Pocket pistols have truly come full circle since their resurgence in popularity starting in the early 2000s. Now companies are offering every possible make and model to suit every shooter’s needs, from high-tech derringers and single-shot pistols that offer a last-ditch backup option, to hammerless revolvers, tank-tough 1911s and AR-style megapistols packing big-bore punch. Scroll through the gallery above to learn more about the newest self-defense pistols hitting the market this fall!


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Rock Island Armory Spurless M206 Revolver

ArmaLite M-15 Pistol

Boberg Arms XR45-S

Bond Arms Big Bear

Century Arms TP9SA

Edge Arms Reliant

Heizer Defense PAR1 & PS1

Kahr CT380

Rock Island Armory RIA .380

Ruger LCR 9mm

Sig Sauer SIG556xi Pistol w/SB-15 Brace

Walther CCP



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