News|Industry News By Drew BryantApril 19th, 2022, theloadoutblog.com Earlier today, the U.S. Army announced that it will be awarding SIG SAUER the Next Generation Sqaud Weapon (NGSW) contract. The contract […]
News|Military News By Drew BryantApril 4th, 2022, theloadoutblog.com Last year, the Department of Homeland Security and the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division started an investigation into stolen military equipment from Fort […]
News|Industry News Recently, the U.S. Army has released a sources sought notice for 6.8 conversion kits for the M240B and M240L. The kit will convert the machineguns from 7.62x51mm to […]
News|Industry News It seems like 2022 has big things in store for optics manufacturer EOTECH. In late December the company announced that it would be expanding to two new facilities […]
News|Military Back in 2018, the German military began their search for a new rifle and optic to replace the G36 platform. There might be some dispute between Heckler & Koch […]
News|Military Recently, True Velocity announced a new strategic partnership with LoneStar Future Weapons in regards to the Next Generation Squad Weapons Program (NGSW). Originally, True Velocity was collaborating with General […]
News| Military The U.S. Army has confirmed the procurement of Barrett’s Multi-Role Adaptive Design (MRAD) rifle as their new sniper rifle. Also, know as the MK22. The $50 million dollar […]
Recently, FN announced that NATO accepted and standardized FN’s 5.7x28mm cartridge for its standard small arms portfolio. This puts FN in rare company of having a cartridge standardized to be used by NATO forces and allies. The new 5.7x28mm cartridge joins 9x19mm, 5.56x45mm, 7.62x51mm, and .50 BMG as standardized ammunition used by NATO.
News|Military Recently, Barrett Firearms announced that they have received their first order of Advanced Sniper Rifles (ASR) from US Special Operations Command. Barrett was awarded a $50 million dollar contract […]
News|Military Yesterday, Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy announced the removal or suspension of fourteen leaders at Fort Hood. Those leaders where either relieved or suspended after an independent […]
News|Military Brugger & Thomet ( currently known as B&T) makes one of the most sought after subcompact weapons systems on the market today. That is for civilian, military, and law […]
News|Industry News Back in September the US Army announced that it had awarded the contract for Direct View Optic to SIG Sauer and their TANGO6T optic. The new optic by […]
News|Military Last week, Glock announced That the U.S. Coast Guard has selected the Glock 19 MOS as its new service pistol. The new G19 will be replacing the SIG Sauer […]
News|Military FN America has recently announced that the U.S. Army has awarded the company a contract to produce and deliver new M249 SAWs (Squad Automatic Weapon) for its soldiers. The […]
News|Military A couple of weeks ago The United States Marine Corps selected Elbit Systems to design, develop and build a clip on weapon night sight for the Marine Corps. This […]
The US Airforce has official announced that is has begun to procure the first of approximately 125,000 new Sig Sauer M18 pistols. The Airforce announced back in 2018 that it would opt for the compact M18 over the full size M17 pistol as its next service pistol. The first M18 pistols where made available to Air Force Security Forces in May of 2019.