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U.S. Army On Track To Roll Out The XM17 Modular Handgun System November 2017

Last Friday, the U.S. Army announced its proposed roll out plan for the XM17Modular Handgun System (MHS). The first 2,000 guns will go to the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The remaining units will see their Beretta M9s … Continue reading

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GAO’s Decision In Contested U.S. Army MHS Decision

Readers following Glock Inc.’s protest of the U.S. Army’s MHS decision can read the formal GAO Decision below…

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GLOCK Releases Images of Its MHS Submission

  After loosing its protest, Glock Inc. has released photos of two pistols the company submitted for consideration in the U.S. Army’s XM17 Modular Handgun System Competition. The company submitted to models the Glock 19 MHS in 9mm & Glock … Continue reading

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GAO Denies Glock Protest of Army’s New Sidearm Pick

STORY BY: MATTHEW COX JUNE 5, 2017 The Government Accountability Office today denied a protest filed by Glock, Inc., against the U.S. Army’s decision to select Sig Sauer, Inc., to make the service’s new Modular Handgun System. In early January, … Continue reading

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Winchester® Awarded Ammunition Supplier for the U.S. Army Modular Handgun System Program

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 … Continue reading

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MHS CONTRACT AWARD GOES TO SIG AND ITS P320 FAMILY

The DoD announced on 19 Jan 2017 that SIG Arms has been awarded the Modular Handgun System contract putting to rest any scuttlebutt that Glock had it wrapped up. The X17, as designated by the DoD, will replace the aging … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Updates Its Modular Handgun System (MHS) Draft Request For Proposal (DRFP)

In an effort to more accurately reflect industry input, the U.S. Army has on 8 June 2015 amended solicitation W15QKN-15-R-0002, Modular Handgun System(MHS) Draft RFP and designated the “to  be selected” sidearm as the XM17. The full text of this … Continue reading

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Beretta Announces Its Entry For The U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System The Beretta M9A3

  The M9 has been in service with the U.S. Armed Forces for 30 years. Beretta has delivered 600,000 M9s to the DoD; with a contract in place to deliver an additional 100,000 pistols. To meet the Army’s Modular Handgun … Continue reading

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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

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Should The U.S. Army Replace The Beretta M9 ?

T.G.I.F. and what a week it was. This Friday’s shoot-the-shit topic is about the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS) or more commonly known as the quest to retire a tried and true venerable veteran, the M9 9mm semiautomatic service … Continue reading

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The USAF Modular Handgun System (MHS) May Still Survive.

In my days in the Navy, the issue handgun was a M1911, .45 ACP. You could hear it rattling as it came out of the holster but it went bang every time you squeezed the trigger. In fact, virtually all … Continue reading

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