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SIG Sauer CEO Discusses US Army NGSW Program

Much digital ink has been spilled over the last several years regarding the US Army’s NGSW (Next Generation Squad Weapons) Program. Most of the rifles/carbines and machine guns currently employed by America’s soldiers are not particularly modern, by any stretch. Today’s M4A1 has seen some notable updates and improvements, to be sure, but at its […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer CEO Discusses US Army NGSW Program appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, America, Companies, Military, Army, US Army, M4, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Rifles, M249 SAW, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapons


Textron Systems’ NGSW Prototypes Seen During Maryland Governor’s Visit to Textron Facility

A visit by Maryland’s governor, Larry Hogan, to Textron Systems’ Hunt Valley facility near Baltimore, MD gave us some fresh photographs of Textron’s new Next Generation Squad Weapon program prototypes. We have two photos, one of a Textron employee discussing the program while holding Textron’s NGSW-Rifle prototype and another showing both the NGSW-R and NGSW-Automatic Rifle […] Read More … The post Textron Systems’ NGSW Prototypes Seen During Maryland Governor’s Visit to Textron Facility appear...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Defense, Baltimore, Daily News, Larry Hogan, Textron, Rifles, Machine Guns, Textron Systems, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapons, Textron Facility, Textron Systems Hunt Valley


The T-Worx Intelligent Rail platform approved after U.S. Army tests – Some thoughts

NATO’s “Powered Rail Team”, consisting of 11 nations working on the common goal of bringing forward a STANAG (NATO standardization document) for a Powered Accessory Rail for small firearms, is starting to pay off. Pictured below: Scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) in the United Kingdom are continuing to work with a […] Read More … The post The T-Worx Intelligent Rail platform approved after U.S. Army tests – Some thoughts appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Nato, United Kingdom, Editorial, U S Army, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory DSTL, Future Soldier System, Next Generation Squad Weapons, Future Soldier Vision, Intelligent Rail, Nato Powered Rail, Picatinny Powered Rail, T Worx, T Worx Intelligent Rail, Powered Rail Team


US Army Claims New Next Generation Squad Weapons PON is NOT a ‘Reboot’

With the launch of a new draft Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) PON a couple of weeks ago, I suggested this might be a reboot of the Army’s flagship small arms programme. The Army has now responded to that suggestion. Last week during a question and answer session at the Association of the US Army’s Annual […] Read More … The post US Army Claims New Next Generation Squad Weapons PON is NOT a ‘Reboot’ appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Army, US Army, Daily News, Rifles, Association of the US Army, Ngsar, NGSW, Next Generation Squad Weapons