Today on the arms market there is an incredible amount of a wide variety of pistols. Among them there are army, police, special, self-defense pistols, shooting sports and even for hunting. And then there is a family of pistols designed for concealed carry. The most prominent representatives of this category of weapons will be discussed today.
1. Glock 26
There is not a single list of compact weapons or modern pistols in the world that could do without mentioning the products of the Austrian arms brand. The barrel length is only 160 mm, and the weight of the weapon without cartridges does not exceed 0.56 kg. Powered by magazines for 11 9mm rounds.
2. Kahr PM9
American polymer pistol weighing only 0.39 kg empty. The length of the pistol is 133 mm. The ammunition supply is carried out from stores with a 6 + 1 formula. A 9 mm cartridge is used as the main caliber. The pistol is sold and used mainly in the USA.
3. Colt Mustang XSP
A compact pistol from a well-known American manufacturer, which was developed as a weapon for self-defense. The weight of the pistol without cartridges is 0.33 kg. The total length of the weapon is 142 mm. The pistol is powered by 6 + 1 magazines. Shoots.380 ACP rounds.
4. Springfield XDs
A range of compact concealed pistols available in six different calibers. The largest pistols in this range are 210 mm long. The heaviest modification weighs 0.88 kg. The magazines used vary depending on the caliber: 9 + 1, 12 + 1, 13 + 1 or 16 + 1.
5. Smith & Wesson M&P Shield
A scaled-down modification of the popular pistol. Weapons are produced for four different pistol calibers. The largest model is 210 mm long. The heaviest model weighs 0.79 kg. The weapon is powered by 10, 12, 15 or 18-cartridge magazines, depending on the caliber used.
6. Beretta Nano
Supercompact Italian pistol for 9x19 mm caliber. The length of the weapon is 140 mm, the weight without cartridges is 0.56 kg. The semi-automatic pistol is notable, first of all, not for its characteristics, but for the fact that it has almost no protruding parts, thanks to which it never clings to clothing.
7. Ruger LC9
One of the most compact pistols in the world. The weapon is produced in several modifications for two calibers: 9x19 mm and.380 ACP. The ammunition supply is carried out from magazines for 7 and 9 rounds. The mass of the weapon is 0.48 kg. The total length reaches 152 mm.
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