SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – Beretta ARX160 and GRX160

Beretta ARX160 5.56 x 45 carbine and the GLX160A1 40mm grenade launcher. 

Beretta’s ARX160 carbine is among several contenders in the U.S. Army’s competition (read ongoing saga) to replaced the venerable M4. There are many considerations an organization as large and diverse as the U.S. Army has to weigh; however, ceteris paribus, Beretta’s ARX160 is easily the most ergonomic carbine on the market. Compatibility with existing M4/M16 magazines, no tools required barrel changes literally on the fly, minimal lubrication required, no take down pins, ambidextrous controls and breaking the weapon down is easy and can  even be performed by O3s and above…

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