SIG SAUER, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army has selected the SIG SAUER Model P320 to replace the M9 service pistol currently in use since the mid-1980’s. Released in 2014, the P320 is a polymer striker-fired pistol that has proven itself in both the United States and worldwide markets. The P320 is the first modular pistol with interchangeable grip modules that can also be adjusted in frame size and caliber by the operator. All pistols will be produced at the SIG SAUER facilities in New Hampshire.
The MHS Program provides for the delivery of both full size and compact P320’s, over a period of ten (10) years. All pistols will be configurable to receive silencers and will also include both standard and extended capacity magazines.
“I am tremendously proud of the Modular Handgun System Team,” said Army Acquisition Executive, Steffanie Easter in the release. “By maximizing full and open competition across our industry partners, we truly have optimized the private sector advancements in handguns, ammunition and magazines and the end result will ensure a decidedly superior weapon system for our warfighters.”
Ron Cohen, President and CEO of SIG SAUER, said “We are both humbled and proud that the P320 was selected by the U.S. Army as its weapon of choice. Securing this contract is a testimony to SIG SAUER employees and their commitment to innovation, quality and manufacturing the most reliable firearms in the world.”
For maximum firepower and complete control, the new RP9 is the definition of shootability. It combines one of the highest capacities with a slim, ergonomic grip to comfortably fit 95% of shooters. The RP9 provides a level of control and accuracy superior to all other full-sized polymer-framed handguns on the market.
Delivering total command and confidence, it utilizes the smallest circumference full-size grip frame available, allowing any shooter to have the utmost control of the firearm under any scenario. It has a light and crisp trigger, precision-crafted PVD Stainless steel barrel, and features awesome 18+1 capacity.
Durable, versatile and supremely consistent from shot-to-shot, the Remington RP9 allows you to Live Ready with the confidence to defend life and property.
Barrel length 4.5″
Flared and lowered ejection port
Sights, dovetail front and rear, 3dot
Much more than huge, double-stack magazine capacity, the new RP9 embodies our engineers’ commitment to shootability — designed end-to-end to deliver a level of shooter control and accuracy superior to every full-sized polymer-framed handgun on the market. So much so, it’d be a design marvel with a fraction of the capacity, but with 18+1 rounds at your absolute command, it equips you for the most demanding personal defense scenarios.