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SIG Sauer Selected for Army Next Generation Squad Weapons Contract

The contract awarded to SIG Sauer for the U.S. Army NGSW contract encompassed an entirely new weapons system, complete with new 6.8 mm ammunition.

SIG Sauer Delivers NGSW to U.S. Army

SIG Sauer recently delivered its Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) system submission to the U.S. Army, consisting of lightweight high-performance 6.8 mm hybrid ammunition, NGSW-AR lightweight machine guns, NGSW-R rifles and suppressors.

Army Receives Final Shipment of SIG Sauers for NGSW System Testing

SIG Sauer recently delivered its last lot of firearms, ammunition and matching equipment for testing by the U.S. Army in its search for a Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) system.

Lonestar Future Weapons Allies with True Velocity for NGSW

Lonestar Future Weapons announced last week it has entered into a strategic partnership with composite-cased ammunition manufacturer True Velocity.

SIG Sauer Wins Army NGSW Contract

SIG Sauer has been chosen the winner of the Next Generation Service Weapon (NGSW) program.

Winchester Awarded $15 Million NGSW Ammo Facility Design Contract

Winchester was recently awarded a $15 million NGSW ammo facility design contract.

DoD Awards Winchester Ammunition $51 Million Contract

This is in addition to their original contract to manufacture 5.56 NATO, 7.62 NATO and .50 BMG cartridges.

The Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon

The lore filtered down from American ground forces in Vietnam—and later from those in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts—was that the M16 and its related M4 platform worked well when they worked, but sometimes failed spectacularly under various combinations of dust, dirt and heat.

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