Semi-automatic technology is over 100 years old! Semi-automatic(aka Self loading)tech is not machine gun full-automatic tech, some firearms merely look similar. Civilian ownership of such firearms are a right, not a privilege.
Current "laws" suppressing ownership are blatant infringements. Having a semi automatic heart means you represent the unique freedom & liberty of America, and are standing watch over those sacred rights. I have this heart: How about you?
Monday, January 9, 2012
Army issues tender for multirole assault rifles (India)
Troops with INSAS rifles
Seeking to boost the firepower of troops to undertake conventional and counter-insurgency operations, the Army has issued a tender for procuring over 60,000 multi-role assault rifles. In the global Request for Proposal (RFP) issued to 34 vendors, the Army has stated requirement for a gun which has two barrels that can be used in different types of operations, army sources said here. For counter-insurgency operations, we want the guns to be equipped with barrels of 7.62mm calibre bullets, and for conventional warfare, we want the gun to fire 5.56mm bullets, they said. The multi-role assault rifles are being procured to replace the existing INSAS series of rifles from the Infantry battalions, they said....
Full story found HERE
------ Sounds like Indian Army wants to have it's cake and eat it too. It remains to be seen if the imaginary "super assault rifle" will see the light of reality...(S9)