Winchester Awarded

Winchester Awarded $20 Million Army Contract for 6.8 mm Ammunition

Winchester, the largest manufactures of small-caliber ammunition for the U.S. military, has been awarded with a contract from the United States Army to develop and plan production for new 6.8 mm cartridges.

Review: SDS Imports 1911 A1 US Army

The word “classic,” when applied to pistols, often brings to mind the iconic M1911A1, a gun that nearly all enthusiasts would love to have in their collection.

U.S. Army Awards Winchester $13 Million Contract

The U.S. Army recently awarded Winchester, the largest manufacturer of small-caliber ammunition for the U.S. military, with a $13 million contract for the development of manufacturing processes for the 7.62 mm NATO cartridge.

I Have This Old Gun: Beretta 92FS & M9 Handguns

Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television's "I Have This Old Gun" to learn about the history and development of the Beretta 92FS handgun, which was adopted by the U.S. military in 1985 as the M9 service pistol.

Barrett Ships First MK22 Order for Army Precision Sniper Rifle Contract

Barrel Firearms has completed its first shipment of MRAD MK22 MOD 0 rifles for the United States Army Precision Sniper Rifle program.

M1903A4 Development: The U.S. Army’s Search for a Sniper Rifle

Despite the lessons learned during World War I, the U.S. Army lacked a purpose-built sniper rifle throughout the interwar period, even after efforts were made to develop one. The need became more apparent as World War II loomed, leading to the adoption of the M1903A4, with its developmental history explored here.

Sniping In Korea: 1950-1953

When U.S. forces rushed to stop the North Koreans from overrunning South Korea in 1950, there were almost no American snipers. As the battle lines stabilized, that would change, and the war would become ideal for the employment of well-equipped and well-trained snipers.

True Velocity Highlights 'Switch Barrel' Capability Of Its Composite Cartridges

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 Awarded $92 Million Contract for M240s and Receivers

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.

Winchester Awarded U.S. Army Ammo Contract

Winchester will act as a second-source provider for U.S. military small-arms ammo under the $37 million contract.

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