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They didn't go with a mini-gun but I still like their initiative.

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Someone mentioned actor Jesse Ventura in the movie "Predator." His character brandished an M-134 Mini-gun fed by an ammo box on his back. After the Soldiers had a good laugh over that thought, Staff Sgt. Vincent Winkowski asked why a gunner couldn't carry a combat load of ammo. He decided to pursue the idea.
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Now that's a slick idea! Hopefully others in theater will make improvised packs until the NSRDEC "cost-effective" version works thru the pipeline.
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Predator....more than a movie.....
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