Kit Up is a military gear blog that reports on the changes -- both good and bad -- to combat gear, including guns, magazines, packs, knives and other essential kit. Our focus is on the weapons, ammunition and equipment that U.S. Army and Marine Corps infantry and U.S. Special Operations forces carry into the fight.
The military services are all making plans to replace the decades-old M9 with the Army's new Modular Handgun System.
The Army ordered $97 million worth of the latest Enhanced Night Vision Goggles and carbine-mounted thermal weapon sights.
The Air Force's proposed switch to an Army-patterned uniform may be on the fast track, according to a Facebook presentation.
The U.S. Army plans to field a shelf-stable pepperoni pizza entrée for Meals, Ready-to-Eat beginning this month.
The U.S. Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard have all placed orders to purchase the Army's Modular Handgun System.
The Marine Corps has budgeted enough money into its proposed 2019 budget to buy 35K of the Army's new Modular Handgun System.
Special Operations Research & Development USA makes a version of the field jacket for those looking for a no-drip shell.
The more reaffirms the service's commitment to improving troops' ability to fight in the cold.
SureFire's popular M300C Compact LED Scout Light is once again available in tan in limited quantities.
Sig Sauer Inc. is now offering a .300 Win Mag round in its high-performance, copper hunting ammunition.
By choosing the already-fielded Heckler & Koch M27, the service saved up to $24 million, top leaders told Congress.
A senior official said that the service's new Squad Designated Marksman Rifle will be the 7.62mm Heckler & Koch G28.
Army scientists are testing a mechanical "third arm" that they hope will help make soldiers more effective.
KRISS USA recently launched a new division focused on importing antique firearms for sale to collectors in the U.S.
Emdom USA now makes a new pistol magazine pouch that's designed for amphibious combat operations.
A "10-liner" is the Army's Rapid Equipping Force's system to get needed gear quickly to deployed troops.
The 82nd Airborne Division recently tested a new system for airdropping battlefield necessities such as extra munitions.
Nemo Equipment Inc. recently unveiled its new ultralight tent designed to work with a single trekking pole.
The 'ultimate round for law enforcement, military training, and self-defense use.'
The U.S. Army may finally get some money to pay for that Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System it selected in 2016.