The Japanese MoD announced that it had selected the new assault rifle and the new gun for the needs of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces.
The Japanese MOD in 2020 will purchase 3,283 new Howa assault rifles for $ 9.2 million and 323 H&K SFP9 guns for $ 280,000.
The bid for the new rifle included HK416 (runner-up) and Scar (third place classified). In the BID of the gun the Beretta APX is second classified and the Glcok 17 is third classified.
Foto Japan Ground Self Defense Force, Howa