boots on the ground cover picture

The value of troops who can seize and hold ground, close with and engage the enemy has never gone away despite the transition to mechanized warfare, counter insurgency operations, and return to near peer threats. These have all influenced the development of the latest generations of infantry weapons and as the US looks at a possible calibre change the area is seeing a change that would set a direction in infantry weapons and tactics for the next half century.

This briefing will therefore look at recent developments in infantry weapons specifically including:

• An overview of the US Next Generation Squad Automatic Weapon (NGSAW) programme

• Recent assault rifle developments

• Sniper and precision rifle trends

• Mortar and Grenade Launcher activity

• A comparison of the two market leading pistols

• Trends in the support weapons – capabilities and performance insights.

If you are an existing Janes data services subscriber click here to access the full briefing.

Fill in your details to access the recording.

Webinar: Boots on the ground – An Infantry Weapons roundup This briefing will look at recent developments in infantry weapons