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The weapons are going to infantry, scouts, combat engineers and special operations.
Soldiers, special operators and Marines in the near future will carry a first-of-its kind rifle and light machine gun.
The weapon has an advanced optic, shoots 6.8mm and will replace the M4 carbine and M249 SAW.
The Army is slated to pick the actual weapon in the coming months.