Yesterday, Sig Sauer announced the United States Operation Command (USSOCOM) has completed a safety certification and purchase of the Sig MG 338 machine gun. The safety certification includes the MG 338, Sig Sauer 338 Norma ammunition, and next generation Sig suppressors.
Last week the French government approved the order of 75,000 Glock pistols for the French military. The contract also calls for holsters, magazine pouches, suppressors, ammunition, and cases. A contract that is worth $44 million euros or $49 million dollars.
Last week, the CIA released photos from Operation Jawbreaker on Twitter. These photos are simple in nature but speak volumes with their imagery. These photos released by the CIA show a glimpse into the government response after 9/11 attacks.
A British SAS Operator kills 5 terrorists with in seven seconds in a raid last fall. Two of the terrorists were wearing suicide vests and where planning on carrying out attacks when the raid happened.
On September 6th the Marine Corps awarded a contract of $250 million dollars to Harris Corp, to purchase binocular night vision goggles for the Marine Corps.
Recently, IWI official announced the introduction of their AR platform rifle, the ARAD. IWI describes the ARAD as highly reliable and modular battle rifle. The ARAD was designed for infantry use, special forces, and law enforcement officers. The goal of the ARAD was to build a modular battle rifle for dynamic combat scenarios with the capability to change calibers if need be.
Last week, the U.S. Army released the finalist for the Next Generation Squad Weapon Program. The Army was fielding prototype rifle and automatic rifle to replace the M-16. Three companies were chosen to advance with their prototype rifles. That was Sig Sauer, General Dynamics, and AAI/Textron Systems.
On Monday, the steps towards peace came closer when a U.S. Convoy showed a draft of the U.S.-Taliban deal to Afghan leaders. However, It is unclear if the draft was giving to President Ashraf Ghani and his team.
On Wednesday, the Russian Defense Ministry released a video showing the Okhotnik (Hunter) taking off, performing maneuvers and landing.
FN America recently secured a five year contract at $16.4 million to produce M240 receiver assemblies. The contract was awarded by Defense Logistics Agency to produced the receiver assemblies.
Last week, a platoon of Navy SEALs where pulled out of Iraq and redeployed back to San Diego for drinking while deployed and following allegations of sexual misconduct.
As, the Marine Corps prepares to fight in other climates outside of the Middle East, Alaska is becoming another potential place to prep for the next battlefield. Yes, you have read correctly…Alaska.
Lockheed Martin has won a $497 million dollar contract to equip the U.S. Army with High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) launcher and associated equipment.
Heckler and Koch was awarded the contract to supply the U.S. Army with new squad designated marksman rifle. The new DMR is set to replace the Knights Armament M110 that has been in military service since 2008.
MARSOC is considering consolidating its entire special forces unit to the East Coast. Marine officials say the move is to allow Marine Raiders to prep for future military conflicts against more sophisticated adversaries.
Back in May a Chinese company named Beijing Zhongzi Yanjing Auto Co Ltd. released a new armored vehicle at Beijing Civil-Military Integration Expo 2019.