The U.S. Army's newest pistol, the SIG P320. Sig Sauer
Popular Mechanics: The 240-Year Evolution Of The Army Sidearm
The weapons that won a revolution and defended a republic.
In late January of this year, the U.S. Army selected a new pistol to replace the Beretta M9, a gun that's served the Armed Forces for 30 years. But like every weapon in the U.S.'s arsenal, the Army pistol has gone through a slow evolution, from slow-loading flintlocks that helped create a country to polymer-framed, semi-automatic pistols used in conflicts around the world today.
The U.S. Army has come along way in 242 years.
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WNU Editor: The newest US Army pistol has the look of being a toy. I know it is not .... but still .... it looks like a plastic toy that will break apart after a short period of time.