GAU-5 / A for emergency situations. In the US Air Force master the survival rifle


The fighter is assembling a rifle. First, he must enter the breech of the barrel into the receiver, and then close the side locks


For many decades, the US Air Force pilot’s wearable emergency reserve (NAZ) has been equipped with one or another gunshot weapons. Not so long ago, the new "survival rifle" GAU-5 / A was adopted. A significant number of such products were manufactured in the shortest possible time, and they had already managed to take their place in the NAZ.

New sample


In mid-2018, the US Air Force revealed data on the Aircrew Self Defense Weapon program (“Crew Self-Defense Weapons”), and also showed its result - the promising rifle GAU-5 / A. This product was intended for transportation in NAZ containers, due to which it was distinguished by its low weight and the ability to disassemble into components for optimal installation.

By that time, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) managed to complete the development and launch serial production of new weapons. The production was assigned to USAF Gunsmith Shop gunsmiths based at Lackland (Texas). According to the plans of 2018, the Air Force required 2137 new type of rifles.

Rifles GAU-5 / A began service last spring. The first operator of such weapons was the 3rd wing of the Air Force, located at the base of Elmensdorf-Richardson (pc. Alaska). First of all, the rifles were intended for pilots of F-22 fighters. Then, shipments of ASDW to other parts were reported.

GAU-5 / A for emergency situations. In the US Air Force master the survival rifle

Rifle GAU-5 / A disassembled

A few days ago, on February 14, AFLCMC summed up the ASDW project. In about two years, 2700 GAU-5 / A rifles were manufactured - almost 600 more than previously planned. The total cost of weapons reached $ 2,6 million. This completes the production. The needs of the Air Force are fully provided, and new "survival rifles" are not yet required.

It should be noted that the designation GAU-5 / A is not used for the first time. In the past, the CAR-15 Commando carbine rifle, designed for the US Air Force, had such a name. Subsequently, it was renamed to GUU-5 / A. After several decades, the “freed up” index was used in the current project.

The goal is compactness


Under the ASDW program, the customer required to create a 5,56x45 mm cartridge rifle suitable for combat at distances of up to 200 m. At the same time, it was necessary to ensure the possibility of placing weapons in the NAZ container for the ACES II ejection seat. If necessary, it was allowed to make the rifle collapsible - in this case, assembly before use should have taken no more than 60 seconds.

AFLCMC solved the tasks in the simplest way. The basis for the future GAU-5 / A took the existing M4 rifle. The original design was finalized using several components available on the market.


Product after assembly

The upper receiver, barrel and forend are made with connectors Quick Release Barrel (QBR) developed by Cry Havoc Tactical. QBR allows you to remove the barrel with the forearm and put it in a container separately from other parts, reducing the required space. The QBR system is based on two washers (on the box and on the barrel) with side locks that firmly hold the barrel and receiver. Removing or installing the barrel takes about 60 seconds. The use of QBR does not affect the performance of the gas exhaust system and automation in general.

The standard fixed pistol grip is replaced by the FAB Defense AGF-43S Folding Pistol Grip. In the transport position, the handle folds by turning back and fits under the butt, which reduces the height of the weapon, and also optimizes its contours for a more dense styling.

The upper edge of the forearm and receiver are equipped with standard trims. On the GAU-5 / A they are used to mount a removable front sight and sight. In order to reduce the dimensions, folding sights were used. Installation of other systems is not provided - due to restrictions on size, weight and firing range.

Otherwise, the "survival rifle" GAU-5 / A is no different from the standard M4. The latter adopts the lower receiver, complemented by the upper unified design. The bolt group and ammunition facilities also do not differ from the serial ones. The trigger mechanism received a firing mode with a cut-off of 3 shots - to save ammunition.


