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
Sig introduced the XFive about six months ago as the latest addition to the Legion series.