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Forum: Trigger Puller 03-10-2013
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Posted By Tukhachevskii
What do you chaps think of this beauty...

... the Lightweight Medium Machine Gun (http://www.gdatp.com/factsheets/A139_MMG.pdf) in a whopping .338 calibre!
Forum: Trigger Puller 05-03-2010
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Posted By Tukhachevskii
Yes, Fuller’s “byzantine prose” is definitely an...

Yes, Fuller’s “byzantine prose” is definitely an acquired taste although I must admit to having a taste for it. It brings out something of the era in which it was written with its post-war (WWI) fad...
Forum: Trigger Puller 05-01-2010
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Posted By Tukhachevskii
Wilfs comments jogged my memory and reminded me...

Wilfs comments jogged my memory and reminded me of Fullerís regarding the lewis gunís role in the platoon attack from J. F. C. Fuller, Foundations of the Science of War, Chapter VIII The Physical...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-30-2010
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Posted By Tukhachevskii
Yep, all good points. It was just meant as an...

Yep, all good points. It was just meant as an example if what could be done as a technique to replace SAW/LMG fire when needed without actually needing a SAW/LMG. More for me to chew over. Ta for...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-30-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
The following quote is from Doug Beattie MC An...

The following quote is from Doug Beattie MC An Ordinary Soldier (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ordinary-Soldier-Afghanistan-Ferocious-Impossible/dp/1847373763) which describes a contact by two Brit WMIKs...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-30-2010
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Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
Exactly. I understand the ammunition expenditure...

Exactly. I understand the ammunition expenditure problem but surely training/fire discipline will alleviate that to some degree. Lets take the following, admittedly simplistic (and, yes, somewhat...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-29-2010
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Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
Is this avalibale in the open source media?...

Is this avalibale in the open source media? (obviously "Soft Spots" isn't its true title, right:rolleyes:?)
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-29-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
Right. I'm with you now. That brings the...

Right. I'm with you now. That brings the pre-WWII plt with two Gun sections and two rifles sections into greater clarity. Did the gun section contain a single LMG (in which case having a...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-29-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
Wilf has intuited the matter correctly. I'll get...

Wilf has intuited the matter correctly. I'll get a full quote and paste it with a link to the book (not an AAR, my mistake) tommorow (and write up a fuller review for the "What are you reading"...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-29-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
This is precisely what I was getting at; its not...

This is precisely what I was getting at; its not what the GPMG/LMG/SAW can do but rather "what desired effects on target do we require?" that should determine weapon choice. I can't see 500rnds of...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-29-2010
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Posted By Tukhachevskii
This intrugues me. So am I right in...

This intrugues me. So am I right in understanding that once the gun group displaces fom its position the rifle group supports it with suppressive fire, presumably on the same target that the gun...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-28-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
So, essentially, the SAW/LMG offers a greater...

So, essentially, the SAW/LMG offers a greater deal of endurance in the fire-fight viz the IW which, when used properly, deliver point fires against PID targets while the LMG/SAW gets them out into...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-28-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
Sir, I think a lot of wht you've written,...

Sir,

I think a lot of wht you've written, stirring up a hornet's nest as you go, has helped to carify a lot of the issues for many (including myself). I have read that article and a few others...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-27-2010
Replies: 977
Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
Just for my own edification/education...

... could someone tell me why equipping all rifelmen with an IAR would be a bad idea? I remember reading the James Webb article for Marine Corps Gazette written referenced earlier and he suggested...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-26-2010
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Views: 302,041
Posted By Tukhachevskii
Interesting small calibre lethality study...

...looking at 5.56mm lethality in close quarters battle (http://wstiac.alionscience.com/pdf/WQV8N1_ART01.pdf) originally publiched in the Sept-Oct 2006 edition of Infantry Magazine.
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