Courtesy of The Duffel Blog and it's outstandingly caustic and satirical 'journos'.
US forces haven't conducted a bayonet charge in quite some time, and that might be because the M9 and OKC-3S aren't sufficient for the task - as a result, the DoD has finally upgraded the oldest weapon remaining in our inventory.
That's correct: DOD has announced the (initially) limited deployment of the IMPBTB (Inverted Multi-Purpose Ballistic Tomahawk Bayonet). The initial IMPBTB issue will go to SOF units (as might be expected) but long-term is expected to be issued out to every rifle in the inventory (at least those with a Pic rail, the MIL-STD-1913 rail or even the STANAG 2324 rail).
“The IMBTB is a combination of military hardware in one sleek and deadly package. It was designed to fit nearly all of a soldier’s combat needs while remaining somewhat unobtrusive and tactical,” said Major General John Manning of Army Research, Development and Engineering Command..."