Military Hardware, Gear and Equipment => Future / Hi-tech Equipment => Topic started by: the_13th_redneck on 20 September 2009, 13:39:29



Title: K-11 OICW
Post by: the_13th_redneck on 20 September 2009, 13:39:29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daewoo_K11 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daewoo_K11)

The Daewoo K-11 is either entering service right now as we speak or will be very, very soon.
It's the world's first OICW that's been entered into service.  The grenade launcher is fully integrated as is the electronic scope that can see at day, night and through smoke as well.

Here is a video:
ROK Army K11 OICW (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRvc85QK1gw#normal)

At 6.1kg, it is heavy, but it is not intended as a replacement for the line rifle (though some sources claim this to be true).  It is heavy, but it's not as heavy as the M249/FN Minimi SAW so it's not exactly the worst thing that could happen to a rifleman.
Some videos have compared it to an M-4 with an M203 attachment and how it is worse because of the weight etc., but negates the fact that the K-11 is a full rifle which is capable out of the box for designated marksman duty in all weather.

Issues regarding this weapon will no doubt materialize... probably mostly with the electronics.  It's been thoroughly drop tested but I doubt they tied it to the back of a jeep and had it dragged over rocks.


Title: Re: K-11 OCIW
Post by: Rattler on 20 September 2009, 17:34:25
your youtube vid shows a "Bad Request", maybe because it is censored?

Try just posting the link in front of the "&" character.

Rattler


Title: Re: K-11 OCIW
Post by: the_13th_redneck on 20 September 2009, 18:09:45
Fixed?


Title: Re: K-11 OCIW
Post by: Rattler on 20 September 2009, 18:16:31
yep

Rattler


Title: K-11 OICW
Post by: Koen on 23 September 2009, 16:34:00
info for all members: OICW: Objective Individual Combat Weapon