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|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 […]
Firearm|Firearm Accessories Last year, Flux Defense introduces the firearms community to the Flux Defense MP17. Which turned your M17/18 or P320 into a PDW platform. Giving the users the ability […]
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 […]
News|Industry News In a press release, Texas-based True Velocity announced its shipment of 170,000 rounds of polymer cased 6.8mm ammunition to the U.S. Army. This shipment of 6.8 ammunition is […]
Federal Is Awarded High Performance Ammo Contract For The US Army Next Generation Carbine Technology
News|Industry News Recently, Federal Ammunition announced a contract award to supply the US Army with high performance 7.62×51 NATO ammunition. The company will also be responsible for producing other innovative […]
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.
Recently, Surefire official announced the launch of their new muzzle device designed for Browning M2 .50 Cal machine gun. Surefire offers two versions of their new .50 Cal muzzle device. One muzzle device was designed for the military use, while the other was designed for the commercial market.
The Department of Defense has selected FN And Colt To Compete For Foreign Military Contracts to Produce M16A4s
Recently, the DoD has solicited both FN and Colt to compete for foreign military contracts to produce M16A4s. The DoD foreign contract is worth up to $383 million dollars. The M16A4s would be produced for U.S. Allied Nations such as Iraq, Lebanon, and Nepal. Estimated completion date for the foreign contract is April 2025.
L3 Harris & Leupold Awarded OTA To Provide Prototypes For The Next Generation Squad Weapon Fire Control Program
Last week, Vortex Optics announced that US Army had solicited the company to produce a prototype optic for the Next Generation Squad Weapon Fire Control Program (NGSW-FC). Now, L3 Harris Technologies and Leupold have been awarded an contract in partnership for the OTA by the US Army for the NGSW-FC also.
On Friday, Leupold announced the selection of Leupold Mark 5HD for the Army Precision Sniper Rifle Program. The Leupold 5-25×56 Mark 5HD riflescope officially joins Barrett’s MRAD to arm the next generation of Army snipers.
On Tuesday, Trijicon announced the selection of Trijicon VCOG (Variable Combat Optic Gunsight) as the Marine Corps’ Squad Combat Optic or SCO. Trijicon was awarded the $64 million dollar contract for the SCO. The SCO will be replacing Trijicon’s ACOG and Trijicon’s SDO that are currently in use in the Marine Corps.
Dillion Aero is a company well known for providing force multiplier weapons systems for the military. Now, Dillion Aero is stepping up the game with the Dillion Aero 503D which shoots .50 BMG.