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LITHGOW ARMS / WEDGETAIL INDUSTRIES - NEW AR

Post by N.Field » 14 Dec 2022, 7:02 am

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Post by MtnMan » 14 Dec 2022, 9:58 am

:sarcasm: Cool. How long to wait for a PTA?
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Post by wanneroo » 14 Dec 2022, 11:33 am

Looks like Lithgow has seen the light and realizes the AR platform is the path ahead.
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Post by on_one_wheel » 14 Dec 2022, 6:08 pm

Looks fantastic.
Obviously its targeted at a market that jumps through loopholes to be able to own high powered, semi automatic firearms with high capacity magazines specifically for the purposes of killing / wounding people.
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Post by Avok » 15 Dec 2022, 12:49 pm

Will be interesting to see if they actually get picked up by the police. Currently from what I know most units in Australia who require an AR use US made Daniels Defense AR-15s. There are a few units (Vicpol CIRT and SOG, along with some NSW unit) that also use Sig Sauer MCXs. Daniels Defense and Sig rifles are already expensive (Even before factoring in cost of importing), so it certainly can't be argued that going with US made rifles is cheaper than the Australian made ones...

Hopefully the ADF pick them up as well. Lithgow x Wedgetails showed off both an 6.8 AR and an 6.8 Aug at the recent Land Forces Expo, so who knows what they end up adopting in the future.
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Post by MtnMan » 15 Dec 2022, 1:27 pm

You talking 6.8 SPC?
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Post by Avok » 15 Dec 2022, 1:50 pm

MtnMan wrote:You talking 6.8 SPC?


6.8 from the recent US Next Gen Squad Weapon program, which given that Sig Sauer won, it would presumably be chambered in Sig's 6.8×51mm SIG Fury (Also known as .277 Fury).
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Post by JohnV » 15 Dec 2022, 8:01 pm

It's good to see a Military type arms industry starting up . We need to make more of our own weapons because you can't rely on other countries to supply you in times of trouble .
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Post by animalpest » 17 Dec 2022, 11:31 am

JohnV wrote:It's good to see a Military type arms industry starting up . We need to make more of our own weapons because you can't rely on other countries to supply you in times of trouble .


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