Posted July 24, 2018 9:00 am by Comments

By Tactical-Life

SIG M17-Commemorative pistol right profile

SIG p320-M17 pistol

Sig Sauer is releasing a limited run of 5,000 M17-Commemorative Edition pistols. As the name would imply, these pistols boast the same components, coatings and markings as the M17 pistol—itself based on the SIG P320—chosen as the winner of the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS) competition.

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PHOTO: The M17 Pistol in Action on the Iraq-Syria Border

Every SIG M17-Commemorative pistol is serialized M17-0001 through M17-5000, and each model includes the Army’s unique identifier (UID). In addition, the pistol comes in the same cardboard packaging as delivered to Army units like the 101st Airborne and 3rd Cavalry Regiment. SIG says in its presser that these guns are virtually identical to the Army’s new sidearm.

“The U.S. Army’s selection of the M17 earned the Sig Sauer P320 a place in history. It’s regarded as one of the world’s most influential firearms as it enters service with America’s Armed Forces across the globe,” said Tom Taylor, SIG’s Chief Marketing Officer and …Read the Rest

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