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Weapons road show coming to South Korea

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 28, 2007

The Force Modernization Road Show will begin an eight-day tour of U.S. military bases in South Korea on Monday.

The show features demonstrations of military weapons and equipment, including body armor, infrared markers and optic sights. Some of the equipment has not yet been introduced to the U.S. military.

The show will include mockups and nonfunctioning versions of the XM25 25 mm air burst weapon, XM312 .50-caliber machine gun, XM320 grenade launcher, XM110 semi-automatic sniper system, M-16 rifles and M-249 automatic weapons with a variety of upgrades, and scopes and sights.

The Force Modernization Road Show is scheduled to stop at bases from July 30 to Aug. 7:

Yongsan Garrison

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday

Location: Main Exchange parking lot

Inclement weather: Balboni Theater

Camp Casey

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday

Location: PX/food-court area

Inclement weather: Digital Conference Center

Camp Red Cloud

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday

Location: In or around Mitchell’s parking lot

Inclement weather: CRC gym

Camp Humphreys

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4

Location: PX parking lot

Inclement weather: Building 644 on the CIF compound

Camp Carroll

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 6

Location: Parking lot in front of food court

Inclement weather: Community Activity Center

Camp Walker

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7

Location: PX parking lot

Inclement weather: Kelly Fitness Center


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