Rifle M4 (top) and GAU-5 / A in the configuration for laying in the NAZ. The gain in size is obvious

The collapsible architecture of the weapon made it possible to fulfill the main requirement of the customer. The GAU-5 / A rifle meets the requirements for firing characteristics, but it can easily fit into a container of limited dimensions. In the case of modern NAZ for ACES II seats, we are talking about a space of 16 x 14 x 3,5 inches (406 x 355 x 89 mm). The total weight of the NAZ is 40 pounds (18 kg). The rifle weighs less than 7 pounds (3,1 kg).

In a recent publication, AFLCMC showed how a disassembled rifle fits into a NAZ. At the top of the container is the main part of the weapon. Butt, handle and scope fold. Such an aggregate occupies the entire width of the container. Next to it are two pairs of standard stores with ammunition of 120 rounds. The remaining space contains the barrel with the fore-end and other components of the NAZ.

Together with the rifle in the container are other means of survival. This is a compact first-aid kit, various equipment, communications, pyrotechnics, tools, etc. With this kit, the pilot can ensure his safety, organize shelter and find food while waiting for rescuers.

Rifle carriers


Already in 2018, the air forces announced tentative plans for the deployment and use of new weapons. More than 2100 "survival rifles" were supposed to be included in the NAZ for tactical and long-range pilots aviation. "Carriers" of such weapons were supposed to be all the main aircraft of the US Air Force.


The same samples in assembled condition

GAU-5 / A was created taking into account the restrictions of the NAZ container from the ACES II chair. Such products are used on A-10 attack aircraft, F-15, F-16 and F-22 fighters, as well as on B-1B and B-2 bombers. There are about 1800 aircraft of these types in service. It was also specified that the new rifles will be included in the NAZ of other types of aircraft with ejection seats of other models. In particular, such weapons were intended for crews of B-52 bombers.

Attention should be paid to the fact that the initial plans for the purchase of weapons have been expanded. The year before last, they talked about the need for more than 2100 rifles, but in the end 2700 were made. The reasons for this are unclear. Perhaps we are talking about the need for arming the crews of aircraft of the Air Force, not related to combat aircraft. Also, one cannot exclude the desire to create larger stocks.

New opportunities


The purchase of "survival rifles" is not as noticeable as the acquisition of new aircraft of the latest generation, but it is also of great importance to the Air Force. In case of known unpleasant situations, the pilot must have a personal weapon for self-defense or hunting. Specific requirements are imposed on such a sample, the fulfillment of which can be quite complicated.

Adopted by the U.S. Air Force, the GAU-5 / A rifle in terms of combat qualities corresponds to the standard army M4. Thus, the pilot in an emergency situation has a modern and very effective small arms with sufficient ammunition. In this case, the rifle is disassembled and placed in a NAZ container and is present next to the pilot.

In fact, the GAU-5 / A is the first example of a survival weapon with this combination of characteristics. The previous systems, which were in service with the US Air Force, either had insufficient firepower, or did not differ in the convenience of transportation. Moreover, in recent years, NAZ did not include weapons at all.

Now the situation has changed. The new model was adopted, put into series and brought to operation. At the disposal of the pilots appeared a modern and effective weapon for solving various tasks in difficult situations. US Air Force pilots are mastering the new GAU-5 / A rifle and so far use it only on shooting ranges. And, probably, sincerely wish that they did not have to experience it in a real battle.
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  1. Alexfly 18 February 2020 18: 09 New
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    Great idea ...
    1. figwam 18 February 2020 18: 48 New
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      That's just how many more different names the Americans will come up with for the same M-16.
      1. Mister X April 2 2020 11: 55 New
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        Quote: figvam
        That's just how many more different names the Americans will come up with for the same M-16.

        In 1964, Colt was already developing a survival rifle.
        Also based on the compact CAR-15 SMG
        Toda requirements were slightly different:
        Weapons with 3 magazines of 30 rounds must fit in a case no longer than 15 inches (38 cm).


        Rifle for survival Colt CAR-15 Survival Rifle, 1964.

