True Velocity, an entrant in the U.S. Army's Next Generation Squad Weapons system trials, highlighted that its composite-cased 6.8 mm cartridge can be employed in current firearms by simply switching out barrels.
FN America was awarded a contract valued at $92 million to produce more M240 machine guns and spare receivers for the U.S. Army, on top of the other contracts it was awarded last year.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program, a privatized entity that was formerly the Office of the Director of Civilian Marksmanship, is selling surplus M1911 and M1911A1 handguns from the U.S. Army in order to support its mission of teaching and promoting marksmanship.
True Velocity delivered more than 625,000 rounds of composite-cased 6.8 mm ammunition for evaluation by the U.S. Army.
The National Museum of the United States Army holds nearly 1,400 artifacts that tell the story of the fighting men and women of America through the ages.