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SIG Announces Relentless Warrior Championship Date

In March 2020, teams from each U.S. military branch will compete for the title of "Ultimate Warrior" at SIG Sauer Academy.

Winchester to Take Control of U.S. Military's Lake City Ammo Plant

Winchester will begin management of the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant starting in 2020, according to the terms of the new contract.

Federal Premium Awarded Frangible 5.56 NATO Ammo Contract

Federal Premium received a contract from the U.S. Army to produce $12.9 million worth of MK311 Mod 3 frangible ammunition.

Heckler & Koch Awarded U.S. Army DMR Contract

The U.S. Army will deploy the Heckler & Koch HK417, redesignated the M110A1, as its squad designated marksman rifle.

Pentagon Confirms Move to 6.8mm in the Future

Speculation surrounded FN America's unveiling of a 6.5 Creedmoor machine gun at the 2019 SOFIC conference. However, senior military officials confirmed to Shooting Illustrated that the focus for future weapon-system calibers would be on 6.8mm options.

U.S. Marine Corps Adopts SIG Sauer M18 Handgun

The 2019 budget estimate released by the U.S. Navy indicated that the U.S. Marine Corps will begin adoption of the SIG Sauer M18, the compact variant of the U.S. Army's widely issued M17 handgun.

WWII-Era Firearms Used during 36th Best Ranger Competition

In honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the 36th annual Best Ranger Competition featured the guns used by the Rangers to take the German defenses at Pointe du Hoc.

SIG Sauer M18 Sets New Reliability Standard

The SIG Sauer M18, the compact version of the M17, blew past the high water mark of 5,000 rounds fired with zero stoppages, setting a new standard in reliability.

The Thompson at Anzio: Last Stand of S/N 169807

The Thompson submachine gun, also known as the “Chicago Typewriter,” had a distinguished military career in addition to its Prohibition-era prominence.

New for 2018: SIG Sauer P320-M17

Sold as the P320-M17, the commercial model of SIG Sauer's M17 military service pistol will be offered for consumers starting in August 2018.

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