MK-48 Mod6; Tag: MK-48 Mod6 DSCA Approves MK48 Torpedoes for Taiwan. A single hit can be lethal to players, so treating the Mk 48 like an assault rifle and firing on semi-auto or in short bursts is very effective. I, we, us really shouldn’t be part of the 6.5CM discussion. In 1971, USS Trigger (SS 564) tested the MK 48 variants by firing live warshot torpedoes. Have you ever been a part of an Aberdeen, Picatinny, Crane, SOCCOM or USASOC test and evaluation? I want one anyways. Not even the type of ammo, but it’s a smaller caliber and that’s a no-go for me. The MK 48 Mod 5 ADCAP torpedo is an improvement to the MK 48 submarine launched torpedo. To be honest, I have always been a .308 guy. The Mk-46 Mod.2 GWS incorporates new open architecture, fault isolation software and an embedded trainer. Being heavily based on the Mk 46 Mod 0, the Mk 48 Mod 0 features five MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rails (one on top of the receiver, one on each side of the forearm/handguard, one under the handguard, and one on top of the barrel), an integral folding bipod, and a tripod-mounting lug. Description: This addon adds two 'new' Mk48 Mod 0 reskins. Re-barrel a SAW for a cartridge with less drop, better ballistic coefficient, and improved accuracy over a 7.62 round. I seriously doubt it. Except at this point, the only guys that are going to be toting these MGs aren’t the ones who normally have to worry about getting things, no matter where they’re at. Now if everyone is carrying 6.5 CM…Especially Spec Ops. @ D Dave; thanks for the info vs. 7.62. The Illinois State Rifle Association is pleased to announce the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois will hear the case of: People of the State of Illinois v Vivian Claudine Brown. Not that I think that’s a bad thing. The weapon was developed for use by United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) units. Range…. https://www.fulton-armory.com/fultonarmoryusriflecal762mmm14-1-1-1-6-1.aspx. It’s quite a bit lighter-duty than the M240 –intentionally so– so the high-volume/sustained-fire (for a belt-fed) type use seems like a strain on its abilities. May 21, 2020 admin. That’s because the 5.56 is just a souped up .22. The Mk 48 is similar to the Australian Maximi, sharing the same idea of up-scaling an FN Minimi / M249. You can’t bake a cake with flower alone. Is it worth the expense of the research & development, adoption and issue for a large military? For those units, also chambering their MGs in the same caliber may make sense. We will keep you informed.. Richard A. Pearson The production of the MK 54 Mod 0 version will cease in the fiscal year 2020. Enough with the naysayers. SOCOM did a pretty in depth trial between the 7.62NATO and the 6.5CM and found that, all other things equal, their shooters doubled their hit percentage at and beyond the 1,000 yard mark with the CM, almost purely due to wind calls. Being heavily based on the Mk 46 Mod 0, the Mk 48 Mod 0 features five MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rails (one on top of the receiver, one on each side of the forearm/handguard, one under the handguard, and one on top of the barrel), an integral folding bipod, and a tripod-mounting lug. American special operations forces are interested in acquiring a lightweight belt-fed "assault" machine gun, which would offer better range than existing weapons. No dates for arguments have been set at this time. * they do this in part by studying *THREAT* (bad guy) capabilities, and determining the operational NEED to over match the threat. Trigger time with the Fabrique Nationale MK 48 MOD 1 at the Vickers Tactical 2 day Carbine/Subgun class Aug. 2-3 2008. Last thing we need is more expense in logistics for a new gun/round when we can’t even field a military that can beat a bunch of 7th century barbarians. The improvements to the MK 48 Mod 0 were also incorporated into the M249 series and is in service with USSOCOM as the MK 46 5.56x45mm machine gun. MK.48 MOD 0 Information NX cost 1 Day - 700 NX7 Days - 2,900 NX30 Days - 4,900 NX90 Days - 8,900 NXPermanent - 19,900 NX Restrictions None Popularity Below Average Features Pre-attached ACOG TA1 Scope Ammo capacity 100/100 Statistics Firing modes Automatic Modifications MagazineBulletsIron Sight The MK.48 MOD 0 is the NX-Standard variant of the MK.48. If civilian shooters had any reservations about the acceptance and longevity of the 6.5 Creedmoor, this should dispel them. As of 2012 Mk-48 Mod 6 was in service; a Mod 7 version was test fired in 2008 in the Rim of Pacific Naval exercises. Good thing it has a quick change barrel then. The US Navy is installing the system aboard LPD-17 class ships during construction. