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Canadian Armed Forces get New Machine Guns

Canadian Armed Forces get New Machine Guns 26 January, 2020

The Canadian Government purchased 3,626 new C6A1 FLEX General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG) from Colt Canada.

The Department of National Defence procured As the current C6 machine guns were over 30 years ago, and it needs to replace those removed from service due to wear and tear and others that are reaching the end of their service life.

This acquisition supplements the 1,148 machine guns that were acquired in 2017, which featured a durable polymer buttstock instead of the current wooden style. The weapons allow soldiers to attach pointing devices and optical sighting systems.

Canadian Armed Forces get New Machine Guns

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