DAG 2016 - Land Systems Services

C6 GPMG Modernization

Replace Existing Systems with Newer or Different System


The project will modernize the C6 General Purpose Machine Gun.


The project will procure a new fleet of modernized C6A1 General Purpose Machine Guns that will provide enhanced capabilities and reliability. The new weapon will accommodate optical sights, aiming devices, improved ammunition and ancillaries load carriage system for C6 teams. The C6 flexible configuration will be upgraded to the C6A1 variant and all the different armoured fighting vehicle coaxial configurations will be rationalized.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $100 million to $249 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2016 Implementation Approval
  • 2017 Request for Proposal Release
  • 2017 Contract Award
  • 2022 Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Land Requirements Coordination
Phone: 819-939-5868

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