        VO recently published an article, "Stoner 63: A Carabiner for Survival."
        There is described and Colt CAR-15, which participated as a competitor in the competition.
    2. Vladimir_2U 19 February 2020 03: 45 New
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      As a hunting weapon, near zero, apparently a very great hope for the rescue service. Otherwise, the focus would be on shot / card weapons. And so hold out for two days, no more, or shoot for half an hour until there is support from the air, and then helicopters.
    3. Skubudu 19 February 2020 12: 09 New
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      How is the gas supply from the shortened gas tube to the bolt carrier implemented, is gas gas extended?
  2. lucul 18 February 2020 18: 19 New
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    Well, I don’t know - a fully folding butt and a shortened barrel will give more bonuses.
    And this is a prefabricated structure .... dropped the machine - it scattered)))
    1. dokusib 19 February 2020 11: 17 New
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      You can’t make a completely folding butt on the M16. Yes, and the barrel is greatly shortened only to harm weapons. It seems like the fixing unit was considered reliable enough, I doubt that the trunk will fall off from a simple fall to the ground
    2. Den717 19 February 2020 12: 43 New
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      Quote: lucul
      And this is a prefabricated structure .... dropped the machine - it scattered)))

      At the PC, the trunk fixing unit is so much primitive, but no one complained. Although the idea is hostile, but not bad. Anything better than the AKS-74u, and even more so the APS. I would also equip this machine with a silencer. After all, one of the enemy lines will have to get out, as an option.
      1. Andrey77 19 February 2020 13: 00 New
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        Is he going to hunt specially? He’s never a special forces, a simple flyer. He will hide until they fly after him. It’s going to get hungry for a couple of days.
        1. Den717 19 February 2020 13: 30 New
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          Quote: Andrey77
          He’s never a special forces, simple flyer

          Flyers are never simple. It costs the state so much that it is worth foreseeing all the issues of survival in aggressive territory.
          Quote: Andrey77
          He will hide until they fly after him. It’s going to get hungry for a couple of days.

          And if they don’t arrive? All the time until he is removed from someone else’s territory, he will be a tasty prey for those who raid him. With the current search and search tools, they will certainly find him if he is the target of the bites.
          1. Andrey77 22 February 2020 14: 33 New
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            In any case, he will be the goal. To use or not to use weapons is already for the flyer. Sometimes it is necessary, sometimes not.
            1. Den717 22 February 2020 19: 06 New
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              Quote: Andrey77
              In any case, he will be the goal. To use or not to use weapons is already for the flyer. Sometimes it is necessary, sometimes not.

              Katz offers to give up ?! laughing
              1. Andrey77 23 February 2020 11: 18 New
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                The flyer has brains (probably not for sure).
      2. Droid 21 February 2020 07: 57 New
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        Any worse AKS74U and even more significantly worse MP7 which is actually the very desired weapon.
        1. Den717 21 February 2020 08: 37 New
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          Quote: Droid
          Any worse AKS74U and even more so worse MP7

          The only thing left is to simulate the situation of demand for NAZ and experiment with real pilots. Listen to what they say. Are you a military pilot? I’m personally their infantry. I am more familiar than AKC relatives laughing
    3. prodi 19 February 2020 15: 57 New
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      really, strange, for amers, I even drank no attempts (under our AKC, or some kind of bulpap)
    4. Po-tzan 24 February 2020 21: 32 New
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      Quote: lucul
      Well, I don’t know - a fully folding butt and a shortened barrel will give more bonuses.
      And this is a prefabricated structure .... dropped the machine - it scattered)))


      Well duck there is a craft of stupid Americans. They simply didn’t think of doing better))))))
  3. Krasnodar 18 February 2020 18: 46 New
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    Cool Lyalyka
  4. author-words 18 February 2020 19: 12 New
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    M4 is generally not very suitable for NAZ, as it requires frequent thorough cleaning, which the pilot "on the run" is unlikely to be able to carry out. The gas outlet pipe is already very tender on the M4, and if it is still detachable ... In short, a pilot in the enemy rear will most likely have to use weapons, and such an unreliable unit is not suitable for this. In addition, it is more difficult to shoot from a rifle, which is sometimes also important (not a joke)
    1. garri-lin 18 February 2020 19: 49 New
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      Ammunition 120 rounds. It is quite possible to do without cleaning. There is nowhere to get more ammunition from. Shoot morally difficult. Milking these goals is better than a grenade.
      1. author-words 18 February 2020 21: 49 New
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        Quote: garri-lin
        Shoot morally difficult. Milking these goals is better than a grenade.

