BREAKING NEWS: USMC Begins Process To Issue M27 IAR to Every Rifleman; Issues RFI To Industry.

Just found this news at SSD and thought to share it with you here as well.

“This action comes after a short duration experiment last Fall during which, an entire Marine Infantry Battalion was equipped with the IAR instead of their issue M4s. The experiment was obviously a success.  At the time there was still no requirement but apparently, they’ve worked that out and lined up funding to make this happen.”

Read all at SSD right here!

Lance Cpl. Anthony A. Ayr, rifleman with 2nd Platoon, Company A, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, confirms his 100-meter zero with the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a three-day field exercise at the Verona Loop training area on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Dec. 3, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alicia R. Leaders/Released)