Originally Posted by Ricochet
It also seems that the Masada isn't doing well either, in the final testing phases. But as most of it is still in R&D they may have time to work out all the kinks. It'll be interesting to see what becomes the primary weapon of special operations units. I guess this means the army and the marines won't be dropping the M4/M16 anytime soon either.
same old same old..
nothing in the offing is "better enough" to warrant dropping the M4/M16, and frankly I can't see anything doing so for the foreseeable future.
Marginal increases in performance or reliability aside, all alternatives are little more than an M4 in a fancy dress.