Glock protests Modular Handgun System award; work to continue

By Courtney McBride / March 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM
The long fight to replace the Beretta M9 as the Army's sidearm may not be over, despite the issuance of a contract award earlier this year. The Army on Jan. 19 awarded Sig Sauer the contract for its Modular Handgun System -- a decision worth a maximum of $580 million, which the Army has characterized as "sufficient to procure Army requirements, other service requirements, and potential Foreign Military Sales requirements." The service selected the weapon from among nine bidders. One...

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