IWI US Launches Masada Optics-Ready Pistol

by
posted on July 25, 2019
masada_2.jpg

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. 

The out-of-the-box optics-ready pistol includes interchangeable mounting plates for the Trijicon RMR, Leupold Delta Point, Sig Sauer Romeo1, and Vortex Venom. 

“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.


Latest

Ranger Point Precision Comet Muzzle Brake
Ranger Point Precision Comet Muzzle Brake

Preview: Ranger Point Precision Comet Muzzle Brake

Threaded-barreled, “tactical” lever guns are experiencing a boom in popularity right now, and Ranger Point Precision has a line of screw-on Comet muzzle brakes to accommodate many of the most popular models from Henry, Marlin and Rossi.

Rifleman Q&A: Roos Underhammer Muzzleloader

From the archives of American Rifleman, read about a German-made, upside-down built, small-bore muzzleloader.

Benelli M4: A Do-It-All Shotgun For Military & Commercial Use

The Italian designed Benelli M4 semi-automatic shotgun has served alongside the members of the United States Marine Corps for over the past two decades, and is also a popular commercial option.

Review: Staccato 2011 P

The M1911 is now well into its second century of production, though many features of the design have been contemporized, including 9 mm Luger variants with double-stack magazine such as the Staccato 2011 P tested here, which is one of five M1911-style models made by Texas-based Staccato, the successor to STI International.

Barrett Firearms Non-Fungible Tokens Coming Soon

Digital Arms has entered into a long-term agreement with Barrett Firearms Manufacturing to develop and market Barrett-branded, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).

NRA Gun of the Week: SIG Sauer CROSS

On this week’s “Gun of the Week” video preview, American Rifleman staff tell about the CROSS, a U.S.-made hybrid bolt-action rifle from SIG Sauer.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.