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USSOCOM awards PDW contract

12th February 2018 - 06:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London


The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has satisfied its Personal Defense Weapon (PDW) requirementwith a sole source contract awarded to Sig Sauer, according to the Federal Business Opportunities website.

In a statement published on 1st February 2018, the US Army Contracting Command announced the contract, worth an undisclosed sum, of Sig Sauer MCX PDW conversion kits in order to ‘…satisfy the government’s requirement for the Special Operations Command’.

The decision follows an initial solicitation published on 9 March 2017 calling for a conversion kit capable of upgrading the in-service 5.56mm x 45mm Colt Defense M4A1 into a 7.62mm x

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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