Friday, August 30, 2013
A write-up of the Chinese M99 50-caliber Anti-material Rifle
The Chinese M99 50-caliber Anti-material Rifle was little known in the West until video clips of it being used by the Free Syrian Army in the current Syrian civil war were showing up in the Internet. The fact is that the M99 has been available since late 2005 and it is in use in anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden by the Chinese Navy and Marine Corps. Please note that the Chinese military has stopped using the idiom of PLA or People’s Liberation Army in its name about three years ago.....
Link to the rest of the article on the Bang Switch Blog