"The Army should suspend or cancel the current [request for proposal] until it can conduct a caliber study to determine what caliber and cartridge is optimum for the next handgun to meet current and emerging threats."
But that's not the most embarrassing thing the Army ought to be concerned about in this report. THIS is:
"Meanwhile, the Army maintains that it adopted the requirement for a new modular handgun from the Air Force in October 2013."
You. Have. GOT. To. Be. Kidding. From the Junior Birdmen? Really? Not the Marines mind you, not the SEALS. You might as well try to excuse your own mistake in selecting an ICBM by saying you got the requirements from the Coast Guard.