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Old 02-10-2013, 10:25 AM
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Originally Posted by BadKitty View Post
Yep! M249 SAW with blanks - you can see the red flash suppressor adapter in the photo.


I am a civilian; but, once a year I help with field training exercises for a local Army unit by role-playing during the annual FTX. Usually I play an Afghan woman "friendly"; but, this time they let me play OPFOR (the enemy) and the Captain thought it would be funny to let me have a bigger toy to play with. The thing weighs 17lbs and they were really impressed that I was able to take off running through the brush with it!


I sure wish I could've shot it with live ammo!!


Here's a better photo of the SAW and you can see it in more detail:





BK
What base do you role-play at?
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