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SIG Sauer P320



Overview


SIG P320

Left side view of SIG P320 pistol in the M17 setup as selected by the US military.

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Origin
United States
Type
Pistol
Entered service
2014
Status
In service
Development
Early 2010's
Developer
United States - SIG Sauer
Production
2014 - present
Producer
United States - SIG Sauer
Germany - SIG Sauer
Designations
MHS / Modular Handgun System
US competition for new service pistol
M17
Full size model in US military service
M18
Compact model in US military service

Details


Variants of the P320 series of pistols

P320

Baseline full size pistol of the P320 family. Available in four calibers. These include 9x19mm Parabellum, .357 SIG, .40 Smith & Wesson and .45 ACP. Magazine capacity differs per caliber. The P320 RX features a slide cut for mounting a reddot sight. The US military M17 service pistol is a full size P320 chambered in 9x19mm.

P320 Carry

The Carry variant uses the same full size frame as the P320, but features a shorter slide and barrel. Available in the same four calibers as the full size P320. The P320 XCarry features a slide cut for mounting a reddot sight. The US military M18 service pistol is a full size P320 Carry chambered in 9x19mm.

P320 Compact

The Compact variant uses the same slide and barrel length as used on the Carry, but the frame is less tall. It is available in the same four calibers as the P320 Carry, but the magazine capacity is lower for magazines that sit flush with the pistol grip.

P320 Subcompact

Smallest variant of the P320 series of pistols. Compared to the P320 Compact both the slide and frame are smaller.

Facts P320 P320 Carry P320 Compact P320 Subcompact
General
Origin
United States
Type
Pistol
Caliber
Caliber
9x19mm Parabellum
.357 SIG
.40 Smith & Wesson
.45 ACP
Magazine
17 rounds for 9x19mm Parabellum
14 rounds for .357 SIG and .40 S&W
10 rounds for .45 ACP
Barrel length
120 mm
Operation
Action
Short recoil operated, locked breech, striker fired
Rate of fire
Semi-automatic
Dimensions
Weight
0.83 kg with empty magazine
Length
203 mm
Width
36 mm
Height
140 mm
Sights
Type
Iron sights, blade front and notch rear
Accessories
Rail
Picatinny rail on frame