This article is included in these additional categories:

Contracts - Awards | Guns - under 20mm direct | Other Corporation | USA

Up to $33M to Trijicon for M240B Machine Gun Optics

For more on this and other stories, please consider purchasing a membership.
If you are already a subscriber, login to your account.
Iraqis train: M240B, PKMs(click to view full) Trijicon in Wixom, MI won a $33 million not-to-exceed ceiling, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement, delivery, maintenance, and logistical support of the M240B 7.62-mm machine gun day optic (MDO), which is a magnified day optic that mounts onto the M240B. The MDO aids the machine gunner in target detection, recognition, and identification. This contract is a 5-year contract with a minimum buy of 25 MDO systems within the 1st contract year. Trijicon will perform the work in Wixom and expects to complete it by July 2014. Contract funds in the amount of $16.4 million will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online, with 2 offers received by the Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, VA (M67854-09-D-1015). DID has more on the M240B… The M240B 7.62mm machine gun, produced by Fabrique Nationale, is a fully-automatic, gas-operated, belt-fed, crew-served weapon, notes The M240 family of machine guns replaces the 40 year old M-60 design. The M240B is the U.S. infantry version, equipped with a folding bi-pod, pintle mount, forestock and accessory rails to mount optics and target illuminators. The pintle […]

One Source: Hundreds of programs; Thousands of links, photos, and analyses

DII brings a complete collection of articles with original reporting and research, and expert analyses of events to your desktop – no need for multiple modules, or complex subscriptions. All supporting documents, links, & appendices accompany each article.


  • Save time
  • Eliminate your blind spots
  • Get the big picture, quickly
  • Keep up with the important facts
  • Stay on top of your projects or your competitors


  • Coverage of procurement and doctrine issues
  • Timeline of past and future program events
  • Comprehensive links to other useful resources