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JAN 2019

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50 POLICE JANUARY 2019 having to continually rack the slide. e FN 509 Training model shares the same ergonomic features as the functional FN 509, including grip angle and textures; slide weight and profile; four-inch barrel; and operating controls. www.FNAmerica.com GLOCK Glock unveiled its G45 duty pistol at this year's International Association of Chiefs of Police Show. e new duty pistol is a crossover, sharing aspects of a full-size and a compact. It has a full-size frame and a 4-inch compact slide. Chambered in 9mm, the G45 has a standard magazine ca- pacity of 17 rounds. Features include: the company's proprietary coating on the steel components and the Generation 5 grip style and pattern with finger grooves, an enlarged and flared magazine well for faster reloading, forward slide serrations useful for press checks, ambidextrous slide re- lease levers, and an accurized barrel. In addition to the G45, Glock has intro- duced two new optics ready MOS models: the G17 Gen5 MOS and G19 Gen5 MOS. www.glock.com KELTEC e big news from KelTec for 2019 is the KS7 shotgun. A smaller version of the company's KSG bullpup shotgun, the KS7 is a 12-gauge pump-action shotgun that holds seven 2.75- inch or six 3-inch shells. It has an 18.5-inch bar- rel and 26.1-inch overall length that makes it easy to handle in tight spaces. Features include: KelTec's patented downward shell ejection system; a cross- bolt safety; and M-LOK slots on the carry han- dle, forend, and stock. www.keltecweapons.com SIG SAUER SIG is expanding its MCX Rattler line of ri- fle-caliber pistols with the MCX Rattler Cane- brake. SIG says the MCX Rattler, with a 5.5- inch barrel and overall length of 23.5 inches (16 inches folded), is the shortest 5.56mm platform on the market. Features include: a free-floating M-LOK hand- guard, two-stage Matchlite trigger, a folding pivoting contour pistol brace (PCB), and a 30-round polymer Magpul Gen 3 mag- azine. e MCX Rattler Canebrake is a .300 Blackout suppres- sor-ready version that is new for 2019. It has a 29.5-inch overall length and SD handguard. Features include: a two-stage flat- blade match trigger, Cerakote E190 finished upper and lower, a folding coyote-tan PCB Brace, and a 30-round polymer Magpul magazine. On the handgun front, SIG has added two new models to the Legion Series, the P938 and P238 micro-compact pistols. Le- gion is a line of pistols the company developed for elite shooting professionals. e Legion Series P938 and P238 micro-compact pistols are hammer-fired pistols, equipped with X-RAY3 Day/ Night Sights. ese pistols are all-metal with a Legion-gray coated slide and frame, a precision machined aluminum trig- ger, and custom high-checkered black G10 grips with a Legion medallion. Like all Legion Series pistols the P938 and P238 feature a reduced and contoured beavertail, which allows for a higher grip, but a reduced pro- file to eliminate printing. e Legion Series P938 and P238 pistols come standard with three 7-round magazines. www.sigsauer.com SPRINGFIELD ARMORY Last summer Springfield Armory added a new ultra-compact 9mm, the XD-S Mod.2, to its line of striker-fired XD pis- tols. e XD-S Mod.2 is one-inch wide and has an overall length of 6.3 inches with a 3.3-inch barrel. It's so small that Springfield says it doesn't print on the wearer even in the lightest clothing. e XD-S Mod.2 comes in three versions, includ- ing one fitted with a Viridian laser sight. In November, Springfield added a pistol to its Saint line of 5.56mm NATO firearms. e new Saint Edge sports a 10.3-inch barrel and has a collapsed length of 24.6 inches, which makes it very suitable for covert carry in situ- ations where it's best for your mission to keep the guns out of sight. Features include: M-LOK Aluminum SA handguard, Bravo Compa- ny Mod. 3 pistol grip, and Maxim Defense CQB adjustable forearm brace. www. springfield-armory.com YANKEE HILL MACHINE CO. Yankee Hill Machine Co. (YHM) has entered the bolt-action market with its MARC Chassis. e MARC is constructed of 6061-T6 aluminum with a type III class 2 hardcoat anodize, mak- ing it lightweight. e chassis is compatible with Remington and Savage platforms in both short action and long action set- ups. It features an ambidextrous design for bolt operation along with a provided block-off plate to fill in the unused bolt handle cutout. e MARC comes with a carbine or A2 stock adapter for a variety of stock options to custom tailor to the shooter's needs. It accepts AICS magazines, utilizes a Melonited maga- zine catch, accepts standard AR grips, and fits most aftermar- ket triggers. Buyers can add an optional M-LOK handguard. www.yhm.net SIG Sauer is introducing new pistols in its Legion line of elite firearms and new subgun-style models in its MCX line. YHM's MARC chassis is compatible with Remington and Savage platforms in both short action and long action setups. LAW ENFORCEMENT FIREARMS 2019

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