The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Firearm Blog Pistols
This article reflects the opinion of the author, not necessarily of The Firearm Blog.
Since 2006 the government has been attempting to acquire a new pistol to replace the now well worn M9. There have been many starts and stops, claims of lack of funds to continue and other excuses ad nauseum. The most recent failure not only has Glock livid over the “final” decision but other companies as well who still believe the guns they submitted passed the basic requirements in the first stage of testing and evaluation.
I’m not going to go over all of the documents that have been presented on the Internet over and over again. I will show you a few I doubt you’ve seen before. My intent is to explain what was done in this competition and why. I’ll refrain from expressing a personal opinion of which pistol should have been chosen. That answer…post was originally published on this site