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In a sort of business coup for a small gun manufacturer, LWRC International based in Cambridge, Md., has cemented an agreement with the Anniston Army Depot to use its manufacturing facilities and civilian labor to build its rifles and carbines, including the 6.8 PSD, M6A2 and the 7.62 REPR.
Information about the deal comes on the heels of the Army’s industry for the improved carbine program which will lead to the manufacturing of potentially hundreds of thousands of rifles by one manufacturer.
“To alleviate the concerns or fears that the Army might have about our production capacity, we’ve entered into a teaming arrangement with the Anniston Army Depot,” officials from LWRC told Kit Up! during a visit to their offices last week. The depot has entered into public-private partnerships like this before, the company tells us, but mostly for large vehicle programs like Strykers and Bradleys.
A passenger screener at Philadelphia International Airport is facing charges that he distributed more than 100 images of child pornography via Facebook, records show.Just bear in mind, it was this guy's job to put his hands down the pants of little boys. The United States government paid him to do that. HIM.
Federal agents also allege that Transportation Safety Administration Officer Thomas Gordon Jr. of Philadelphia, who routinely searched airline passengers, uploaded explicit pictures of young girls to an Internet site on which he also posted a photograph of himself in his TSA uniform.
BENGHAZI, Libya -- U.S. Sen. John McCain, one of the strongest proponents in Congress of the American military intervention in Libya, said Friday that Libyan rebels fighting Muammar Qaddafi's troops are his heroes.Does any one else flash back to the dedication at the end of Rambo III when reading that?
We’re spending twice as much as we take in. Now, if you and I woke up one morning and saw a major cut in pay and our household budget started looking like that, after the initial panic (assuming we didn’t see it coming) we’d start cutting out things and selling off things and slimming and streamlining to survive.RTWT
LONDON (AFP) – A Royal Navy officer was killed and another seriously injured in a shooting on a British nuclear-powered submarine, police said, which was only halted when a visiting politician tackled the gunman.Military and police are the only ones professional enough to murder people and shoot themselves with guns.
Another member of the navy was arrested on suspicion of murder following the incident on Friday in the southern port of Southampton, officials said, stressing that the shooting was not "terrorist-related".
Gun permits are difficult to obtain in the Netherlands, but illegal automatic weapons and ammunition are frequently seized during drug busts.
NATO said Saturday that it was investigating Libyan rebel reports that a coalition warplane had struck a rebel position that was firing into the air near the front line of the battle with Muammar al-Qaddafi's forces.