Sig Sauer has won a $580 million contract for the Modular Handgun System including handgun, accessories and ammunition to replace the current Beretta M9 handgun.
Bids were solicited via the Internet with nine received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 19, 2027, US Department of defense said in a statement Friday.
The Army did not offer any details about what caliber the new Sig Sauer pistol will be.
US Armys new light-weight ballistic helmet system has entered production phase this month. The Armys next generation Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) system is intended to improve the warfighters lethality, mobility and modularity by optimizing Soldier protection while effectively reducing weight with the latest technologies and managing all lifecycle aspects of personal protective equipment,
Beretta has acquired Victrix Armaments brand (victrixarmaments.com) from Officina Meccanica Rottigni, an Italian company based in Cazzano SantAndrea (BG)
US Army has tested fired Miniature Hit to Kill (MHTK) missile, AIM-9X Sidewinder and Hellfire missile from its new Army Multi-mission launcher (MML). The interceptor missile is developed to protect forces on the ground by destroying incoming enemy fire from artillery, rockets, mortars, cruise missiles and even drones and aircraft,
CAE USA has won an over US$50 million contract from US Army to provide rotary-wing flight training instructor support Services. Under terms of the contract which was awarded for the transition and base one-year period, CAE USA will provide classroom, simulator, and live flying instructor support services for the US Army's Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) in USA
The US Army has sought proposals for biodegradable ammunition to be used for training purposes. According to the
Sig Sauer, Inc. was awarded on Sept
The United States has blocked the sale of $1.2-million (1-million-euros) worth of arms to Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdoğans security guards, following violence against protesters during Erdogans visit to Washington in May
The US Army will begin fielding the new Sig Sauer modular handguns in November following the successful trials this year. The first new XM17 handguns are scheduled to be fielded to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in November
The US Army will soon experiment using a 60 kW laser for air defence missions as part of its plan to integrate it on its High Energy Laser Mobile Test Truck (HELMTT). In April the army expects to receive new laser to integrate on its HELMTT, formerly known as the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator,
US Army will be deploying a fleet of 20 AH-64 Apache aircraft from the 1st Armored Division to Europe in February in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The 1-501st, also known as the Iron Dragon Battalion, will be deployed this February for a nine-month rotation
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