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SIG Sauer P220



Overview


P220

Left side view of Swiss army P220, designated Pistole 75.
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Origin
Switzerland
Type
Pistol
Entered service
1975
Status
In service
Development
Early 1970's
Developer
Switzerland - SIG
Production
1975 - present
Producer
Germany - J.P. Sauer & Sohn
United States - SIG
Japan - Minebea
Designations
P75 / Pistole 75
Swiss military service, German for "pistol 75"
Minebea P9
Japanese production and service

Details


Facts P220 (.45)
General
Origin
Switzerland
Type
Pistol
Caliber
Caliber
.45 ACP
Magazine
8 round detachable box
Barrel length
112 mm
Rifling
6 grooves, 406 mm right hand twist
Operation
Action
Short recoil, locked breech
Fire selector
0 - 1
Rate of fire
Semi-automatic
Dimensions
Length
196 mm
Width
36 mm
Height
140 mm
Weight
0.86 kg incl empty magazine
Sights
Type
Iron sights
Sight radius
160 mm

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