President Trump has directed the Justice Department to propose regulations to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks.
Guns and Weapons
The SASC approved the nomination of Kevin Fahey to become one of the top weapons buyers at the Pentagon.
The action was spurred by a Texas church massacre that killed 26 people last year.
Lt. Gen. John Murray testified before the SASC's Airland subcommittee on the future of Army modernization.
Mattis said he was once a skeptic about maintaining ICBMs in the nuclear triad, but he has changed his mind.
CMMG's MkG Guard pistol-caliber rifle is now safety certified to shoot the potent 450 SMC cartridge.
Defense Secretary Mattis said new low-yield nuclear weapons would be bargaining chips for arms deals.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will brief lawmakers Tuesday on the overhaul of U.S. strategies against major threats.
The Marine Corps is seeking what it calls the Squad Common Optic, usable with the M4 , the M4A1, and the M27.
The pistol the U.S. Army chose to become its new Modular Handgun System failed reliability requirements during testing.