updated Sat. February 10, 2024
May 25, 2017
The subject of the 5.56mm round being underpowered came up at a May 17 hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee's Airland Subcommittee. Retired Lt. Gen. John Bednarek and retired Maj. Gen. Robert Scales Jr. testified at the hearing about the U.S. military's future small-arms requirementsÃâÃÂ ...
Task & Purpose
August 19, 2016
General Robert Scales On The Steep Price Paid By America's Infantry ... Gen. Robert H. Scales Jr. posits that had ground combat troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan been better armed, equipped, and supported, the extraordinary feats they accomplished in battle would not have been required, and theÃâÃÂ ...
April 3, 2015
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The ministry cited certain individuals, dubbing them “the knights of the Cold War,” like retired General Robert Scales who in March publicly made a call “to kill Russians,” and the former NATO forces commander, Wesley Clark, who a few days ago in Washington used the scaryÃâÃÂ ...
December 28, 2012
Gen. Robert Scales Jr., who served with Schwarzkopf and who wrote a history of the Gulf War, told host David Greene that the victory in Kuwait ... The general's "streak of independence" led him to reject some of the early plans for the Gulf War and to demand more forces for the effort, Scales added. And inÃâÃÂ ...