The U.S. Army adopted a new semi-automatic pistol, the M17 as made by SIG Sauer, in 2017. Now, with production well under way, the guns are serving with American soldiers all over the world.
As reports of M16s failing in combat began to filter in, the U.S. Army scrambled to address the crisis, finding the solution in the most American of places—the world of comic books.
During this 75th anniversary since the invasion at Normandy, ARTV staff continues its look at the Men & Guns of D-Day.
SIG Sauer has announced the September Sweepstakes for the newly released M17 Commemorative pistol and M17 Collector’s Case.
Earlier this month the Chicago Police Department added several versions of the SIG Sauer P320 to its officially authorized duty pistol list.
Santa, in the form of the Army’s Program Executive Office Solider, came down the chimney with more than 2,000 XM17s. On Nov. 28, the first 2,000 or so of the Army’s new pistols were issued to the 101st at Fort Campbell, Ky.
We end this ARTV series with interviews with American soldiers who, as young men, fought to stop and throw back the Nazi onslaught . We also cover the M1 Garand, the Browning Automatic Rifle, the Browning Model 1917A1, Model 1919A4 and M1919A6 machines guns.
For the men of Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, the frozen foxholes in the Bois Jacques were where they defended the road from Bastogne to Foy during one of Europe’s coldest winters. Watch this third installation in American Rifleman Television's series on the Men and Guns of the Battle of the Bulge.
In this first segment on the Battle of the Bulge, American Rifleman TV visits the actual battlefield, covers in depth two of the guns used in the largest land battle ever fought by the U.S. Army.