NRA Gun of the Week: SIG Sauer MPX Pistol

posted on August 6, 2016
The SIG Sauer MPX-P (pistol) is a semi-automatic variant of the company’s MPX submachine gun. Chambered in 9 mm Luger, the MPX-P is a short-stroke-piston-operated pistol which features a 30-round-capacity, Lancer detachable-box magazine; iron and adjustable sights; Picatinny rail for optics, accessories and the company’s arm-bracing stock. The gun mimics features seen on today’s AR-15s—a bilateral, 90-degree two-position safety and bolt lock. The charging handle, takedown pins and flash suppressor are also items common to the AR design. 

Model: MPX-P
Manufacturer: SIG Sauer
Action: gas-operated, short-stroke piston, semi-automatic, center-fire pistol
Caliber: 9 mm Luger
Barrel: 8”
Sights: adjustable, low-profile post front and aperture rear; full-length Picatinny rail for optics
Magazine: detachable box, 30-round capacity
Trigger: 6 lbs., 11 ozs.
Height: 8”
Width: 1.5”
Weight: 80 ozs.
MSRP: $1,576

For more on the SIG Sauer MPX, please enjoy the following articles:

SIG Sauer Announces MPX 9 mm Semi-automatic Carbine 
Long-Awaited SIG MPX in 9 mm Now Shipping


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