Tag Archives: General Dynamics

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and Smith & Wesson Will Team To Meet The Army’s Modular Handgun System Challenge

As all of our readers know, the U.S. Army has a solicitation open, under Modular Handgun System, to replace the M9,M9A1 handguns. The competition is schedules to begin in January 2015, for 2017 delivery  to begin at a TBD date. … Continue reading

Posted in pistols, Weapon systems | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

General Dynamics and Singapore Technologies Kinetics Team To Produce Airburst Munitions For The U.S. Military

The 40mm airburst ammunition can be fired from existing US Army grenade launchers such as the Mk19and MK47.                         MK-19                                                                 MK-47 The munition uses a programmable timed fuse technology that computes and programs the detonation time into the fuse. Once … Continue reading

Posted in Ammunition | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

General Dynamics ATP’s MK47 40mm Grenade Launcher

While at SOFIC 2014, I had the opportunity to visit with General Dynamics. If you’re unfamiliar with the company you really should remedy that because they’re an amazing outfit. They’ve done a lot of work for us in the past … Continue reading

Posted in SOFIC 2014, Weapon systems | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

SWORD Looks Closer To Prime Time

SWORD, acronym for Sniper (Soldier) Weapon & Observer Reconnaissance Devices will be networkable with the addition of a smart device for display and communications. In its latest rendition, the system will enhance the warfighter’s situational awareness. SWORD is product of … Continue reading

Posted in ISR, Sniper Systems and Tools, Soldier Systems | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

General Dynamics Unveiled A New Lightweight Medium Machine Gun.

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products (GDATP) unveiled a new Lightweight Medium Machine Gun (LMMG) at NDIA’s Joint Armaments Conference, Exhibition & Firing Demonstration held in Seattle this past May. The new machine gun attempts to fill a gap that exists between the … Continue reading

Posted in Weapon systems | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Special Operations Force (SOF) Land Mobility

Posted in Mobility | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

USSOCOM Is Looking For New Radios.

The USSOCOM’s CAR (Capital Equipment Replacement) Program was implemented to finance a series of tactical and strategic acquisitions. Towards the top of that list is communications. As USSOCOM is increasingly tasked with spearheading the low intensity asymmetric effort, their reliance … Continue reading

Posted in Comms, Electronics, ISR | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

General Dynamics Delivers MK19’s To The U.S. Army

The Army has taken delivery of the first 85 of 650 MK19 40mm Grenade Machine Guns (GMGs) under an $8.7 million IDIQ contract from the General Dynamics (GD) Armament and Technical Products. GDATP was awarded the contract  in September 2011. … Continue reading

Posted in Weapon systems | Tagged , , | Leave a comment