Hands-on experience: Senior Warrant Officer Russton B. Kramer, who has fought in Afghanistan and was awarded the Silver Star for his bravery for action in Iraq, says of the Army's standard-issue M4 carbine, "The reliability is not there."
A woman wearing her mask walks past an propaganda advertisement, center, showing a slogan "China, Move Forward!" in Beijing's Central Business District on a hazy day, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, center, and Maria Alekhina, left, arrive for a press conference while followed by a person in a chicken costume protesting the punk group - who have feuded with Vladmir Putin's government for years - Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Navy Capt. James Fanell, director of intelligence for the U.S. Pacific Fleet, said during a conference in San Diego that the war games last fall by People's Liberation Army forces show that China is preparing for a short war with Japan over disputed islands in the East China Sea. (U.S. Navy)
Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, in Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Ukraine's protest leaders and the president they aim to oust called a truce Wednesday, just hours after the military raised fears of a widespread crackdown with a vow to defeat "terrorists" responsible for seizing weapons and burning down buildings. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)