Way back in 1930, R.H. Kent proposed that a small bullet at high velocity would be as effective as the common 30-06. This report had the potential to change the direction of small arms development.
Range reports are a bit of a review for shooting facilities I find myself at from time to time. Silver Eagle Group in Ashburn Virginia is the first of the “Guntry Club” facilities I’ve ever been to.
TC 3-22.9 is the US Army manual on rifle and carbine marksmanship. Every shooter should be familiar with it and what it contains. Revised in 2016 using experiences from Iraq and Afghanistan, 3-22.9 is a fantastic starting point.
This is a review of the Small Unit Tactics manual written by Max Velocity Tactical. In short, it’s probably the best book I’ve come across on the topic.
During the SCHV trials, and performance testing of the AR-15. The Army did a study in 1959 that showed the little rifle to be a more potent combat weapon than the larger .30 cal.