U.S. Army Contracting Command announced an agreement on March 31 to purchase nearly 3,000 MK22 Multi-Role Adaptive Design (MRAD) rifles from Barrett Firearms in the next five years.
The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) announced the acceptance of three new cartridges this week—two designed for use in rifles and the other for pistols.
The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), working closely with SIG Sauer, has completed a safety certification of the new SIG Sauer MG 338 Machine Gun, SIG Sauer .338 Norma Mag. ammunition and Next Generation Suppressors.
After a competition by six different companies, Barrett Firearms emerged as the winner of the USSOCOM's Advanced Sniper Rifle project.