        I have not tried it myself, but I agree with you :)
      2. Jack O'Neill 18 February 2020 22: 03 New
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        A grenade, you know, is also not easy to kill, psychologically.
        The easiest in psychological terms, probably all the same x2 carotid arteries on the neck. It is enough to incapacitate one in order to lose consciousness in 5 seconds (depending on mass) and die from blood loss.
        1. garri-lin 18 February 2020 22: 15 New
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          Well I do not know. I have not tried it at all. But the purely psychological pressure of the trunk to the chin while sitting behind cover is an difficult act. But the enemy will rush with a grenade pressed to his chest already easier. But this is purely my opinion. A couple of the last cartridges of the enemy will not be taken. But a grenade can. Already not so insulting. Yes, and mortality is higher.
          1. Jack O'Neill 18 February 2020 23: 40 New
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            But it’s easier to rush at the enemy with a grenade pressed to his chest

            Maybe a little bit, knowing what awaits if you do not die. This may outweigh the fear of death. After all, it is better to try to take the enemy with you, rather than just undermining.
            At first I did not think about it ...
      3. Andrey77 19 February 2020 13: 05 New
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        A grenade in a plane is a potentially dangerous thing (more precisely, not a grenade, but its fuse).
      4. Dr. Hub April 22 2020 02: 20 New
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        Maybe the machine is not needed? A piece of soap and a rope)))) take up little space and weigh almost nothing))) Joke)))
        1. garri-lin April 22 2020 19: 21 New
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          120 rounds with proper training, cold crew and active pursuers are 2 or even three corpses of enemies. Rope and soap will not be able to. Also a joke.)))
    2. Lopatov 18 February 2020 20: 32 New
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      Quote: author-words
      In addition, it is more difficult to shoot from a rifle, which is sometimes also important (not a joke)

      There is a gun for this.
      1. author-words 18 February 2020 21: 43 New
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        They put both a machine gun and a gun in NAZ, are you sure? Previously, there was only a gun, as far as I know.
        1. Lopatov 18 February 2020 21: 50 New
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          They put both a machine gun and a gun in NAZ, are you sure?

          Absolutely.
          Gun in a "survival vest", a rifle in a NAZ in an ejection chair
          1. author-words 18 February 2020 21: 53 New
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            I am not special in this matter, but, as I understand it, a firearm is issued only during flights over the combat zone and during the war. Normally in our NAZ-7, NAZ-7M, NAZ-8 there were no firearms
            1. Lopatov 18 February 2020 21: 58 New
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              Quote: author-words
              I am not special in this matter, but, as I understand it, a firearm is issued only during flights over the combat zone and during the war

              Regarding the Americans with their cult of arms, I’m not sure.
              1. author-words 18 February 2020 22: 03 New
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                Well, these are subjective things. With their cult, however, after Browning, they are far behind in creating firearms. And here it is not a cult, but legal facts - if a pilot lands in a neutral country with weapons, he automatically becomes a criminal. And in another country they can even count a saboteur
                1. Lopatov 18 February 2020 22: 04 New
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                  Quote: author-words
                  if the pilot lands in a neutral country with weapons, he automatically becomes a criminal

                  laughing
                  1. author-words 18 February 2020 22: 05 New
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                    Explain your emoticon
                    1. Lopatov 18 February 2020 22: 12 New
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                      Quote: author-words
                      Explain your emoticon

