The HK416 is used by U.S. special-operations forces, including the Navy SEALs team that killed Osama bin Laden. Eric Ogden
Secrets Of The Navy SEALs -- Popular Mechanics
As the Navy SEALs celebrate their success in killing Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, they're also looking to the next-generation gear that will enable their future missions on land, sea and air.
Thick black smoke rises from a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Stunned neighbors mill around the 10-foot-high walls as the Pakistani military cordons off the area. the still-burning wreckage of a U.S. aircraft litters the compound yard. Inside the building, four corpses, shot dead, lie in congealing blood.
Itʼs may 2, and The world is learning that Osama bin Laden is dead, killed by a U.S. Special- operations unit during a nighttime air assault. The raiders suffered no casualties but crashed a helicopter, which they blew up to preserve its secrets. Bullets, bodies and well-orchestrated carnage: The Navy SEALs were here.
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My Comment: A lot of these secrets are not secrets anymore.