New MASADA Pistol from Israeli Weapons Industries
The MASADA family of striker-fired pistols will be making its US debut in early 2018 for military, law enforcement and civilian purchase.
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Casey Flack, CEO of IWI US stated, “This is our first entry into the striker fired pistol market and we are very pleased with the results. Having a completely ambidextrous system, coupled with IWI’s famous performance, will make this a serious contender for civilian and government customers.”
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The MASADA has passive safety mechanisms, including a firing pin block safety and a crisp trigger reset with a built-in trigger safety. It features a fast, easy and safe takedown mechanism with no need to pull the trigger for disassembly. The pistol comes in another variant which utilizes a thumb activated manual safety. The slide comes standard with improved front and rear cocking serrations and enhanced ergonomics with an improved grip angle. The low barrel axis reduces recoil and improves sight recovery. The body is a glass-reinforced polymer frame with a polygonal cold hammer forged barrel in a 1:10RH twist.
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- Fully ambidextrous slide stop and magazine release
- Standard fixed 3-dot tritium illuminated Meprolight night sights
- Weight: 22.9 ounces (without magazine)
- Available in 3 colors: OD Green, Black and Flat Dark Earth
For more information, visit iwi.net