Ruger’s Military Standards

Check out this ad from Ruger.

Has Ruger won any military contracts recently? I searched and found this from 2004

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR), the nation’s largest firearms manufacturer, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract for 5,000 9mm pistols by the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Rock Island Arsenal, IL. The pistols to be supplied are Ruger KP95D models. The pistols incorporate a stainless steel slide and a custom polymer composite frame.
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As for the ad’s claim that “Anything Else Would Be Un-American,” that might be a stretch too far. TheĀ Beretta M9 pistol used to be standard issue for U.S. servicemembers, hard to call anything else un-American when many brands of guns have been used by our armed forces.

Furthermore…

Army Picks Sig Sauer’s P320 Handgun to Replace M9 Service Pistol

LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Army on Thursday awarded Sig Sauer a contract worth $580 million to make the next service pistol based on the company’s P320 handgun.

Sig Sauer beat out Glock Inc., FN America and Beretta USA, the maker of the current M9 9mm service pistol, in the competition for the Modular Handgun System, or MHS, program.
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Sig Sauer is a German company, or as they put it: Born in Europe, Perfected in America.

Maybe un-American is a term that’s better left to other issues. Gun control is un-American, censorship is un-American, political correctness is un-American. Guns are just guns.

 

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