Tuesday, March 5, 2024

U.S. Army awards SIG Sauer five-year contract for various firearm systems

The U.S. firearms specialist SIG Sauer was awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Army for commercial off the shelf (COTS) rifles and pistols.

According to U.S. Department of Defense, the US Army Contracting Command has awarded SIG Sauer a $13 million contract for various Sig Sauer firearm systems. 

“This is a very exciting announcement for SIG SAUER and we are extremely proud that the U.S. Army has selected SIG SAUER products for this award,” said Ron Cohen, President and CEO, SIG SAUER, Inc.

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“For this contract, the U.S. Army has identified a wide array of SIG SAUER product including pistols, rifles, optics, and suppressors. We are extremely humbled that they have recognized our ability to meet the broad scope and demands of this contract while recognizing the quality and versatility of our products for the battlefield.”

The U.S. Army identified the following SIG SAUER product for the COTS contract: MCX rifles, MPX sub-guns, 716G2 rifles, SP2022 pistols, TANGO6 series riflescopes, suppressors, and various SIG SAUER accessories.

Work will be performed in Newington, New Hampshire, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 1, 2023.

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