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Old 01-20-2017, 11:50 AM
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Default SIG-Sauer P320 to replace Beretta M9

My eyes just about bugged out of my head when I saw the headline.

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2...ce-pistol.html

I did NOT expect anything to come of the MHS program.
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I wonder what the Army's reasoning is. I'm not for or against any of the entrants, I just want to know why they choose this and not one of the others.
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That's a good question. I'm not sure. In no,world I can,picture will the M-17 be any sort of modular pistol once it becomes standard issue.
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I'll bet Beretta ends up contesting, or at least trying to contest, the decision.
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It can still be awhile before this effects the entire Army and the rest of the branches. It used to be that all branches were forced to switch sidearms for the sake of being standard but this came right away the Marines officially adopted the Glock 19 as their pistol.
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It can still be awhile before this effects the entire Army and the rest of the branches. It used to be that all branches were forced to switch sidearms for the sake of being standard but this came right away the Marines officially adopted the Glock 19 as their pistol.
Only certain MARSOC units adopted the Glock 19, not the whole force. Rank and file still use M9s.
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