The Army is looking for a few good guns. Actually, it just needs one, and it needs to be highly customizable. The Army Contracting Command released a solicitation on Aug. 28 for a new Modular Handgun System to replace the service’s M9. The Army wants a pistol that can be adjusted with different sized grips, and fit multiple attachments like laser sights and flashlights.
The deadline for submissions is Jan. 28, and the program is valued at just more than $580 million. The competition will be open caliber, which means that rounds larger than 9mm can also be used, and each manufacturer can submit two pistol and ammo combinations.
The Coast Guard is officially shit outta luck for a paycheck thanks to the government shutdown, which means that zero coasties have been paid to create some of the amazing memes being shared as a way to vent their frustration.
Vice President Mike Pence repeated President Donald Trump's claim that "ISIS has been defeated" in Syria on Wednesday just hours after several U.S. service members were killed by an ISIS suicide bomber in Manbij, Syria.
Soldiers, family and community gathered in Morehead City to render honors and witness the transfer and memorial of U.S. Army Sgt James Slape Nov. 9-11, 2018. Slape will hold a temporary resting place in Morehead City before ultimately moving to Arlington Cemetery. Slape supported Operations Resolute Support and Freedom Sentinel in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt Leticia Samuels, North Carolina National Guard)
An ISIS suicide bomber killed four Americans in Manbij, Syria, on Wednesday.