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Famas needs m203

Discussion in 'New Version Suggestions' started by SGT.Peelover, Sep 2, 2001.

  1. Peacefull

    Peacefull New Member

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    One might find more countries using riffle grenades than M-203s.
    Once again, please, valiant infil team, offer my famas some riffle grenades. :). This is a french gun and we froggies use riffle grenades.:)
     
  2. poaw

    poaw You used to sleep easy at night.

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    I'd like to know what StormCaller says about it. Since he does have firsthand experience with the M203.
     
  3. Snakeye

    Snakeye Mk82HD

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    I hope he also has some experience with rifle-grenades, so we have someone who actually can compare both systems, and not just describe one to us.

    Does anyone over here have real-life experience with both M203 and rifle-grenades?

    Anyway, I still see no problem adding RGs and keeping the M203. Both can(could) be used to their advantages in INF.

    At least an official word from the team on this topic would be interesting; it's been around quite a while, and many here think it's a good idea to add them..

    Snakeye :D
     
  4. Peacefull

    Peacefull New Member

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    All the french shock troops use RGs. I have not seen yet any french unit equipped with a M203. As an infantry conscipt (Troupe de Marine), I had to train with Famas/RGs.
     
  5. DarkBls

    DarkBls Inf Ex-admin

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    The question is when did you was in RIMA ?

    Because I'm 100% sure ther are some army unit who use M203 !
     
  6. Peacefull

    Peacefull New Member

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    I was in the RIMA mmmh, in... (shakes rust in neurons)... 95 or 96. I was using a Famas F1.
     
  7. DarkBls

    DarkBls Inf Ex-admin

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    In the past 5 years some stuff has chnaged about melee weapons. PRE-FELIN, FELIN in mind etc..

    But maybe RG are still used i don't know. I will ask to a friend of mine newt week from the 2nd REP (That is a real unit :D)
     
  8. jaunty

    jaunty If you disagree with me, you're wrong.

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    www.giat-industries.fr

    If you go into the site a little, you'll see a .gif file of a man aiming...drum roll... a FAMAS G2 with a rile grenade attatched!!!!

    He looks to be dressed in some sort of military outfit, but it could be a company promo picture, too.
     
  9. Puncher

    Puncher AFA member

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    Well I looked at it and enhanced the picture, as well as enlarging it. The person is wearing a simple black uniform, with a black beret. He is on some ship, where a rifle grenade does not seem to be too useful. Still, this could be a real soldier, since company promo shots are usually in a wooded setting, with a person wearing appropriate camo.

    [edit]Also, the ship is the background looks like a destroyer, so the ship the soldier is on is probably also a navy ship. Therefore I am sure this is an actual soldier, since a company shot would never be taken with such an expenditure of resources for a tiny picture.[/edit]
     
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  10. DarkBls

    DarkBls Inf Ex-admin

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    BTW the thing on the muzzle of the FAMAS is not a grenade but a rocket and it is not for an AP purpose.
    Furthermore did your remark the typical firing position ? It is because the recoil is very strong !
    WTF the navy do with Anti vehicules ammo on a ship ? (Pff Navy are just good to drink and screw :rolleyes: )
     
  11. RAZZ

    RAZZ aka FURY13RT

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    well the americans should be thinking twice about the stupidity of not arming their crews properly.
    they just had to haul back a destroyer that got bombed by terrorist in a rather old fashioned way.

    phalanx dosent work on stupid people with bombs :p

    sniper rifles arnt handy but a grenade launcher or any explosive will do. besides, its not like their worried about storage, lol
    just add it to the list of the most useless things on a ship.
    (the water below you, the sky above you, and the marines sitting in your hold :D)
     
  12. RAZZ

    RAZZ aka FURY13RT

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    side thought:
    rg can be used like a regular grenade right?
    and there is a universal version, correct?

    so why not just add it into the grenade loadouts next to the m-67
    one key throws it, the other attaches to to the muzzle of your rifle.
     
  13. striderteen

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    That is precisely what I want ; folding-fin rifle/hand grenades.
     
  14. DarkBls

    DarkBls Inf Ex-admin

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    BTW i'm all for a aimpoint, a M203 and RG for the famas.

    And I'm for a IR target pointer too. (for use with the future NVG)

    and bi-pod.

    So i will have a REALIST loadout... (Foreign legion rules)
     
  15. striderteen

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    Are you sure it's a rocket? Most RGs I've seen have pointy ends like that.
     
  16. DarkBls

    DarkBls Inf Ex-admin

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    Well I cannot answer. I'm not 100% sure.
    But according to me it is not for anti personal purpose.
     
  17. RAZZ

    RAZZ aka FURY13RT

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    I dont have a clue what that is.

    but are you sure it aint one of those rope tossing thinga-ma-gigies?
    (used to feed a small rope over to another ship, so they can feed a larger rope/hose. for when you need to refuel, tow, or dock large vessels)
     
  18. DarkBls

    DarkBls Inf Ex-admin

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    No !!!

    It is an explosive ammunition for sure. About that no doubt.
    It just the purpose which make me in trouble... Ap or not AP ?
     
  19. Domino

    Domino < Phoenix Rising >

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    I think Infiltration should stay true to it's pledge to realism and if a M203 launcher is available for the FAMAS then dammit put it in. Every attachment that is available to every gun in real life should be implemented, so what if everyone flocks to different guns, we need realism here folks.
     
  20. Puncher

    Puncher AFA member

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    Attachments are also used to set guns apart more.

    The grenade looks like it has a shaped charge inside from its shape. If the casing fragments well, too, it might be a dual anti-personnel/anti-vehicle warhead.
     

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