?”, Nope…And I would hate to be in theatre and run short of ammunition, at the very least, 7.62×51 is available worldwide…. There are a total of four models in the Mk 48 family, with Mod 0 & 1 housing either 2 RIM-7VL or 4 RIM-162 cells, Mod 2 housing either 16 RIM-7VL or 32 RIM-162 cells. Not so fast. 3. The classname for this is lae_mk_48_mix. thank you Mr Pearson . As far the authors comment that this assures the longevity of the 6.5. As voiced above, I’d just be worried about the supply chain. Sig Sauer, Inc. Of the five, three contenders will be picked in October 2019, for a more than a Year competition. No dates for arguments have been set at this time. For the torpedo, see. barnbwt, you mean at 1k yards? Let the warfighter/evaluators on the pointy end make the call on the 6.5CM. We’ll just never hear about them rectifying the situation by speed-dialing in super-squirrels, melting everything around them, and/or unassing the AO like the ninjas they are. The Mk 48 Mod 0 is a gas-operated, air-cooled, fully automatic belt-fed machine gun. Mk 48 Mod 0 This is a 7.62×51mm NATO version of the Mk 46, used by USSOCOM when a heavier cartridge is required. As far as horsepower goes? Στο πλαίσιο της διεθνούς έκθεσης «SOFIC 2019» (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) η βελγική FN Herstal παρουσίασε το πρωτότυπο πολυβόλο Mk.48 Mod.2 των 6,5 χιλιοστών,… Are an all new rifle could be developed. In 2017 Lockheed's production was approximately 50 per year. The MK 48 Mod 5 ADCAP torpedo is an improvement to the MK 48 submarine launched torpedo. The Mk 48 Mod 0 is a gas-operated, air-cooled, fully automatic belt-fed machine gun. I don’t think so on both counts. Bolt rifle and belt fed while everyone else another caliber. Good thing it has a quick change barrel then. Rounds fired vs. hits on target. This case is an appeal by the Illinois Attorney General of a case from White County IL, where the circuit judge ruled that the FOID card requirement was unconstitutional in this particular case, where Ms Brown had a .22 cal rifle in her home and did not have a FOID card and was not a prohibited person. PCP Tactical, LLC. Except at this point, the only guys that are going to be toting these MGs aren’t the ones who normally have to worry about getting things, no matter where they’re at. I like it, reasonable recoil, its readily available. But Also, barrel length. See logistics. Question: which rifle platform do they use? Since they pretty much operate with what they hump in, ammo incompatibility seems to be a non-issue. Well according to some this gunm is the answer to Viagra. Americans have failed if we are ever in a “fair” fight. Any thoughts? As military/industrial projects go this project is way less than a rounding error. If a team in the field has a turn bolt in 6.5 CM, okay. The weapon can be fed from a loose belt, separate belt boxes, or clip-on ammunition pouches for 100 rounds. SOCOM did a pretty in depth trial between the 7.62NATO and the 6.5CM and found that, all other things equal, their shooters doubled their hit percentage at and beyond the 1,000 yard mark with the CM, almost purely due to wind calls. [7][8], This article is about the machine gun. Im betting this will be an “also has” configuration that I doubt will be used often. The Mk 48 has been developed in conjunction with the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), which has adopted the weapon and started its fielding process, beginning with special operations units. Raytheon’s MK-48 Mod 0 design can be used to distribute launchers about the deck of a ship. The Royal Navy elected not to buy the Mark 48, preferring to use the Spearfishinstead. American MGs have for decades had a stellite section or sleeve sometimes just at the chamber end, even in 7.62 NATO guns. Logistics is the key. The Mod 2 prototype is an improved version of the FN MK48 chambered for 6.5mm Creedmoor and it could be the Army’s next squad-level machine gun. The Mk 48 Mod 0 is a 7.62 mm medium machine gun used by both the U.S. Marines and U.S. Army special operations units in ArmA 2. I suspect it would seriously depend on whether the 6.5 CM barrels are either Chrome or Nitrided Lined. @ D Dave; thanks for the info vs. 7.62. The FN MK 48 Mod 0, adopted as a USSOCOM program of record in 2003, was developed from FN Herstal’s 7.62x51mm FN MINIMI® at the request for a compact and easily-maneuverable … Former SF weapons specialist, ’69-’76. FA makes a premium product. The aim was to produce a portable machine gun with the firepower of the M240 or M60. Mk 48 Reskins by Eki./Laertes. Those 7th century barbarians often outgun us. The FN MK 48 Mod 0, adopted as a USSOCOM program of record in 2003, was developed from FN Herstal’s 7.62x51mm FN MINIMI at the military’s request for a compact and easily-maneuverable machine gun in a heavier caliber. 4. ISRA Executive Director. wind drift…. The military operational forces drive OPERATIONAL *REQUIREMENTS. The weap… PS; The difference between 6.5 vs. 7.62 in a MG is probably very slight. recoil…. If everyone thought that way, the U.S. military would still be using .30-06 in all their rifles and machine guns, just as we did in WWII, rather than going to the 7.62 (which is not only marginally different, but also LESS POWERFUL than the .30-06) and the 5.56 (which is far less powerful than the .30-06). The main reason we went to 308 vs. 30-06, IMO, was because the Army isn’t like the Marines, where everyone is a rifleman first. uppers for AR15s, We can’t beat them because 1) they have the home field advantage in a guerilla/urban conflict 2) The Russians toughened them up for us 3) sorting out the bad actors from civilians is like sorting snakes, daveinwyo, you said, To be honest, I have always been a .308 guy. you can shoot at me with that thing from 1000 yards and I’ll shoot at you with an actual GP machine gun and we will see who cries uncle first. The classname for this is lae_mk_48_black. The ADCAP enhancement includes all digital guidance and control systems, digital fuzing systems, and pro-pulsion improvements which add speed, depth, and range capability. Tom, I agree with your comment on the supply chain. They didnt just thumb through a catalog, have a salesman come out and RIP through some ammo. My question is as those above mentioned is barrel life, MGs easily go through thousands and thousands of rounds per year. I thought the whole point was a more mobile, compact 308 belt fed for tighter environments & vehicle use. It’s quite a bit lighter-duty than the M240 –intentionally so– so the high-volume/sustained-fire (for a belt-fed) type use seems like a strain on its abilities. While heavier than the 5.56×45mm NATO M249 due to its larger chambering and heavier barrel, the Mk 48 Mod 0 is still 17% lighter and 8.4% shorter than the M240. The production of the MK 54 Mod 0 version will cease in the fiscal year 2020. [3], At the National Defense Industry Association’s annual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), which began on May 20 2019, FN has unveiled a prototype of its new Mk 48 Mod 2 machine gun chambered for 6.5mm Creedmoor. Then I shot it. Design and features of MK 54 lightweight torpedo. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency … American special operations forces are interested in acquiring a lightweight belt-fed "assault" machine gun, which would offer better range than existing weapons. The Test is called “Environmental Mil-Std.-810 Overview” and there’s Twenty-Four categories in the Testing to Qualify. energy…. On 21 March 2001, the USSOCOM approved the MNS/ORD (Mission Need Statement/Operational Requirements Document) for a new 7.62×51mm NATO lightweight machine gun (LWMG) to replace the M60E4/Mk 43 Mod 0 in use by United States Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) units. An answer looking for a question? I agree. How is 6.5 better than 7.62? And I’m getting another one. Your email address will not be published. The design is based on an early 7.62×51mm NATO prototype of the FN Minimi, modified to be a scaled-up version of the 5.56 mm Mk 46 Mod 0. I’ve always had a .556 and 7.62X39. 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