Army Technology is using cookies

We use them to give you the best experience. If you continue using our website, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.

ContinueLearn More X

Future military rifles: alternative small arms technologies

For decades, soldiers all over the world have relied on rifles that fire NATO standard 5.56mm or 7.62mm ammunition. Recent conflicts, however, have highlighted inherent limitations for both regular and special forces units, which has spurred the development of alternatives that can meet emerging requirements. Grant Turnbull finds out what could possibly come next.


Go Top