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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Nov 2023 7:52 p.m. PST

… Control, Grip & Magazine

"After years of testing, development, and collaborative work with the Air Force, the Army chose SIG SAUER's large M17 and combat M18 (also known as the X-17 and X-18) to be its Army Modular Handgun System.

The MHS program, in development for many years, was an extensive effort to develop a future replacement for the Army's M9 Beretta and SIG Sauer M11.

The new weapons were identified as "modular" by design, meaning they were built to be adjusted and upgraded as needed over time. For example, the guns were configured to receive suppressors as adaptations moving into future development…"

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