Special ops given defective equipment
It is hard to comprehend how this equipment made it through the procurement process. The defects should have become relatively apparent on the rifle range. But the procurement process has shown signs of inefficiency in other areas. It is still going through a costly search for a new pistol when there are good ones already available on the open market, such as the Glock.
The sights’ maker settled a government lawsuit, but more than three months later, the equipment has not been recalled or replaced. “A sight that ‘almost works’ is not acceptable,” Naval Criminal Investigative Service Director Andrew Travers said.