Category Archives: Military Equipment

Northrop Grumman uveils proposal for next U.S. Special Ops vehicle

story by: FoxNews.com photo courtesy of: Northrop Grumman Who says car racing isn’t a battle? Northrop Grumman has unveiled its proposal for the U.S. Special Forces’ next combat car, the Medium Assault Vehicle – Light (MAV-L.) One of several entries … Continue reading

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Elite Marine Corps units to field new pistols

story by: James K. Sanborn photo courtesy of: Dan Lamothe The Marine Corps’ elite special operations and reconnaissance units will field thousands of new .45-caliber pistols over the next four years, military acquisition officials confirmed Thursday. The service awarded a … Continue reading

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New Puma UAV well-suited for Marines

story by: James K. Sanborn photo courtesy of: defenseindustrydaily.com The Marine Corps is buying a new drone that can land and take off in water, unlike any other aircraft in the service’s unmanned fleet. The RQ-20A Puma AE, produced by … Continue reading

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U.S. Army places order for 24,000 M4 carbines with Remington

story by: Rob Curtis photo courtesy of: Cpl. Robert Thaler, USA It was bound to happen. The U.S. Army has been buying M4 carbines exclusively from Colt since 2002 (though the first Colt M4 contract was awarded in 1996). But, … Continue reading

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Marine Corps Awards $23.6 Million IAR Contract

story by: Dan Lamothe photo courtesy of: Rob Curtis The Marine Corps has taken the last major step to field the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle to all infantry battalions by the end of next year. Leaders recently awarded a contract … Continue reading

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New USMC pack could debut downrange by October

Story by:  James K. Sanborn photo courtesy of: USMC The Marine Corps’ search for a new standard-issue pack is complete. Officials have settled on a final design for the USMC Pack, which Marines will begin wearing downrange as early as … Continue reading

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