                      The weapon does not matter.
                      Only the nationality of the pilot and the attitude of the country to the United States matters.
                      For example, a pilot who crashed over the North. Korea will be found guilty regardless of its availability. In turn, over South Korea, everything is exactly the opposite.
                      1. author-words 18 February 2020 22: 25 New
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                        Any detail matters. Suppose more realistic examples: 1) by attacking the IS or simply conducting reconnaissance, a US pilot falls into the territory of the ATS; 2) the pilot on the program "open sky" falls in the Russian Federation; 3) a helicopter pilot from the base of Guantanamo falls into Cuba. In any country, even in some US allied countries, there will be problems. For example: Turkey, Israel, Egypt. All of Africa, the Middle East, Asia - everywhere there will be legal problems that I pointed out. The weapon in the hands of the “victim” in such cases can play into the hands of the country of “landing” and become an instrument of diplomatic influence for them, as they say, they can “interpret intentions”
                        P.S. And stop putting me cons. Not ashamed?))
                      2. English tarantas 19 February 2020 21: 04 New
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                        And the pilot, falling by parachute, will be immediately welcomed with a hug? That he will not be able to throw off weapons, if necessary? And even if they meet him right away, a rifle in a container, not in his hands, a pistol in a holster, such trifles are very important for lawyers and usually solve a lot of issues. Also, the pilot is a serviceman, he is supposed to have weapons, as you wrote above, if the pilot is a friendly country, then he is an ally soldier, which means weapons in his hands mean nothing, if the pilot is an enemy, then what difference does it make, he’s an enemy anyway, if neutral, then he is a soldier and .... Well, in general, American pilots of military aircraft, on a combat mission over a neutral United States, are not catapulted.
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                Lad 18 February 2020 23: 13 New
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                That is, if a pilot in a combat fighter flew into a certain country, then this is nothing. But if he also has a gun or God forbid, or does he have a rifle, does that already make him a criminal and a saboteur? I really didn’t think that a firearm was more dangerous than an airplane.
                1. author-words 18 February 2020 23: 15 New
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                  Quote: author-words
                  Any detail matters. Suppose more realistic examples: 1) by attacking the IS or simply conducting reconnaissance, a US pilot falls into the territory of the ATS; 2) the pilot on the program "open sky" falls in the Russian Federation; 3) a helicopter pilot from the base of Guantanamo falls into Cuba. In any country, even in some US allied countries, there will be problems. For example: Turkey, Israel, Egypt. All of Africa, the Middle East, Asia - everywhere there will be legal problems that I pointed out. The weapon in the hands of the “victim” in such cases can play into the hands of the country of “landing” and become an instrument of diplomatic influence for them, as they say, they can “interpret intentions”
                  P.S. And stop putting me cons. Not ashamed?))


                  Here is the answer to your question, it is further in the thread)
                2. Andrey77 19 February 2020 13: 13 New
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                  In the USSR, the TU-134 crew was armed with three PM pistols - the Commander, 2 pilot, and navigator. The foreigners had no questions.
        2. The leader of the Redskins 19 February 2020 08: 15 New
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          I remembered. A documentary about the defense of Sevastopol. And one veteran recalled that many, during the collapse of the defense, fired. But the thought tormented him - could he? Not mentally, but physically - a small sprout, and the "mosinka" is so long!
        3. Andrey77 19 February 2020 13: 08 New
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          We have AKSU-74 in the chair. There is no gun.
          1. Lopatov 19 February 2020 13: 14 New
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            Quote: Andrey77
            There is no gun.

            1. Andrey77 19 February 2020 13: 22 New
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              Window dressing. Formally, he is. In practice, no one takes it - this is hemorrhoids reception-delivery. But yes, you are right - he is.
              1. Lopatov 19 February 2020 13: 36 New
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                Quote: Andrey77
                In practice, no one takes

                Well yes. Captivity is better.


