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Can we talk about the effects this could have on handgun doctrine for police and people who concealed carry if other manufacturers copy the body panel design that this uses?
>body panels can stop 115 grain 9mm at 10 meters
>115 grain 9mm will lose more velocity from trimming .5" off the barrel than it would from traveling 10 meters
>if this test was done with a Glock 17 or other full size handgun, then that means the body panels are capable of stopping bullets at the muzzle from a Glock 19, assuming a bullet will penetrate inside of 10 meters from the barrel length they tested and they didn't just test it at 10 meters
>anything less than a perpendicular impact, which is a very likely scenario on a vehicle, will result in a failure to penetrate inside 10 meters from the barrel length that they tested again if it does in fact penetrate inside 10 meters otherwise
>going with heavier 9mm bullets won't help because, as we've seen with AR500 body armor vs M193, velocity is king
>if the body panels can stop 9mm then they're also going to stop .40 S&W and .45 ACP from a similar size gun since you can expect a similar amount of energy except spread out over a larger frontal area which makes a bullet easier to stop
If other companies copy the body panel design that this uses, then what are the chances of us seeing a significant change in what people carry? Current vehicle body panels offer no protection whatsoever as even 00 buckshot from a shotgun can reliably penetrate a door despite each pellet weighing only 55 grains and being .33 caliber. Is .357 SIG going to make a comeback? Will 10mm stop being just a meme? Will we finally get a compact or subcompact pistol in 5.7x28mm?

Recommendation

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Going to a big gun show tomorrow with $800 in my pocket.

What should I be on the lookout for?

Already have decent AR, 45, and 9mm

>pic unrelated
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80% STEN

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I have been pondering lately about 80% firearms, there getting cheaper and more viable as time passes. You will mostly see 80% lowers/kits for pistols and ar's. and i keep coming to the conclusion of "how can we make it cheaper?". The short answer is the STEN design. the kits could sell for 500 giving room for profit margin. tooling and cost for manufacture would be less than 200. lower redesigned for 80% config. have a cool historical carbine for less then a built parts kit, and for pistol config have brace points.
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EDC Thread?!

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Freshly bought bois

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Japan weapon laws (Sasumata)

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Just bought this in Japan, and as far as I know the design is non-lethal. I can't really find anything specific law wise towards this. Does anybody here know anything?
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/MEG/: Military Enlistment General

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Unitit Stases Marin Crops Edition

Previous >>43224927

LYING ABOUT MEDICAL HISTORY = GOOD
LYING ABOUT CRIMINAL HISTORY = BAD

>IRC Channel
>implying anyone uses IRC
#MEG on Freenode
If you're on mobile look up AndroIRC for the app. Any questions, ask in the thread to get you set up.

Resources:

>https://www.reddit.com/r/CanadianForces/
For Forces info, obviously.

>Shadowspear.com
All around SOF website. Great info and run by former/active members of saigamarine's SOF unit. Mentor program. Also has forums for international SOF.

>Professionalsoldiers.com
For all Army SF info.

>http://www.corpsman.com
For Navy Corpsman info.

>http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/showthread.php?115180-MARSOC-Force-Recon
This is an all-inclusive thread for MARSOC/Force Recon stuff. Good site for Marines info too.

>http://www.uscg.org
For Coast Guard info. Good site, lots of vets able to answer questions.

>https://en.legion-recrute.com/
French Foreign Legion recruitment website, for you criminals, autists, and mercenaries.

>www.defencejobs.gov.au/
For info on the Australian Defense Force, and how you can shitpost on the world stage.

>https://www.airwarriors.com/community/
Naval Aviator forum with info on Navy OCS as well

Before you ask a question, check the FAQ
http://pastebin.com/Rx0nDuga

>Should I go Navy Enlisted Nuke???
No.
http://i.imgur.com/FZ0Q9q4.png
tl;dr: Long hard school, to do shitty work, and the job prospects are a lie.

Info on sf86
https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf86.pdf
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Who polices elite units?

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So imagine if a unit like Delta started acting like a criminal gang (ha ha, just imagine such a thing). Who goes in to arrest them, normal military police? Because I can imagine an elite unit being very tribal and take a dim view of one of their own being taken by pencilneck MPs. Or is there some super-MP unit for such occasions?
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/arg/ AR General

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Taiwan #1 Fuck PRC Edition

Old
>>43239749
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/kmg/-/k/ Meetup General

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Post your area code or town/city and if anyone match then you meet up with each other and plan for it
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