When the U.S. Army changes guns, it's a big deal. See what made them choose the Sig Sauer P320.
You may have heard that the Army is replacing the Beretta M9 with the Sig Sauer P320 after it won the Modular Handgun System competition, resulting in a $580 million dollar deal for Sig Sauer. When something of this magnitude changes, it makes waves in the headlines.
What's so special about this gun, and how does it differ from the Beretta M9? This infographic from Tactical Gear breaks it down with fantastic clarity. Check it out:
Glock fans will appreciate the efficiency of a striker-fired weapon, and, even though you do sacrifice speed by moving away from the option of a single action trigger pull, the P320's double-action-only system eliminates some room for mechanical and user error while still providing a light enough pull for accuracy.