                And in real life on the pilot of the Su-25 suddenly appears NAZ-IR helicopter
                1. Walking 20 February 2020 16: 24 New
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                  Familiar pilots flying on a Su-24 in combat sorties to Afghanistan said that they didn’t even receive AKSU, but AKMS, and fixed it on the suspension as best they could, as there was no standard.
                  1. Lopatov 20 February 2020 17: 35 New
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                    Quote: Hiking
                    since there was no standard.

                    Because the "standard" was only for helicopter pilots, NAZ-I.

                    Which is now replaced by NAZ-IR
                    1. Andrey77 22 February 2020 13: 52 New
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                      In addition to the state, they also take over the state.
                  2. Andrey77 22 February 2020 13: 51 New
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                    Logically the same.
  5. Andrey77 22 February 2020 14: 51 New
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    Are you not serious about thorough cleaning? Is M16A1 and M16A2 the same carbine?
  • rocket757 18 February 2020 19: 21 New
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    Convenient, compact thing!
    The main thing is to be reliable.
    1. Catfish 18 February 2020 21: 21 New
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      The main thing is to be reliable.

      Which in relation to the entire ARok family raises some doubts. request [Quote] [/ quote]
      1. rocket757 18 February 2020 22: 24 New
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        Maybe they are too smart, that's right.
        Their workmanship is up to standard, but simplicity is not their thing.
        The desire to make the perfect sweet of everything is not always justified and possible.
    2. Andrey77 22 February 2020 14: 53 New
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      Reliable help before arrival. No more. But compact - yes.
  • IL-64 18 February 2020 23: 38 New
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    A tourist's dream. And then you poke Toz-106 in a backpack and hermetic packaging, you know lol
    1. Andrey77 22 February 2020 14: 27 New
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      What is TOZ-106 a tourist's dream? I never understood people from the Hansa. Saiga-12K - yes, but TOZ ??? There is a 20 gauge, a locking unit from the KO-44 carbine, as far as I remember ...
      1. IL-64 22 February 2020 23: 55 New
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        I never understood couch experts with VO. The donor for TOZ-106 is MC 20-01. Actually, the iron from the TOZIC perfectly fits in the donor bed. Learn materiel, comrade
        1. Andrey77 23 February 2020 11: 13 New
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          You still forgot to specify all the ancestors of MC 20-01. :) Learn the materiel. As a result, come to KO-44, and maybe to Mosin himself. The history of MC 20-01 in itself is a blockbuster.
      2. IL-64 23 February 2020 00: 28 New
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        If the presence of two combat stops means that the locking unit from the HUNTING carbine made of a Mosin combat carbine, then .... That’s FIVE SCORES lol
  • Interdum_silentium_volo 19 February 2020 00: 18 New
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    A downed pilot will need weapons only when he is behind enemy lines and on enemy territory. On rare occasions, fight off wild animals. And this means the pilot is a priori in the minority. And even a machine gun will not save here. The most important thing in this situation is secrecy.
    So his weapon must be silent. An open fire contact for him to end in captivity or a severed head.
    With the same success, he can be given a pistol with PBS capable of automatic fire, subsonic bullets. For convenience, a pistol converter like: Micro RONI. Although in this case it is better than PP.
    1. Andrey77 22 February 2020 13: 55 New
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      It's better. But here's the catch - the pilot is not a commando and it’s not trained to shoot a pistol with PBS. Quietly shoot yourself. This is in addition to raising masking skills to the level of using PBS.
    2. Andrey77 22 February 2020 14: 01 New
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      Is not a fact. Open fire contact - do not even shoot at enemies, but release a rocket / false fire into the air. Or give a tracer. Show your where he is. Bring on yourself.
      1. Interdum_silentium_volo 22 February 2020 23: 36 New
