While the M60 machine gun itself is still used by all branches of the US military, Navy SEALs will take advantage of two special types of the M60 for their purposes. The M60E3 is a lightweight version of this firearm and the MK43 Mod 0 is a type that was developed specially for Navy SEALs in the 1990s. The MK43 Mod 0 is special because it was developed to have a shorter assault barrel than the regular M60E3 and thus be more effective.
San Diego is one of the places that a good number of Navy SEALs call home, so it is not entirely surprising that the SEALs get involved in efforts that will benefit the city. Over the weekend, one such activity was scheduled — a cleanup of the Tijuana River Valley. The effort, spearheaded by Wildcoast, [...]
Groups designated to fight terrorist squads all over the world will make use of the MP5 submachine gun during their combat missions. This particular weapon is popular with Navy SEALs based on the fact that it is not only compact, but it will use a roller-delayed blowback system that can use a locked breach position to make the gun itself work. This can make the MP5 uses a series of locks and cams to make sure that it works at a higher rate of success than other machine guns.
Thursday night marked yet another unwanted mishap in the Armed Forces. An Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed into the USNS Arctic off the coast of Virginia during a joint Army-Navy exercise. There was one casualty and eight injuries; the identity or the branch to which the lone casualty belongs has not been released. According to [...]
Although the M14 is one type of rifle which isn’t used as predominantly in the military as it once was, Navy SEALs will still use this weapon when the occasion calls for it. This particular rifle uses magazines and is gas operated, giving it a very powerful range. Any Navy SEAL can find great accuracy over 500 meters with this particular rifle, which can shoot up to 750 rounds per minute. Any SEAL may choose to use this weapon in a situation that calls for semi-automatic fire power.
Navy SEALs and other deployed soldiers know for a fact that the possibility of being plucked from home to work in the middle of nowhere is part and parcel of the military life. An assignment or a transfer is always accepted with honor and dignity, but it does not mean that they do not crave [...]