Posted August 8, 2017 2:25 pm by Comments

By AmmoLand Editor Duncan Johnson

The Army's new handgun, the Sig Sauer P320, is a polymer-framed, striker-fired design, but there's a lot more.

P320 pistol meets requirements for industry and government safety standards; performance enhancements optimize function, safety, and reliability.

P320 pistol meets requirements for industry and government safety standards.

SIG SAUERNewington, NH-(Ammoland.com)- The P320 meets U.S. standards for safety, including the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) / Sporting Arms Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, Inc. (SAAMI), National Institute of Justice (NIJ), as well as rigorous testing protocols for global military and law enforcement agencies.

The design of the SIG SAUER P320 overcomes the most significant safety concern in striker-fired pistols today: the practice of pressing the trigger for disassembly. This can be performed with a round in the chamber which has resulted in numerous incidents of property damage, physical injury, and death. The disassembly process of the P320, however, uses a take-down lever rather than pressing the trigger, eliminating the possibility of discharge during the disassembly process.

Recent events indicate that dropping the P320 beyond U.S. standards for safety may cause an unintentional discharge.

As a result of input from law enforcement, government and military customers, SIG has developed a number of enhancements in function, reliability, and overall safety …Read the Rest

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