LMT Defense, America’s premier weapons manufacturer, has been selected to provide grenade launchers to the U.S. Army.
Awarded a $17,031,520.00 firm-fixed-price contract to order M203/M203A2 grenade launchers and spare parts. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 18, 2025. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-20-D-0107).
After an extensive 2 year tender and testing process, the Estonian Defence Forces selected LMT Defense.
A unique MARS-H 7.62 caliber rifle with a piston operating system was developed for this contract. This new variant, in the 7.62 family of rifles, utilizes LMT’s patented Monolith Rail Platform (MRP). LMT Defense plans to offer the 7.62 piston operated rifles and components.
These EDF rifles include a single position piston setting, a bayonet lug, and a European-style trigger that allows the operator to put the rifle in the safe position when the hammer is un-cocked. Furthermore, shot counters have been installed into a new LMT ergonomic grip. Additionally, the EDF purchased 40mm grenade launchers.
The New Zealand MARS-L – the first fully Modular Ambidextrous Rifle System (MARS) rifle designed and developed by LMT Defense. Some of the features included:
LMT® built this rifle with its patented Monolithic Rail Platform, the only true monolithic rail platform, milled from a single high-grade aluminum forging. Two locking bolts on the side of the receiver lock the barrel extension in place. MRP technology engages the barrel extension for a full 360 degrees and allows the barrel to be removed in seconds while minimizing point of impact shift. One receiver can support numerous barrels of varying length, material, and caliber.
New Zealand MARS-L
16 in / 406 mm - Chromoly
The LMT L129A1 – contracted by United Kingdom Ministry of Defence. Chambered in 7.62mm x 51mm, this semi-automatic rifle was designed to give an infantry squad the ability to engage targets with accurate fire out to 800 meters.
LMT® patented monolithic Modular Weapon System, MWS®. The only true monolithic rail platform, milled from a single solid piece of aerospace aluminum forging. It utilizes two locking bolts accessible from the side of the receiver to lock in the barrel extension. This patented technology engages the barrel extension for a full 360 degrees around the extension and makes the barrel removable within seconds with a return to zero of the same barrel. One receiver can utilize numerous barrels of varying length, material, and caliber.