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        If you didn’t know for signaling to yours, if anyone doesn’t seek any sound of a shot, you will not be saved by special forces skills, not by shooting a sniper or even by the ammunition of a machine gunner. So, it’s always in training pilots there was yes and there will be an emphasis on what to hide and wait for your own. And avoid fire contact whenever possible. And in the case of "and if" a weapon with a silencer, from which you are sure you will not have to shoot further than 100 meters (not to mention that the pistol and at 50 meters isn’t sure to work, I’m more likely to talk about PP with silencers), but most likely the distance will be closer. And that means you won’t feel the specifics, and I don’t see any problems mastering the shooting, but I won’t be able to blow myself.
        1. Andrey77 23 February 2020 11: 24 New
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          If you didn’t know, to give a signal to your own people.
          --
          Tell me. Mobile phone?
          1. Interdum_silentium_volo 23 February 2020 23: 52 New
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            Emergency radio station "Komar" R-855 since the shaggy years. Which can work as a radio station and as a beacon. Right now there is something better.
            Not recalling that 15 mm caliber signal cartridges and a rocket launcher are required for their shooting, an orange signal smoke, and a good old signal mirror.
        2. Andrey77 23 February 2020 11: 32 New
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          Aircraft hit point is known. Course and speed are known. Where the pilot roughly ejected is known. Well, why should the pilot make himself a James Bond?
          1. Interdum_silentium_volo 24 February 2020 00: 05 New
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            Again, the scatter is very significant, and those who shot you down also know the point of fall, which means the pilot must leave and hide. And the weapon just needs to hold out, and in case of an accidental "onlookers".
            So the navigator of the downed su-24 managed to avoid direct bullets (the second pilot Peshkov was shot in the air) and land in a more or less safe area. He was able to hide in the forest more often, having gone six kilometers inland to the mountain forests.
            Sergei Shoigu stated that the operation to search for and deliver to the Khmeimim base lasted 12 hours. The operation was carried out by Russian and Syrian special forces. They came thanks to the emergency radio station.
  • sen
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    The best option for this purpose is our collapsible air force ("Vintorez").
    1. Cympak 20 February 2020 13: 31 New
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      Even better SR-3MP "Whirlwind"
      Pros for the pilot
      - compact and light weight, disassembled / assembled
      - noiseless when using a silencer
      - bullets with high stopping effect and armor penetration
      Cons
      - after use wash up to clean
    2. Andrey77 22 February 2020 14: 43 New
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      BCC is a VERY specific weapon. With very specific ballistics. Under a very specific cartridge. Under which you need a very specific sight and not a very ballistic calculator. Is there nothing more for the pilot to do?
      1. Interdum_silentium_volo 22 February 2020 23: 56 New
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        Of course, I don’t think that the BCC that the SR-3m doesn’t seem like a good idea. But you will be surprised, but they don’t need a ballistic calculator (given that it is not), you can shoot from open sights, and most importantly you will have to fire at short distances, further than 100 meters, it makes no sense for the pilot to fire, he needs to leave if opened or to hide and not aggro if he wasn’t noticed. It’s hard to shoot, and you won’t feel the specifics of the complex.
        1. Andrey77 6 March 2020 11: 37 New
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          Then why BCC? Or have they riveted so many that there’s nowhere to go?
          1. Interdum_silentium_volo 7 March 2020 17: 08 New
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            Once again for those who read but do not remember:
            Quote: Interdum_silentium_volo
            Of course to me that BCC that the SR-3m does not seem to be a good idea.

            Above, I already wrote a fairly automatic pistol with PBS and subsonic cartridges. And even better, the PP of which created a whole bunch: AEK-919K "Chestnut" and PP-2000, etc.
            And the SR-3m is good because this one uses special subsonic cartridges (9 by 39 mm), lightweight and in disassembled condition almost does not take anything.
    3. Andrey77 6 March 2020 11: 35 New
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      The videoconferencing pilot has nothing to do? Let him play sniper!
  • Olya Tsako 19 February 2020 09: 55 New
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    They will behave badly, they will not need this props.
  • Alexfly 24 February 2020 12: 14 New
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  • monster 9 May 2020 20: 39 New
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    Write about NAZ. Russian, American, about NAZ Eurofighter is the same. Germany and France will also be interesting.