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US Gives Troops 'Smart' Grenade Launcher

Pentagon sees it as a 'game-changer' for Afghan battles

(Newser) - They say a counter-insurgency war is won with hearts and minds, not weapons—but the new XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement System can't hurt. The US military's latest innovation is a grenade launcher that can fire explosive charges 2,300 feet—well beyond the accurate range of an AK-47 or... More »

NJ Cops Arrest Man With Weapons, Map of Military Base

Grenade launcher, lots of ammo in motel room

(Newser) - A man arrested today by authorities in north-central New Jersey today had a stash of weapons in his motel room that included a grenade launcher and hundreds of rounds of ammunition—plus a map of an undisclosed US military facility, the Newark Star-Ledger reports. Lloyd Woodson, 43, was armed at... More »

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