SHOT Show 2019: Stoeger STR-9

Stoeger surprised much of the shooting world by introducing a striker-fired semi-automatic pistol at SHOT Show 2019. The full-size STR-9, chambered in 9 mm Luger with a 15-round detachable box magazine, measures 7.44” long with a 4.17” barrel. It weighs only 24 ozs. with an empty magazine.

The pistol’s steel slide features a corrosion-resistant black nitride finish, while the polymer frame makes use of an interchangeable backstrap system that allows the circumference of the grip to be altered to suit multiple users. Deep cocking serrations, located at both the front and the rear of the slide, make manipulating the gun’s top end simple.  A left-side slide lock lever is positioned for right-handed functioning, however the push-button magazine release is reversible for use by southpaws. A three-slot accessory rail is molded into the dustcover to allow the installation of a light or laser, and a Glock-style safety is incorporated into the trigger. 

Perhaps most impressively, the base model of the STR-9, which comes with one backstrap (medium), one magazine and drift-adjustable three-dot sights, has an MSRP of only $349—placing it within the budget of virtually any self- or home-defender. For more information, watch the video from SHOT Show or go to stoegerindustries.com

Latest

Lupolead122
Lupolead122

2021 Rifle of the Year: Benelli Lupo

American Rifleman is pleased to announce 2021 Rifle of the Year goes to Benelli USA for its Lupo bolt action.

Sonoran Desert Institute Honored for Veteran Hiring Efforts

Sonoran Desert Institute was recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor for its efforts in hiring and recruiting veterans with the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award.

NRA 150: First Gold For American Riflemen

The modern Olympics, as we know them today, started in 1896, and there were shooting events at the games as early as Athens in 1906. After all, the man who put the games together, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, was himself a French pistol champion. Neither the United States nor Great Britain sent rifle teams to Athens, but that changed for the 1908 Olympic Games in London.

New For 2021: Springfield Armory 1911 Ronin EMP

Springfield Armory blended features from its Ronin 1911 lineup with its popular carry-size EMP pistol to create a carry-friendly 1911 with top-tier elements.

​America’s First Sniper Rifle: The Telescopic-Sighted Krag-Jorgensen

The American Civil War was the first conflict in our nation’s history in which telescopic-sighted rifles were employed in combat to any appreciable extent. These muzzleloading, percussion rifles were fabricated by a number of civilian gunsmiths and gunsmithing firms, primarily for benchrest shooting matches.

The Armed Citizen® Nov. 29, 2021

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.