Kit Up is a military gear blog that reports on the changes -- both good and bad -- to combat gear, including guns, magazines, packs, knives and other essential kit. Our focus is on the weapons, ammunition and equipment that U.S. Army and Marine Corps infantry and U.S. Special Operations forces carry into the fight.
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Sig Sauer has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over its P320, on which the Army's Modular Handgun System is based.
The Army launched an effort in 2017 to equip M1s, Bradley fighting vehicles and Strykers with commercially available APS's.
Weapons officials recently trained members of II Marine Expeditionary Force at Lejeune on the new launcher.
Army Futures Command is evaluating three prototype designs for the NGSW.
Both services have earmarked money in their proposed fiscal 2021 budgets to buy Barrett Firearms bolt-action MRAD.
The Marine Corps just selected Trijicon Inc. to make the new Squad Common Optic the service plans to start fielding in 2021.
Air Force gunsmiths completed delivery of an M4-style carbine designed to break down to fit under most pilot ejection seats.
The $178 billion request is $4 billion less than last fiscal year's $182 billion request, according to Army documents.
The SMASH Fire Control system may eventually be mounted on the Army's Next Generation Squad Weapon
American Tactical Inc. showed off its new Galil short-barreled rifle (SBR) -- officially called the Galeo -- at range day.
The new 9mm M&P 9 Shield EZ is the latest addition to the popular Shield line, which was first introduced in 2012.
The Scout Light Pro line features a body and mount that allows soldiers to attach the light as close as possible to the rail.
Sig introduced the XFive about six months ago as the latest addition to the Legion series.
The new 240 FVS Machine Gun Suppressor is designed to drastically exceed special-operations forces' performance requirements.
The new MR920 line builds on Shadow Systems' original MR918 multi-role 9mm pistol design unveiled last year at SHOT Show.
The first thing you notice about the latest version of the Sig Sauer 365 is that the compact 9mm pistol has no front sight.
LWRC International demonstrated its long-awaited .45-caliber carbine Monday at the range day portion of SHOT Show 2020.
Colt Manufacturing Company LLC showed off the reintroduction of its .357 Magnum Python revolver at SHOT Show 2020.
The new machine gun has come a long way from the prototype that Sig unveiled at SHOT Show last year.
The Trijicon Ventus is the world's first handheld device with advanced wind mapping and wind detection.