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CNN’S ALISYN CAMEROTA DESERVES PRAISE FOR PUSHING 2020 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BETO O'ROURKE ON HIS GUN CONFISCATION SCHEME. HE HAD PREVIOUSLY SAID HE EXPECTED GUN OWNERS TO HAND OVER THEIR "WEAPONS OF WAR." CAMEROTA POINTED OUT THE ABSURDITY IN O'ROURKE'S VIEWS AND REMINDED HIM THAT MASS SHOOTERS DON'T FOLLOW THE LAW, SO HIS DESIRE TO BAN "ASSAULT WEAPONS" IS USELESS. NATIONAL GUN CONTROL GROUPS ARE POURING MONEY INTO VIRGINIA AHEAD OF THE STATE'S NOVEMBER LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS, SEEKING TO ENERGIZE VOTERS FRUSTRATED BY THE WAY REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS SHUT DOWN A SPECIAL SESSION ON GUN VIOLENCE CALLED IN THE WAKE OF A DEADLY MASS SHOOTING IN VIRGINIA BEACH THIS SPRING AND HOPING TO SCORE A WIN IN WHAT SOME SAY IS A BELLWETHER FOR NEXT YEAR'S NATIONAL RACES.MICHIGAN RESIDENTS WOULDN’T NEED A PERMIT TO CARRY A CONCEALED FIREARM - AND COULD CARRY THEM INTO LOCATIONS WHERE THEY’RE CURRENTLY OFF-LIMITS - UNDER BILLS CURRENTLY UP FOR DEBATE IN A STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE. THE MAIN PIECE OF THE FIVE-BILL PACKAGE, HOUSE BILL 4770, WOULD ELIMINATE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS ON CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS AND STORING THEM IN VEHICLES, AND MAKE A CPL LICENSE UNNECESSARY - ALTHOUGH GUN OWNERS STILL COULD OPT TO GET THE LICENSE.THE FATHER OF A JEWISH BOY KILLED AT THE SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WON A $450,000 JUDGMENT AGAINST THE EDITOR OF A BOOK THAT CLAIMED THE 2012 MASSACRE AT THE SCHOOL NEVER HAPPENED. A JURY IN WISCONSIN DETERMINED THE AMOUNT TO BE PAID TO LEONARD POZNER, WHOSE 6-YEAR-OLD SON NOAH WAS THE YOUNGEST OF THE 26 PEOPLE KILLED AT THE CONNECTICUT SCHOOL. THE SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR A GUN CONTROL CASE IN DECEMBER THAT COULD SIGNIFICANTLY LIMIT THE ABILITY OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO REGULATE GUNS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY REASONS. ALTHOUGH THAT ORIGINAL RULE IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT, FOR NOW THE COURT HAS NOT DETERMINED THE MATTER TO BE MOOT, SO THE CASE WILL MOVE FORWARD.

SIG SAUER Modular Handgun System Receives Full-Material Release from U.S. Army

NEWINGTON, N.H., (July 9, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. in conjunction with Winchester Ammunition, is proud to announce the SIG SAUER Modular Handgun System (MHS) has officially received notification of Full-Material Release (FMR) from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Soldier, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. MHS is collectively comprised of the SIG SAUER M17 Full-Size, and M18 Compact handguns, and Winchester Ammunition M1152 Ball, M1153 Special Purpose, and M1156 Drilled Dummy Inert.

Full-Material Release is a significant milestone for the MHS program and is the official determination that the U.S. Army has rigorously tested and evaluated the M17 and M18 handguns, and associated ammunition, to determine it as safe for use when operated within its stated parameters. The official FMR notification received by SIG SAUER on June 27, 2019 states that MHS has been fully tested, meets all operational performance requirements, and is logistically supportable within the environment it is intended to operate.

