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Marines unveil plan to modernize their small arms arsenal

Marines unveil plan to modernize their small arms arsenal

Marines could soon be carrying everything from custom-painted rifles and suppressors to lightweight tripods and plastic-cased ammunition as the Corps rolls out a massive small-arms modernization plan officials hope will give the service an edge on the battlefield for decades to come.

The Small Arms Modernization Strategy will focus on updating current weapons in the short-term and developing futuristic systems…

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