The U.S. Army announced at SHOT Show that the Sign Sauer P320 MHS edition (a version of the P320 with a thumb-safety and threaded barrel) has been selected as the service’s winner of the Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract, replacing Beretta’s iconic M9 after 30+ years of service. Both compact and full-size frames will be used with the system, depending on the mission profile/duties of the soldier in question.

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The 320 MHS will enter service as the M17, and while the caliber has not officially been named, it is thought that the Army with remain with 9mm NATO caliber, but with enhanced ammunition.