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The Keefe Report: Army XM17 MHS Pistol—It's Happening

Not only has the U.S. Army announced which units will conduct the next phase of testing and first field issue for the XM 17 Modular Handgun System (MHS), but other services have indicated how many units of the new pistol they are interested in acquiring.

The Keefe Report: Proven—The FN America 509 Pistol

Despite Internet rumors that FN America had submitted the FN FiveseveN pistol for the Modular Handgun System (MHS) trial to be become the next U.S. service pistol, the gun actually put forward by FN was a 9 mm Luger.

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: U.S. Army’s New Pistol

SIG Sauer’s P320 pistol is the winner of the XM17 MHS. American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach walks through the evolution of the selection.

Keefe Report: SIG Sauer Wins U.S. Army XM17 Modular Handgun System (MHS) Contract

SIG Sauer wins the big Army contract, the most important military handgun contract of our generation.

Keefe Report: Handgun Fit—The Five Percenters

Gun fit, of course, is extremely important with shotguns. If it doesn't fit you, you miss. But what about handguns? I have stood in gun shops and at gun shows across the country and it's a pretty common to hear, “This gun fits my hand.” But does it?

Winchester Named Ammo Supplier for the U.S. Army MHS Program

In support of the program, Winchester will supply Full Metal Jacket and Special Purpose ammunition.

Beretta Introduces the APX

After nearly five years of development, Beretta is finally bringing its APX pistol to the civilian market.

FN America Launches MHS Entry: The 509 9 mm Pistol

FN America has announced its newest 9 mm striker-fired pistol, the FN 509—the pistol that was submitted as the manufacturer’s contender for the U.S. Army's Modular Handgun System (MHS) competition.

M1152 & M1153: The Army’s New 9 mm Luger Loads

While much ink has been spilled on the “kinetic platform” (what most of us would call a “pistol”), when it comes to the adoption of the M17 MHS, there is one aspect that has not received much attention—the ammunition.

Fear & Loading: M9A3 Not Good Enough?

When the Army decided not to include the Beretta M9A3 in its search for a new official sidearm, the company made it available for civilian enthusiasts and Gabrielle de Plano, Beretta vice president of Defense Marketing and Operations, provided some interesting tidbits on the handgun recently.

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