Much ado has been made recently about the US Army’s piss-poor performance in completing the evaluations of handguns in the Modular Handgun System contract. While yes, they should have completed the testing, it is fair to say that the Sig is even 3/4 as good as Glock, their $100,000,000 more worth it. Show More Summary
According to a recent article at Military.com, US Army spokespersons said in emails with the magazine that the Army would not be re-trying the Modular Handgun System competition between finalists SIG Sauer and Glock. This statement comes...Show More Summary
After 13 years of searching for the US Army’s next pistol, a successor to the Beretta M9 has been selected. However, with the selection of the SIG P320 as the M17 and M18 Modular Handgun System, many individuals in the industry haveShow More Summary
Glock Inc. says that the decision to select Sig to make the new Modular Handgun System was driven by cost, not performance.
Since the Government Accountability Office’s decision to reject Glock’s protest of the Modular Handgun System contract award to SIG Sauer, the GAO has released a statement. The 17 page document outlines not only the reason for the GAO’s decision, but provides insight as to the deciding factors in the MHS contract award as well. Show More Summary
SMYRNA, GA. – Jun 6th, 2017 The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied GLOCK, Inc.’s protest of the Army’s award of the Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract to Sig Sauer. The focus of GLOCK, Inc.’s protest was that the U.S. Show More Summary
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied GLOCK, Inc.’s protest of the Army’s award of the Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract to Sig Sauer. This post The GAO Denies GLOCK, Inc.’s MHS Pistol Protest appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Americas Despite the protectionist rhetoric coming from the Trump administration, Embraer is still confident that it can continue to make strides in the US market despite its Brazilian heritage. The firm is currently preparing its A-29 Super Tucano with Sierra Nevada Corp. for the USAF’s upcoming light attack aircraft experiment, which could lead to a […]
It is finally official: The SIG P320 will definitely be the US Army’s next service handgun. Soon after the January announcement of SIG Sauer’s win of the half-billion-dollar MHS contract, gunmaker Glock filed a protest on the decision with the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Show More Summary
Earlier this month, TFB relayed a report first posted on Military.com’s KitUp! site about the 3 major non-Army services – Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force – all accepting the M17 as their next service handgun. However, thanks to the...Show More Summary
The US Army has released the name of the unit which will be the first to receive the new M17 Modular Handgun System pistols produced by SIG Sauer, and that is none other than the legendary “tip of the spear”, the 101st Airborne stationed...Show More Summary
The US Army’s M17 Modular Handgun System, derived from the SIG P320 handgun, has crossed one of the final hurdles on the track to full replacement of previous service handguns (including chiefly the Beretta M9). The United States Navy,...Show More Summary
I’ve rather enjoyed the hub-ub over the recent protest filed by Glock on the XM-17 Modular Handgun System award to Sig Sauer. The community is all abuzz with rumors and speculation, mostly centering on how Glock would not likely have...Show More Summary
EAST ALTON, Ill. (February 8, 2017) – Winchester has been awarded as the ammunition supplier for the U.S. Army Modular Handgun System (MHS) program, considered one of the most important military handgun contracts in recent history. Winchester will supply Full Metal Jacket and Special Purpose ammunition in support of the MHS program. Show More Summary
SIG Sauer is not quite out of the woods yet regarding their recent Modular Handgun System contract win. Finalist Glock – who for many was the favorite to win – has protested the XM17 contract award. SIG won the MHS contract earlier this...Show More Summary
Newington, NH (February 3, 2017) – SIG SAUER, Inc. extends a special thanks to the industry partners who collaborated on the U.S. Army Modular Handgun System (MHS). The MHS request for proposal (RFP) was issued in August 2015 and was awarded on January 19, 2017 when SIG SAUER was chosen to field the replacement for […] The post SIG SAUER, Inc. Show More Summary
SIG SAUER, Inc. extends a special thanks to the industry partners who collaborated on the U.S. Army Modular Handgun System... This post SIG SAUER, Inc. Thanks Partners for U.S. Army Modular Handgun System appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
With SIG’s recent win of the $580 million dollar contract for the US Army’s Modular Handgun System pistol, many are asking just how the American outlet of the Swiss-German SIG Sauer could have won such a large contract, especially against what many perceived was the strongest contender, Glock. Show More Summary
Americas Sig Sauer has won out against eight other bidders to provide new Modular Handgun Systems for the US Air Force and Army’s Modular Handgun Program. Valued at $580 million, the contract includes the provision of versions of the P320 handgun, accessories and ammunition to replace the M9 handgun currently used by the service. Baretta’s […]
SIG SAUER, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army has selected the SIG SAUER Model P320 to replace the M9 service pistol currently in use since the mid-1980’s. Released in 2014, the P320 is a polymer striker-fired pistol that has proven itself in both the United States and worldwide markets. The P320 is the first