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The Sig Sauer P320 9mm Gun Is 'Safe to Operate,' States Army

Despite a recent Department of Defense report detailing accidental discharges and frequent malfunctions, the Sig Sauer P320 9mm pistol, adopted as the M17 and M18 under the Army’s Modular Handgun System program, is “safe to operate,” Army and Sig Sauer officials told Task & Purpose on Jan. Show More Summary

US Army’s New MHS Pistol Suffering Teething Troubles

A new report from the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) has revealed that the US Army’s new pistol, the XM17/XM18 Modular Handgun System has suffered from a number of failures during testing. MHS Suffering TeethingShow More Summary

You Can Now Buy the Glock Pistol That the U.S. Army Didn't Want

Task and Purpose, Jared Keller Security, North America Their loss could be your gain. The Army may have chosen Sig Sauer’s P320 for its Modular Handgun System program over Glock’s offerings, but that doesn’t mean you have to: Glock plans...Show More Summary

You Can Now Buy the Glock Pistol That the U.S. Army Didn't Want

The Army may have chosen Sig Sauer’s P320 for its Modular Handgun System program over Glock’s offerings, but that doesn’t mean you have to: Glock plans on releasing a civilian variant of its 9mm Glock 19 pistol to civilian buyers this month, the company announced today. Show More Summary

The Air Force Is Performing Intense Tests on the Army’s New Sig Sauer Handgun

Jared Keller Security, The testing is no joke. The Air Force is looking at the Army’s new M17 Modular Handgun System as a potential sidearm for its pilots, replacing the Beretta M9 and SIG Sauer P226 pistols. But those decisions require...Show More Summary

Sig Sauer Will Put 5,000 Of the Army’s New M17 Handguns Up For Sale

James Clark from Task and Purpose Security, But they could be pricey.  Sig Sauer, the maker of the 9mm P320 semi-automatic pistol that the Army recently contracted as the brand-new M17 Modular Handgun System, is looking to spread some...Show More Summary

XM17 arrives

According to Fox News, the Army’s 101st Airborne Division has taken delivery of the new Sig Sauer XM17 Modular Handgun System (MHS) pistols. The Sig Sauer 9mm XM17, and the more compact version XM18, are replacing the M9 as the Army’s service pistol. This is the first change in about three decades since Beretta’s M9 […]

An M17 MHS of Your Own – SIG Will Offer the Army’s New Pistol to Civilians

The US Army’s new sidearm, the SIG Sauer M17 Modular Handgun System, will soon be available for purchase on the civilian market. SIG’s Chief Marketing Officer Tom Taylor told Military.com about the decision, saying that about 5,000 of...Show More Summary

M17 Holster Unveiled as Safariland 7TS Variant

The first holster to be issued with the US Army’s new Modular Handgun System, including both the M17 and M18 pistols, will be a variant of the Safariland 7TS holster, featuring both ALS and SLS locking systems. The holster is the first...Show More Summary

101st Airborne Division fields US Army’s new modular handgun system

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) is the first unit to receive the Army’s new Modular Handgun System that began fielding the M17 and M18 pistols, Nov 28. “This is another 101st first,” said Maj. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commander. “Our 75-year legacy is full of landmark moments like this.”

U.S. Army Field SIG SAUER M17/M18 Pistols with 101st Airborne Division

Today the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) became the first unit to field the U.S. Army’s new M17 and M18 Modular Handgun System. This post U.S. Army Field SIG SAUER M17/M18 Pistols with 101st Airborne Division appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

Army’s M17 Modular Handgun System to Reach First Units in November

It has been announced that the US Army’s Modular Handgun System, the XM17,  will officially become the M17 and begin issue to units near the end of the year. The Army anticipates that the XM17 will complete the materiel release process, which ensures equipment is safe for issue, in November. Show More Summary

The Modular Handgun Has Arrived: SIG’s M17 at [AUSA 2017]

SIG Sauer certainly didn’t waste its opportunity to show off its win of the Modular Handgun System contract at the 2017 Association of the United States Army annual meeting, bringing not XM17 MHS prototypes, but full-fledged M17 and M18 MHS production (or possibly pre-production) pistols to the show. Show More Summary

The Marine Corps is following the Army's lead and looking to change its arsenal

The Army plans to start distributing its new Modular Handgun System, the Sig Sauer P320, to soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, this fall. The rollout would come less than a year after the Army awarded...Show More Summary

The Modular Handgun System in Action at Fort Bragg

The first photos of the Army’s new M17 Modular Handgun System in action have emerged. The photos, taken during U.S. Army Operational Test Command testing at Range 29 at Fort Bragg, show service personnel from a number of units getting trigger time behind the MHS. Show More Summary

New modular handgun system, Sig Sauer P320, in testing at US Army sites

Various service members will be at Fort Bragg over the next few weeks for testing of the new modular handgun system, the Sig Sauer P320, for the U.S. Army Operational Test Command based at Fort Hood, Texas. If fielded, according to officials, the new modular handgun system, also known as MHS, will offer improved durability

MHS GLOCK to COME TO MARKET: Glock MHS and BARRIER BLIND 9mm Ammunition Reviewed by European Security & Defence Magazine

The defense magazine European Security & Defence has published an article detailing for the first time Glock’s Modular Handgun System submission and its Federal-engineered ammunition. The article – part technical overview, part interview,...Show More Summary

The U.S. Army’s New Handgun Is in Big Trouble

Task and Purpose Security, Americas The pistol apparently fires when dropped. Since winning the U.S. Army’s coveted Modular Handgun System competition back in January, things have been less than smooth sailing for Sig Sauer. First, Sig’s primary MHS rival Glock lodged a protest with the U.S. Show More Summary

MHS M17 ALREADY Fixed P320 Drop Failure Issue; “Voluntary Upgrade” Pistols Will Receive MHS Triggers

Those who take advantage of SIG’s recently announced “voluntary upgrade” may soon be taking home a little piece of the Modular Handgun System program: The company evidently plans to introduce a new trigger design developed for the MHS...Show More Summary

SIG SAUER Issues Voluntary Upgrade of P320 Pistol

The M17 variant of the P320, selected by the U.S. government as the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS), is not affected by the Voluntary Upgrade. This post SIG SAUER Issues Voluntary Upgrade of P320 Pistol appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

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