Rheinmetall Introduces the Squad Support Weapon

Rheinmetall Squad Support Weapon (Rheinmetall) This week at Eurosatory 2022, Rheinmetall showcased a surprise, not their first tank the KF-51 or their unmanned ground vehicle that can launch loitering missiles, but the Squad Support Weapon or SSW40. It appears that the SSW40 is a matured version of the Hydra, a prototype automatic magazine-fedRead More →

Australia’s Lithgow Arms Launches Defense Industry Collaboration Center

Thales Australia’s Lithgow Arms business in regional New South Wales has thrown open its doors – establishing a Small Arms Collaboration and Cooperation Centre (C3) to support and help grow the capabilities of its Australian SME and industrial partners. The C3, housed inside the Lithgow Arms small arms factory, is designedRead More →

Winchester Ammunition Awarded $51 Million DoD Contract Addition

Winchester Ammunition have been awarded a contract modification by the US Department of Defense for continued production of 5.56x45mm, 7.62x51mm and .50 caliber ammunition. The work is set to be carried out at Winchester’s Oxford, Mississippi facility. Oxford is Winchester Ammunition’s primary facility for the production of military caliber ammunition. ItRead More →

Wilson Combat Acquires New Ultralight Arms

Wilson Combat Acquires New Ultralight Arms New Ultralight Arms, LLC, manufacturers of lightweight bolt action hunting rifles, will be joining Wilson Combat’s family of companies. The transition will see the production of New Ultralight Arms rifles move from West Virginia to the Wilson Combat plant in Arkansas. The move is partRead More →

Posted 59 mins ago in Breaking News, Defense, MIL/LE, Rifles by Matthew Moss with No CommentsTags: Bid Protest, gao, government accountability office, Lone Star Future Weapons, NGSW, Sig Sauer, True Velocity, US Army Lone Star Future Weapons have lodged a formal complaint with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (the GAO) againstRead More →