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. ©COPYRIGHT 2020, THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The design is based on an early 7.62×51mm NATO prototype of the FN Minimi, modified to be a scaled-up version of the 5.56 mm Mk 46 Mod 0. It will probably be better at penetration, also, when they develop armor-piercing (AP) ammunition for the 6.5 Creedmoor, but I haven’t seen any studies on that, and I’m not aware of any AP ammunition for it yet. Let ’em use whatever they want. They can also use … Question: which rifle platform do they use? This is silly. Once development is complete, existing MK 48 Mod 1 models can be configured at the armorer level to the Mod 2 variant or newest caliber with the addition of the upgrade kit and barrel conversion. Lockheed has been working on upgrades to the Mk 48 torpedo Mod 6 and Mod 7 – which consists of adjustments to the guidance control box, broadband sonar acoustic receiver and … The classname for this is lae_mk_48_mix. Well worth the price. Are we looking at the military/industrial complex that Eisenhower warned about? 6.5 creedmoor/.224 valkyrie and the like, doesn’t seem to me to be fitting for combat roles based on that. The use of M1913 "Picatinny" rails allows the fitting of various accessories from the SOPMOD kit, such as the ECOS-N (Enhanced Combat Optical Sight) red dot sight and other sighting or target-designating devices. The weapon can be fed from a loose belt, separate belt boxes, or clip-on ammunition pouches for 100 rounds. FA makes a premium product. As with the Mk 46, the Mk 48 Mod 0 does not have an M249-type magazine feed port, in order to save weight. It is a heavyweight acoustic homing torpedo with sophisticated sonar and a fuzed warhead. There are a total of four models in the Mk 48 family, with Mod 0 & 1 housing either 2 RIM-7VL or 4 RIM-162 cells, Mod 2 housing either 16 RIM-7VL or 32 RIM-162 cells. JW, I agree. For TTAGers who’ve handled the Mod 1 or other machine guns, do you think the 6.5 CM has the horses to replace the 7.62 round in range and downrange effectiveness? The threat capability currently overmatched existing MGs chambered in 7.62 NATO. With a new propulsion system and warhead, the MK 54 Mod 2 torpedo is expected to be delivered in 2026. The Mk-48 torpedo is designed to be launched from submarine torpedo tubes. The weapon is carried by all U.S. Navy submarines, including Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines, Seawolf-, Los Angeles-, and Virginia-class attack submarines. How is 6.5 better than 7.62? Once development is complete, existing MK 48 Mod 1 models can be configured at the armorer level to the Mod 2 variant, or another chambering, with the addition of the upgrade kit and barrel conversion. The prototype is styled as the FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM. now about the cm, no I think the 7,62×51 is better. The Mod 2 project was terminated and Westinghouse was contracted to manufacture 52 of the Mod 0 units. I don’t think so on both counts. I agree. If everyone thought that way, the U.S. military would still be using .30-06 in all their rifles and machine guns, just as we did in WWII, rather than going to the 7.62 (which is not only marginally different, but also LESS POWERFUL than the .30-06) and the 5.56 (which is far less powerful than the .30-06). Kind of curious about the longevity of the barrel. I thought the whole point was a more mobile, compact 308 belt fed for tighter environments & vehicle use. For the torpedo, see. One essentially unlocks a plain black Mk48 Mod 0 that BIS textured but never configged. Once development is complete, existing MK 48 Mod 1 models can be configured at the armorer level to the Mod 2 variant or newest caliber with the addition of the upgrade kit and barrel conversion. an adjustable stock for length of pull and cheek height; improved handguard with 3-, 6- and 9-o’clock positions with improved bipod; and. The prototype is styled as the FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM. (To fill an OPERATIONAL NEED). Tom, I’ll allow your ballistic edge of the 6.5 CR over 7.62 NATO. drop…. Sig Sauer, Inc. Of the five, three contenders will be picked in October 2019, for a more than a Year competition. [3], At the National Defense Industry Association’s annual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), which began on May 20 2019, FN has unveiled a prototype of its new Mk 48 Mod 2 machine gun chambered for 6.5mm Creedmoor. Mk-48 and Mk-48 ADCAP torpedoes can be guided from a submarine by wires attached to the torpedo. The aim was to produce a portable machine gun with the firepower of the M240 or M60. Billions of dollars and years later it’s deployed. The Mk 48 has been developed in conjunction with the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), which has adopted the weapon and started its fielding process, beginning with special operations units. Image courtesy of FN America. But Also, barrel length. Someone is going to see 6.5 CM and think 6.5cm… with much hilarity ensuing, .260 Remington is the better round. “I truly do not understand the need to change from a round that has worked for decades, to one that is only marginally different.”