Troops Complaining about the .223

October 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

I understand the frustration of both the American and British troops who are engaging in firefights in mountainous terrain.  The problem is mountain warfare is a lot like the trench fighting of WWI.  Long range marksmanship is essential and is something that our troops, with the exception of the US Marines have gotten away from.  Most of their training over the last several years has been close combat. It does not matter what ammo they use if they can not hit what they are aiming at. I think the key here is to put them through more long range rifle training. Read more