This is an amazing insight. Reducing the weight of guns. This article has introduced a new term (as most Americans do) and its called ‘Skeletonizing’. The article mentions that most gun are made using light weight steel or aluminium components. Reducing weight is probably not on the highest priority. Yet there is a market for them simply because you would be carrying it all day in the battlefield while evading sniper shots. What this means is that there is always a benefit to make things lighter.