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True Velocity Extends Benefits of 6.8 TVCM Cartridge to Current Military Weapon Systems

'Switch-Barrel' capability offers ballistic advantages of 6.8 TVCM composite-cased cartridge beyond NGSW program.

True Velocity Extends Benefits of 6.8 TVCM Cartridge to Current Military Weapon Systems

With a simple barrel swap, this currently-fielded belt-fed machine gun was converted to fire True Velocity's 6.8 TVCM cartridges.

Texas-based ammunition manufacturer True Velocity has released a video detailing the performance advantages of its proprietary 6.8 TVCM composite-cased cartridge currently being evaluated by the U.S. Army in its Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) program.

Though True Velocity’s 6.8 TVCM case design was originally optimized for use in the NGSW-Rifle and NGSW-Automatic Rifle submissions designed by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, the video demonstrates the cartridge’s additional compatibility with currently fielded weapons including the M240B belt-fed machine gun, the M110 semi-automatic sniper system, and the M134 rotary machine gun...

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