GUN After finally watching Magpul's Art of the Carbine videos

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  1. hsmith

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    I can't stand the phrase "weapons system" - it sounds like a terrible industry buzzword that infuriates me
     
  2. I guess calling it a rifle just isn't tactical enough.
     
  3. The Cable Guy

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    TACTICAL CARBINE
     
  4. Scrooge McDuck

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    I've always used the term weapons system but usually when referring to the SAW or crew served weapons.
     
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    annnnnd he's bant
     
  6. Ebtromba

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    or not. wait what
     
  7. Razardica

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    to me, a weapons system is any weapon with multiple major components auxiliary to the actual firearm
     
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    costa and that other guy are ex marines or something? hard to loose the jargon even if you are no long active
     
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    Haley is former USMC, Blackwater, and I think some other PMC (in the famous Blackwater Iraq rooftop shooter video, that's him; goes by "simplydynamic" on several forums). I can understand him using the term. I know nothing about Costa's background though.
     
  10. Floyd91

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    Costa is coastguard something or another if I remember right.
     
  11. Razardica

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    ya
     
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  13. copeland

    copeland smarter than you

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    Weapon System
    Weapon Platform
    Point of aim, point of impact
    operators
    et,al
     
  14. Razardica

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    POA/POI is pretty standard
     
  15. hsmith

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    the guns on a destroyer = weapons system

    the gun you carry around = rifle
     
  16. Razardica

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    M40 = weapon system
    M107 = weapon system
    M110 = weapon system
    M4 SOPMOD = probably weapon system

    gun you carry around = probably carbine
     
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    story behind that video
     
  18. SnakeEater

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    done with a rifle just like this
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    i believe it was a bushmaster
     
  19. Not possible. Only tier 1 weapon systems are capable of stuff like that.
     

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