The Sub Compact Weapon is dead, long live the Sub Compact Weapon. Weeks after canceling its search for a 9mm subgun, U.S. Army Contracting Command-New Jersey has issued a new Prototype Opportunity Notice (PON) for a Sub Compact Weapon system.
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The notice lays out the objective of the Sub Compact Weapon program thusly:
United States military operations take place worldwide and in all types of terrains as well as under every environmental condition. The Secretary of the Army and/or the Chief of Staff approves senior commanders and key personnel as High Risk Personnel (HRP). HRPs are authorized a Personal Security Detail (PSD), which are assigned to guard against outlined threats. To address this operational need, PSD military personnel require weapons with greater lethality than pistols that are more concealable than rifles. The ultimate objective of this program is to acquire a highly concealable …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life