In this episode Vic takes a look at the AAI Corporation’s entry into the US Army’s Advanced Combat Rifle Program. This is part of our series on the ACR rifles, be sure to check out the videos on the others.
The AAI ACR was one of four entries that took part in US military trials during the late 1980s to find a technologically advanced replacement for the M16. While the program proved a failure it pushed the bounds of small arms technology.
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The Armourer’s Bench is a collaborative effort from Vic Tuff and Matthew Moss. We will be bringing you detailed examinations of historic small arms from around the world. We will delve into the history, use and operation of the weapons using videos, blog posts and high resolution images to tell their story.