Arsenal Firearms announced that their AF-1 Strike One semiautomatic pistol has been approved by the Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) for imports in the United States.

Chambered in 9×19 Para, 9×21 IMI, .357 SIG, and .40 S&W, the AF-1 Strike One pistol features a 5 inches cold-hammered barrel, a 75 Hrc surface Nitrite treatment for barrel, locking block, slide and operating pin industrial production standard, a frame block made of 42CrMo4 steel with long rails for optimized control of all the moving parts, pins and springs, an ambidextrous magazine release, a short, crisp trigger pull and much more.

The first AF-1 Strike One pistols are expected to arrive in the United States by September 2014.

Specifications: AF-1 Strike One

*TYPE: geometric lock, semiatutomatic hammerless pistol
*ACTION: short recoil, in line barrel, patented locking block system
*CALIBERS: 9×19 Para, 9×21 IMI, .357 SIG, .40 S&W
*TRIGGER: automatic safety, Single Action only
*SAFETIES: single arc trigger safety, with firing pin automatic safety
*MAGAZINE: with ambidextrous push-button release, 17 rounds, staggered
*FRAME: reinforced polymer or Ergal light alloy
*SLIDE: with front and rear cocking panels, rebated ceiling
*SIGHTS: interchangeable back plate/sight, fixed or adjustable, or Micro-Dot ready
*TOTAL LENGTH: 210 mm (Combat version 190 mm)
*BARREL LENGTH: 128 mm (Combat version 110 mm)
*TOTAL HEIGHT: 143 mm (Combat version 120 mm)
*TOTAL WIDTH: 33 mm (all versions)
*TOTAL WEIGHT (POLYMER): 750 Grs. (Combat version 700 Grs.)
*TOTAL WEIGHT (ERGAL): 890 Grs. (Combat version 790 Grs.)
*SPECIAL FEATURES: frame bears 360° integral mini- skirt, underbarrel integral Picatinny rail. The pistol comes with dedicated security lock contoured foam case, double magazine, with gun oil and complete cleaning kit, User’s Manual and international 1 year Warranty.

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