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Viasat, AeroVironment Team to Develop Enhanced Type 1 Encrypted Communications Capabilities for U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems

CARLSBAD, Calif. and SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2020 — Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, and AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced they will collaborate on a contract awarded … Continue reading

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The Israel Ministry of Defense has Delivered an Iron Dome Battery Developed by Rafael to the U.S. Army

Today (30.09.2020), the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO), in the Directorate of Defense R&D (DDR&D), of the Israel Ministry of Defense, delivered the first of two Iron Dome Defense System batteries to the U.S. Army. On this occasion, a symbolic … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Awarded $13.8 Million Delivery Order from the U.S. Army

Federal Ammunition Awarded $13.8 Million Delivery Order from the U.S. Army ANOKA, Minnesota – July 29, 2020 – Federal Ammunition was recently given a new $13.8 million delivery order based on its contract awarded in 2017 by the U.S. Army. … Continue reading

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Legendary U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Shooter Daniel Horner Joins Team SIG

NEWINGTON, N.H., (October 9, 2018) – SIG SAUER Inc., is pleased to announce multi-discipline World Champion Shooter Daniel Horner has officially joined the SIG SAUER Professional Shooting Team – Team SIG. Horner recently left the service of the U.S. Army … Continue reading

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Winchester Ammunition Awarded U.S. Army Order

EAST ALTON, Ill. (July 27, 2018) – The U.S. Army has recently awarded Winchester an $8.1 million order for 7.62mm ammunition under an existing “Second Source” contract.  The ammunition will be manufactured in Winchester’s state-of-the-art facility in Oxford, MS with … Continue reading

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Remington Awarded Army Carbine Contract

Huntsville, AL – Remington is pleased to announce the recent award of a contract to supply the US Army with Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) 5.56mm Carbines. This is the second significant award for 5.56mm carbines to Remington by the … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Manufacturers 5,000 M17-Commemorative Edition U.S. Army Service Pistols for Purchase

Newington, N.H. (July 19, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the limited release of the M17-Commemorative Edition of the U.S. Army’s M17 official service pistol, a variant of the SIG SAUER P320. The M17-Commemorative pistol shares the … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Brings the U.S. Army’s M17 to the Commercial Market

Newington, N.H. (July 18, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to introduce the commercial variant of the U.S. Army’s M17 official service pistol called the P320-M17. After one of the most rigorous and highly competitive review processes in the … Continue reading

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Winning Team from Annual U.S. Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competition Used MasterPiece Arms Chassis’

The 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) sniper team won the ninth annual event, which was held on Fort Bragg, North Carolina, March 18 – 22, 2018. Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Braman Comer, Ga. (April … 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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240 Years of Service To The Country!

HAPPY 240th BIRTHDAY U.S. ARMY

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US ARMY SEEKS IMPROVEMENTS TO THE M4A1 CARBINE

The U.S. Army has released a Sources Sought Notice, (W15QKN-15-X-7820) seeking a single vendor to bundle a laundry list of COTS aftermarket enhancements to its M4A1 carbine. The resulting product will be designated as the M4A1+ If I understood the … Continue reading

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SOF Experiences Yet Another Loss

While on a training exercise off the coast of Florida’s Panhandle, 7 MARSOC operators and 4 Army personnel perished when a UH-60 Black Hawk helo crashed in Santa Rosa Sound. The wreckage was located in 25 feet of water, and … Continue reading

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Our Position On U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Since the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the media has inundate us with baseless opinions, and what amounts to a public trial of Sgt. Bergdahl. Networks have brought in fellow soldiers to comment on Sgt. Bergdahl’s character, actions … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Is Looking At New Jungle Boots

Matthew Cox wrote a great piece for Military.com, 2 April 2014, “Army Starts Testing New Jungle Boots for Pacific” Confronted with over 12 years of combat in arid regions, jungle boots have remained unchanged since the Vietnam conflict ended.  I … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Restructuring Calls For Termination of Paratrooper Status For Some.

The 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, and the 508th Infantry Regiment will be making their final jumps soon as the U.S. Army wrestles with budget cuts. Both Pathfinders and Red Devils, two units with … Continue reading

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US Army Restructures Its Combat Organizations

This past June we spoke about a proposed 14% reduction in the U.S. Army’s size. Those changes have already begun and will see the U.S. Army shrinking from current levels of 500,000+ to 490,000 by  2017. The downsizing will put … Continue reading

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REVISION SAWFLY® SMALL-SIZE EYEWEAR SYSTEM AMONG TOP THREE ON U.S. ARMY APEL LIST

Like all other Sawfly glasses, the Sawfly Small features a lightweight frame, Comms-Compatible arms and interchangeable UV protective lenses. It’s also prescription capable with the Revision-developed, DoD approved Universal Rx Carrier. The Sawfly Small provides ballistic protection, exceeding ANSI Z87.1-2010 … Continue reading

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