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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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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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