Steyr AUG

Australia’s new Rifle

Australia has announced what the new Army rifle is going to be. Presumably it will flow thorough into our armories.

After a few failed attempts, the Australian Army has finally decided on their next-gen rifle. They will be upgrading their Austeyr F88 (Australia’s Steyr AUG variant) to make is more modular, ambidextrous, lighter and easier to accessorize. New ammunition (presumably a modern 5.56mm load), an underbarrel 40mm grenade launcher and electronic control system will be developed alongside the rifle. The upgrade will be done by Thales Australia.

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Aussie troops in Afghanistan

via The Brigade

Interesting load out, especially on Steyr AUG.

Aussie Troops in Afghanistan

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Aussie Troops

via The Brigade

Nice shot of Aussie troops and the Steyr AUG.

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Friday Firepower – Steyr Aug Marksmanship game

via The Firearm Blog

I read The Firearm Blog everyday, today I found this awesome game. Be warned it is very addictive and also hard.

AccurateShooter.com discovered a fun web-based flash game based on the New Zealand Army’s marksmanship training.

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