H&K Launches New Striker-Fired VP9 Pistol

Law Shield wants to pass along to our members that another striker-fired 9mm pistol is available. Heckler & Koch introduced its new striker-fired pistol, the 9mm VP9, to the U.S. commercial and law-enforcement markets today.

The VP9 has been in development for more than four years, and its debut marks the return of HK to striker-fired models. Heckler & Koch pioneered striker-fired handgun designs with the HK VP70 and P7 pistols more than 35 years ago.

Michael Holley, HK-USA vice president for commercial and law enforcement sales, claimed that the VP9’s trigger has a short, light take-up and solid break followed by a short positive reset.

Also, the VP9 grip can be customized to fit any shooter by using a mix of three interchangeable backstraps and six grip panels, allowing for 27 unique grip configurations. Older shooters or shooters with hand-strength compromises may want to examine the pistol’s charging-support inserts, which are said to make manipulating the slide much easier.

Covered by Heckler & Koch’s limited lifetime warranty, the VP9 is designed and manufactured in Oberndorf, Germany. MSRP: $719. Widespread availability is slated for July 2014.

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