Ron Cohen, President & CEO, SIG SAUER, Inc. began, “the Army’s announcement of Full Material Release is the final stamp of approval for the MHS Program, and a true testament to the successful collaboration of the U.S. Army, SIG SAUER, and Winchester Ammunition to deliver the highest quality MHS program to our soldiers in the field. The FMR notification really highlights the safety and quality of the M17 and M18 handguns, and the success of the MHS program in its entirety.”

To date, over 59,000 Modular Handguns have been delivered by SIG SAUER, and over 44,000,000 rounds of ammunition delivered by Winchester Ammunition to the Government for MHS; in the next 5-7 years an additional 350,000 handguns and 100,000,000 rounds of ammunition are scheduled for delivery.

“We are enthused by this announcement, and honored to have all the branches of the U.S. Military participating in the MHS program. These are both important and significant steps to ensuring that MHS, the M17 and M18 handguns, and Winchester Ammunition will serve the U.S. Military well into the future,” concluded Cohen.

The M17 and M18 handguns are 9mm, striker-fired handguns featuring coyote-tan PVD coated stainless steel slides with black controls and utilize both 17-round and 21-round magazines. The handguns are equipped with SIGLITE front night sights, removable night sight rear plates, and manual safeties.

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BREAKING :
CNN’S ALISYN CAMEROTA DESERVES PRAISE FOR PUSHING 2020 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BETO O'ROURKE ON HIS GUN CONFISCATION SCHEME. HE HAD PREVIOUSLY SAID HE EXPECTED GUN OWNERS TO HAND OVER THEIR "WEAPONS OF WAR." CAMEROTA POINTED OUT THE ABSURDITY IN O'ROURKE'S VIEWS AND REMINDED HIM THAT MASS SHOOTERS DON'T FOLLOW THE LAW, SO HIS DESIRE TO BAN "ASSAULT WEAPONS" IS USELESS. NATIONAL GUN CONTROL GROUPS ARE POURING MONEY INTO VIRGINIA AHEAD OF THE STATE'S NOVEMBER LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS, SEEKING TO ENERGIZE VOTERS FRUSTRATED BY THE WAY REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS SHUT DOWN A SPECIAL SESSION ON GUN VIOLENCE CALLED IN THE WAKE OF A DEADLY MASS SHOOTING IN VIRGINIA BEACH THIS SPRING AND HOPING TO SCORE A WIN IN WHAT SOME SAY IS A BELLWETHER FOR NEXT YEAR'S NATIONAL RACES.MICHIGAN RESIDENTS WOULDN’T NEED A PERMIT TO CARRY A CONCEALED FIREARM - AND COULD CARRY THEM INTO LOCATIONS WHERE THEY’RE CURRENTLY OFF-LIMITS - UNDER BILLS CURRENTLY UP FOR DEBATE IN A STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE. THE MAIN PIECE OF THE FIVE-BILL PACKAGE, HOUSE BILL 4770, WOULD ELIMINATE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS ON CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS AND STORING THEM IN VEHICLES, AND MAKE A CPL LICENSE UNNECESSARY - ALTHOUGH GUN OWNERS STILL COULD OPT TO GET THE LICENSE.THE FATHER OF A JEWISH BOY KILLED AT THE SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WON A $450,000 JUDGMENT AGAINST THE EDITOR OF A BOOK THAT CLAIMED THE 2012 MASSACRE AT THE SCHOOL NEVER HAPPENED. A JURY IN WISCONSIN DETERMINED THE AMOUNT TO BE PAID TO LEONARD POZNER, WHOSE 6-YEAR-OLD SON NOAH WAS THE YOUNGEST OF THE 26 PEOPLE KILLED AT THE CONNECTICUT SCHOOL. THE SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR A GUN CONTROL CASE IN DECEMBER THAT COULD SIGNIFICANTLY LIMIT THE ABILITY OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO REGULATE GUNS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY REASONS. ALTHOUGH THAT ORIGINAL RULE IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT, FOR NOW THE COURT HAS NOT DETERMINED THE MATTER TO BE MOOT, SO THE CASE WILL MOVE FORWARD.