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SIG Sauer P226



Overview


P226

Forward view of P226 pistol.
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Origin
Switzerland
Type
Pistol
Entered service
Mid 1980's
Status
In service
Development
1980 - 1983
Developer
Switzerland - SIG
Production
1983 - present
Producers
Germany - J.P. Sauer & Sohn
United States - SIG Sauer
Designations
MK 25
US Navy service

Details


Facts P226 (9mm) P226 (.40) P226 (.357)
General
Origin
Switzerland
Type
Pistol
Caliber
Caliber
9x19mm Parabellum
Magazine
15 or 20 round detachable box
Barrel length
112 mm
Rifling
6 grooves, 250 mm right hand twist
Operation
Action
Short recoil, locked breech
Fire selector
0 - 1
Rate of fire
Semi-automatic
Dimensions
Length
196 mm
Width
38 mm
Height
140 mm
Weight
0.885 kg empty
Sights
Type
Iron sights
Sight radius
160 mm

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