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  • Grand jury indicts [London, Arkansas] physician on grenade charge. (NFA of 1934 violation)

    04/09/2009 8:25:51 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 14 replies · 1,124+ views
    Arkansas Democrat Gazette ^ | 09 APR 09 | BY LINDA SATTER
    Grand jury indicts London physician on grenade charge BY LINDA SATTER ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE Dr. Randeep Mann of Pope County was formally indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Little Rock on a single charge of possessing 98 unregistered grenades. Last month, Mann, 50, was arrested by federal agents after Pope County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from public works employees for the city of London who had stumbled upon a partially buried plastic bag in a wooded area. Inside the bag, buried 875 feet from Mann’s home, was a military canister containing the explosives, which were designed to...
  • Room for improvement in newest weapons

    07/14/2003 2:24:14 PM PDT · by demlosers · 28 replies · 1,707+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | European edition, Sunday, July 13, 2003 | Mark Oliva
    Duct tape kept some going. Zip ties did the trick for others. Needed: buckshot rounds. These were just some of the comments soldiers and Marines had for teams of researchers who fanned out across the battlefields in Iraq to find out which weapons were what the troops needed and which ones weren’t up to snuff. The war in Iraq tested not just the soldiers and Marines on the ground, but their gear as well. Two after-action reports from a Marine Corps Systems Command Team and an Army Special Operations Battle Lab collected comments recently to rate everything from uniforms to...
  • Troops who fought in Afghanistan list benefits, troubles of weapons

    08/04/2002 11:27:23 AM PDT · by demlosers · 59 replies · 1,056+ views
    Pacific edition, Stars and Stripes ^ | Sunday, August 4, 2002 | Lisa Burgess
    Part one of two ARLINGTON, Va. — Army infantry troops deployed to Afghanistan are struggling to keep weapons clean and in good working order, with soldiers particularly concerned about the maintainability and reliability of the M-4 carbine and the squad automatic weapon, according to an Army report on lessons learned in Afghanistan. But soldiers also are more than pleased with the performance of other weapons, such as the M-240B machine gun, which won a 100 percent vote of confidence overall. And troops often described a love-hate relationship with the same weapon, such as the soldier who called his squad automatic...