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A New U.S. Military Handgun? The Modular Handgun System

There have been rumors that the U.S. military will be soon adopting a new service handgun—the Modular Handgun System (MHS). Anyone with any familiarity with U.S. military procurement knows that nothing happens quickly. This is just a beginning of a very long process. While more likely than an invasion of Canada, it is not happening this week.

Keefe Report: Beretta Tries Again with the M9A3

Beretta, the maker of the standard-issue "U.S. Pistol, M9" for 30 years, has received word back from the U.S. Army that its Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) to the contract signed in 2012 for up to 120,000 pistols has been formally rejected.

Keefe Report: Two Horsemen of the AGlockalypse—Marine Raiders and the FBI

Glocks, in particular the Glock G19 in 9 mm Luger, just keep grabbing headlines and contracts within the military and law enforcement communities.

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.

The Keefe Report: I Was Wrong About the XM17

So, I was wrong. There was a part of me that did not think the U.S. Army was serious about selecting and actually issuing a new handgun.

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.

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.

MHS Update: Glock Protests SIG Sauer Result

It was only a matter of time. The first protest over the U.S. Army's MHS program is in.

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: “In Your Eyes”—Glock MHS Protest Rejected

Well, it’s official. The U.S. Army has given Glock it’s MHS mix tape back.

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