Combat Rifles of the 21st Century: Futuristic Firearms for Tomorrow's Battlefields

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Today's assault rifles are soon to be made obsolete by a new breed of combat firearm currently being produced for the U.S. armed forces. Utilizing revolutionary high-tech components and firing exotic new ammunition, these superlethal weapons will make tomorrow's infantryman much more deadly than his contemporary comrade-in-arms.

In this book, Duncan Long gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the U.S. Army's Advanced Combat Rifle program. Besides showcasing the best of these futuristic designs, Long examines the astonishing gadgets and accessories being developed for tomorrow's rifles, from superaccuarte aiming systems to space-age helmet shields that project battlefield conditions on to an internal screen for a soldier's quick review. Exclusive photos and illustrations of prototypes and final rifle designs highlight the text. You won't believe how radically different thses futuristic weapons are in appearance from today's conventional firearms.

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Duncan Long is an internationally recognized nonfiction and fiction writer of countless books and magazine articles on weapons and warfare. He is a best-selling Paladin author, with more than 20 firearms manuals in print.

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