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Old 06-24-2018, 11:34 AM   #121
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Default Re: "100 Years Ago Today" - Car Wars News

This beautiful vehicle still needs the single-barrel projectile weapon on the right and the Minigun-type projectile weapon on the left, however this restored Mega Destroyer is perfect.

YouTube - Megaforce Mega Destroyer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7lWqZ2QOJ8
Bob Lindenmayer
Published on Apr 3, 2018

Restored film used dune buggy from 1982 movie MegaForce.


The Mega Destroyer was produced as two Hot Wheels miniatures, and has been reprinted under different model names and color themes since 1982.

Hot Wheels Wiki - Enforcer
http://hotwheels.wikia.com/wiki/Enforcer


The MegaForce The Movie Fan Site is an excellent resource for the movie.

MegaForce The Movie Fan Site
http://www.megaforcehq.com
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Old 11-01-2018, 02:51 PM   #122
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Army sets sights on bigger, bolder, harder hitting bullets
https://www.foxnews.com/tech/new-arm...harder-hitting
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November 01, 2018

The 5.56mm round is being replaced with a 6.8mm round.

The 5.56mm M4A1 Assault Rifle will be replaced with a rifle that uses 6.8mm ammunition.

The 5.56mm M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) Light Machine Gun will be replaced with an automatic weapon that uses 6.8mm ammunition.
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Old 11-01-2018, 03:51 PM   #123
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Army sets sights on bigger, bolder, harder hitting bullets...
It will be interesting to see if they do it this time, or if this becomes another design study that isn't followed up on.
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