imschur Posted May 26, 2012 Report Share Posted May 26, 2012 U.S. Navy Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Crutchfield grabs an M16A2 rifle magazine during a sighting exercise at the Navy individual augmentee combat training course at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Chandler/Released The Army has ordered that soldiers may use only government-issued magazines with their M4 carbines, a move that effectively bans one of the most dependable and widely used commercial-made magazines on today’s battlefield.Despite the success of the PMAG, Army officials from the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command issued a “safety of use message” in April that placed it, and all other polymer magazines, on an unauthorized list.Read the rest of Matthew Cox’s report at Military.com. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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