. Is the Mk48 being used out to such distances, though? energy…. The M-48 MOD-1 is the next generation of the popular original M-48 mask. tell you what. The Mod 2 prototype is an improved version of the FN MK48 chambered for 6.5mm Creedmoor and it could be the Army’s next squad-level machine gun. How do you like your bacon, crispy crunchy or burnt. Debuted at the 2019 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa May 18-23, the machine gun is part of FN’s response to USSOCOM’s qualification of the caliber last year. In addition, FN also holds current USSOCOM contracts for the MK 17 7.62-caliber carbine and MK 20 SSR precision rifle. While heavier than the 5.56×45mm NATO M249 due to its larger chambering and heavier barrel, the Mk 48 Mod 0 is still 17% lighter and 8.4% shorter than the M240. If so I want one. the 6.5 CM between 2,000 and 3,000 rounds, and worse still for the 6.5×284 Norma at between 1,500 and 1,800 rounds. The Mk 48 Mod 0 is a gas-operated, air-cooled, fully automatic belt-fed machine gun. Long range ammo for 6.5 weighs less than .308 and it had less recoil. The M60-based designs have a long history of insufficient reliability, however. Well according to some this gunm is the answer to Viagra. accuracy…. thank you Mr Pearson . FORUMS / Arma 3 / Addons and Mods / Addon requests / MK-48 MOD 0/M240 Bravo . As far as horsepower goes? The 6.5 CM is slower, but fire it on full auto and I don’t know if that will matter. Hence the 3 round burst. Rounds fired vs. hits on target. Not so fast. It will depend on who, how many, if any, militaries adopt it. “You went full Creedmoor man, never go full Creedmoor”, @Dutch – in the immortal words of Private William Hudson, “Game over, man…game over!”, “For TTAGers who’ve handled the Mod 1 or other machine guns, do you think the 6.5 CM has the horses to replace the 7.62 round in range and downrange effectiveness?“. (Photo: FN) FN America is showing off their candidate for the U.S. Army’s Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle. 5. So they went out and got a better MG and a better muntion for the INTENDED APPLICATION. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Improved version of the Mod 0 which began as a refurbishment program in 2006 and Mod 1 models replaced the Mod 0 entirely as of 2010. Your email address will not be published. On 21 March 2001, the USSOCOM approved the MNS/ORD (Mission Need Statement/Operational Requirements Document) for a new 7.62×51mm NATO lightweight machine gun (LWMG) to replace the M60E4/Mk 43 Mod 0 in use by United States Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) units. The military operational forces drive OPERATIONAL *REQUIREMENTS. Metals like stellite and inconnel are used to make things like rocket nozzles. Mod 3 is extremely compact, offering a potent weapon system which can be installed aboard combat vessels under 1,000 tons. Trials conducte… apples and oranges. Im betting this will be an “also has” configuration that I doubt will be used often. The Mk 48 can also be fitted with a vertical foregrip for increased controllability during sustained fire. My 6.5 x 284 Norma has always been labeled as a short barrel life cartridge. And it gets the job done. I’ve had a private theory for a long time, that SOCOM has a worldwide network of pneumatic tubes, which Umbrella Academy totally lifted. Are an all new rifle could be developed. PK and PKM machine guns using the 7.62x54R cartridge have a better range than a 5.56 AR or SAW. Home; Forums; Downloads; Script Library; Articles; Old news ; FAQ; Search; Login; Register; Lost your password? The Second is a mix of the two, it is a black Mk48 with some camo paint and some metal. Let the warfighter/evaluators on the pointy end make the call on the 6.5CM. Fabrique Nationale's division at Columbia, South Carolina (which also produces the M249 and M240 series of weapons for the U.S. military) was charged with production of the Mk 48 Mod 0. I just hope some guy in the field do not get butt-fucked because some guy behind a desk gets a bright idea. I love 6.5 – more accuracy and less wind drift than .308, with a flatter trajectory and more energy past 400 yards. 6.5 CM may have a niche in SOCOM, but I don’t think so as general issue. • GT-18 Salt Fog (By Similarity to MK 38 MOD 2) • GT-19 Dust (By Similarity to MK 38 MOD 2) • GT-21 Reliability and Tactical Life (By Similarity to MK 38 MOD 2) • GT-22 At-Sea Evaluation (PB-777) • Human Factors Evaluation 4 No safety-related issues . The FN MK 48 Mod 0, adopted as a USSOCOM program of record in 2003, was developed from FN Herstal’s 7.62x51mm FN MINIMI® at the request for a compact and easily-maneuverable … Will anyone on the receiving end be able to tell the difference? “How is 6.5 better than 7.62?” Debuted at the 2019 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa May 18-23, the machine gun is part of FN’s response to USSOCOM’s qualification of the caliber last year. And I’m getting another one. Americans have failed if we are ever in a “fair” fight. 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