The SIG Sauer P239 is a semi-automatic pistol designed and manufactured by SIG Sauer, GMBH and SIG Sauer, Exeter, NH. It is offered in three calibers: 9×19mm Parabellum, .357 SIG and .40 S&W.

SIG Sauer P239
SIG Sauer P239 pistol
TypeSemi-automatic pistol
Place of originSwitzerland
Production history
ManufacturerSIG Sauer
VariantsSee Variants
Specifications
Mass
  • 714 g (25.2 oz) (9 mm)
  • 776 g (27.4 oz) (other)
Length168 mm (6.6 in)
Barrel length91 mm (3.6 in)
Height130 mm (5.1 in) / 132 mm (5.2 in)

Cartridge
Feed systemdetachable box magazine:
  • 8- or 10-round (9 mm)
  • 7- or 8-round (.357 SIG, .40 S&W)

With an overall length of 168 mm (6.6 in) and height of 132 mm (5.2 in), and weighing approximately 710–770 g (25–27 oz) empty (depending on caliber), the P239 has become popular in the United States as a concealed carry pistol.[1] The included single-stack magazine has a capacity of 8 rounds (9×19mm) or 7 rounds (.357 SIG or .40 S&W). As of 2018 it has been discontinued in the US market.

SIG P239 SAS

UsersEdit

In 2004, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contracted with SIG-Sauer for the purchase of up to 65,000 pistols, among them DAO model .40 caliber P239s.[2] The US Navy's Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) has purchased P239 DAKs in .40 caliber (along with P229 DAKs) to replace their aging 9mm M-11 pistols.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://www.shootingtimes.com/handguns/handgun_reviews_sig070606/
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2011-08-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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