Posted February 16, 2017 3:14 pm by Comments

By Tom McHale

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By Tom McHale
Tom gives us our first up-close detailed look, at the Army’s new Sig Sauer P320 handgun and it’s ground breaking modular design.

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

USA –-( You’ve probably heard by now that the United States Army has selected a new handgun platform.

In case you haven’t, after years of searching, testing, and generating metric tons of paperwork, the United States Department of Shooting and Spending has determined a winner: the Sig Sauer P320 . ( )

The last time a big switch like this happened was back in 1985, the same year that Coca-Cola introduced that “New Coke” thing. Coincidence? I think not. Not only did the Army switch handgun platforms from the 1911 to the Beretta 92 / M9, they switched calibers from .45 ACP to 9mm. This time around, the caliber part is a little bit squishy as the finalist guns were all somewhat multi-caliber in nature.

So what’s the big deal about the Sig Sauer P320 handgun that enabled it to earn the prestigious $500+ million Army Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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