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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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.
At SHOT Show next week, Federal Ammunition will display its new expanding .380 auto ammunition.
In a $10 million deal, Sig will manufacture the MK 248 MOD 1 and MOD 0 .300 Win Mag ammunition.
he Microsoft-based Integrated Visual Augmentation System will allow infantrymen to view 3D models of an attack objective.
Sig Sauer Inc. just released the civilian version of the U.S. Army's M18, the compact pistol that may be the most popular of...
Soldiers are now authorized to wear the coyote brown fleece cap while in combat uniform, if their commander approves it.
The Navy's top personnel leaders said Tuesday that they're open to considering allowing sailors to sport beards.