Tag Archives: PEO Soldier

PEO Soldier Releases The New APEL Authorized Protective Eye List

Please be advised that only eyewear on the APEL have been validated against Army requirements for ballistic fragmentation protection. Other commercial eyewear products, even if marked ANSI Z87.1 compliant, do not necessarily meet military impact requirements. Eyewear not on the … Continue reading

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PEO Soldier Integrated Head Protection Program Awards Revision 2 year Development-to-Acquisition Contract …

Essex Junction, VT, USA (January 8, 2014) – Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, wins a contract for PEO Soldier’s Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) Soldier Protective System (SPS). The 2 year development-to-acquisition program is to refine … Continue reading

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PEO Soldier’s Video “Shaping the Fight”

A well produced video that will give you insight into just one aspect of PEO Soldier’s mission in life – sniper systems.

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Kevlar Reinforced Garment Looks Good To Go…

The Army began issuing the kevlar reinforced garment back in June of 2011. The concept is to provide some degree of pelvic protection from improvised explosive devices and road side bombs. Since its initial deployment in June, the garment has … Continue reading

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Individual Carbine RFP (Update)

Readers following the Individual Carbine solicitation should be aware that the RFP is finally out. Please refer to my previous article for a link to the complete set of documents. It’s important to note that the RFP does not, in … Continue reading

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The Long Awaited Request For Proposal – Individual Carbine

The Request For Proposal for the Army’s Individual Carbine Program is out. The Final RFP was posted today, 29-June-2011. You can download the complete document here. We will be following this competition closely so look for more on the subject.

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The M4’s Reliability In Question

The M4 carbine traces it origins back to the M16A2 and some of its variants, Colt Defense developed it and has been in production since 1994, and in service since 1997. The M4 is a gas operated, magazine feed selective fire weapon. Its … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me There’s Something Wrong with My M4 Carbine…

Like the quests of El Ingenioso Hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha (Don Quixote), the U.S. Army’s Col. Doug Tamilio, PM for Soldier Weapons, moves forward in a quest for the carbine of the future. Much to Col. Tamilio’s credit, he is committed … Continue reading

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Army Launches Competition for New Carbine

ARMY LAUNCHES COMPETITION FOR NEW CARBINE PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (Jan. 31, 2011) – The Army has issued a draft solicitation to industry to provide a carbine that outperforms the current M4. Project Manager Soldier Weapons will conduct the carbine competition … Continue reading

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RESET’s RIPR

I first came across RIPR at the SOFIC Conference and was so impressed by it that I referred to it as “having the potential to revolutionize…” I stand by that remark without reservation or modification. RESET’s powered rail, know in … Continue reading

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