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Old 07-23-2017   #1
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Default Rifle weapons: development and procurement

Infantry weapon development appears in several threads here, although the featured book concerns British infantry rifle development and procurement.

Not my subject, but I came across a podcast (7 mins) reviewing 'Weapon of Choice' by Dr Matthew Ford. The prologue says:
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The process is examined through the lens of the series of new rifles adopted by the UK through the 20th century - the SMLE, No4 Enfield, SLR, SA80, and FN Minimi...... Ford presents his theses with a substantial level of detail and insight that I have not found elsewhere.
Link:https://www.full30.com/video/b1d2108...5b4b6b8e747427

The Amazon link has no reviews:https://www.amazon.com/Weapon-Choice...02f710b6d35965

Added later. There is a recent SWJ article that may be relevant on a US weapon:http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art...he-ar-15-rifle
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Old 09-10-2017   #2
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Good book. Ian's review is spot on.
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