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Save $1.8M Each Year on Weapons Training

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in ACME News, Gun Active Recoil (GAR®), Military, Press Releases, Realistic Recoil | 0 comments

You can save a ton of money using a weapon simulator. The key is having an ultra-realistic replica weapon trainer that looks, feels, and functions just like the actual weapon. The replica weapon must be able to train the same skills that gunners learn on the range. Students must be able to practice loading, aiming, trigger control, bursts, and adapting to...

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Windloading Force

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in ACME News, Gun Active Recoil (GAR®), Military, Press Releases, Realistic Recoil, US Air Force, US Army, US Navy | 0 comments

Remember riding in a car when you were a kid and you would put your hand out the window? You could hold your hand flat and zoom your arm up and down like an airplane. Or you might hold your hand flat against the wind, relax your arm and just let the air blow your arm back.  Those same airstream forces work on the barrel of a machine gun poking out from a...

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Machine Gun Malfunctions

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in ACME News, Gun Active Recoil (GAR®) | 0 comments

Machine guns are wonders of engineering. They handle hundred of rounds per minute and thousands of rounds over a lifetime. They deal with the massive heat and gas pressure as the rounds fire.  And, they operate in the toughest environments and can be exposed to shock, damage, or wear.  Really, they’re pretty dependable.  But, what happens when the weapon...

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Why Demand Realistic Recoil?

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in ACME News, Gun Active Recoil (GAR®), Press Releases, Realistic Recoil | 0 comments

Pull the trigger on any firearm and you will immediately understand Newton’s law about equal and opposite reactions. Recoil is an inseparable part of shooting. It instantly affects how you engage the target. And the effects are amplified for machine guns. Each machine gun round changes the lay of fire. Recoil makes the barrel on a .50 caliber dance as the...

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Operation Blended Warrior – ACME 2016

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in ACME News, Dynamic Motion Seats, Gun Active Recoil (GAR®), Press Releases, Trade Shows | 0 comments

ACME Participating in Operation Blended Warrior 2016 The National Training & Simulation Association (NTSA) is serving as the sponsor for a Live-Virtual-Constructive (LVC) special event otherwise known as Operation Blended Warrior (OBW) that is being planned for the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation & Education Conference 2016 (I/ITSEC...

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FIST2FAC: Future of Navy Combat Training?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in ACME News, Gun Active Recoil (GAR®), US Navy | 0 comments

For Immediate Release: April 11, 2016 By Warren Duffie, Office of Naval Research ARLINGTON, Va.—Lookouts on the bridge of the USS Michael Murphy (DDG-112) scanned the surrounding ocean. All seemed well—clear skies, peaceful waters, busy merchant ship traffic. Suddenly, a swarm of small fast-attack boats buzzed toward the destroyer. Within moments, a...

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