By Bob Owens
Almost all modern SWAT.ERT units use AR-15-based carbines, having determined long ago that 9mm submachine guns are inferior in almost every measurable way. Here, SWAT units hunt for one of the Tsarneav brothers responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing. All are armed with AR-15 carbines.
The Heckler & Hock MP5 submachine gun was state-of-the-art when it was introduced… 50 years ago.
That isn’t keeping the Lexington, Kentucky Police Department SWAT team from demanding ten of the museum pieces in a bid for new equipment:
This month, Lexington’s Urban County Government will begin accepting bids so it can buy 10 submachine guns, …read more
Source:: Bearing Arms