IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., has begun shipping the all-new Masada Optics-Ready Pistol.
The polymer framed striker-fired pistol was developed for modern battlefield requirements, with each feature carefully selected based on input from military personnel, law enforcement officials and firearm enthusiasts alike. The Masada is ergonomically designed with fully ambidextrous controls and three interchangeable backstraps. A low bore axis reduces perceived felt recoil.
With a frame built of high-strength, impact-resistant fiberglass reinforced polymers, the pistol is designed to withstand and endure all types of military use and abuse in harsh environmental conditions. Masada utilizes a modular, serialized, high-grade steel trigger mechanism housing that can be easily removed, allowing simple and easy disassembly and maintenance.
The trigger, with an average pull of 6 lbs., features a built-in safety that will not allow the pistol to fire unless the trigger is pulled.
“This is our first entry into the striker-fired pistol market and we are very pleased with the results,” said Jeremy Gresham, director of sales and marketing of IWI US, noting that the pistol incorporates a milled-slide. “This, combined with an extremely competitive retail price, makes the Masada a serious contender for civilian and government customers.”
MSRP is $480. Additional information can be found at the IWI US.