FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

 
 
 

Tactical Pants - Galls
A popular choice for public safety professionals, the Galls Tactical Pants are...

Product News

Ruger Introduces SR40 Pistol

October 12, 2010  | 


Ruger has introduced the SR40 auto-loader into its SR Series, providing a .40-caliber option. Photo courtesy of Ruger.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has introduced the Ruger SR40 pistol to provide a higher-caliber option in the full-sized SR Series striker-fired pistol line that includes the SR9 and SR9c.

Built on the same glass-filled nylon frame as its predecessors, the SR40 offers similar ergonomic features of the SR9 and SR9c — a slim, narrow frame with a short trigger reach, reversible backstrap for an arched or flat configuration, and ambidextrous controls. The stainless-steel slide on the SR40 is .06 inches wider than the SR9. The added mass of the slide reduces slide velocity during cycling, reducing recoil and improving service life, according to Ruger.

The SR40 weighs 27.25 ounces (when empty) and ships with two 15-round magazines. A loading tool is also provided, although an anti-friction coating applied to the magazine's body reduces the force required to load the magazines to full capacity.

The pistol also features a 4.1-inch barrel, adjustable three-dot sights, and an integral accessory rail. It offers safety features such as a visual and tactile loaded chamber indicator, striker blocker, trigger safety, magazine disconnect, and a frame-mounted ambidextrous manual safety.

Related:

VIDEO: First Look at Ruger's SR40 Pistol

Tags: Ruger, Duty Pistols

Request more info about this product / service / company


Comments (1)

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

Cecil Couch @ 11/10/2011 5:46 AM

Loved this story. Provides descriptions and advantages of several important features of Ruger's SR40.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Laser Ammo USA Launches New Website
Laser Ammo USA, Inc, has launched a new fully-featured website, www.laser-ammo.com. The...
Magnum Research Introduces 3 New Desert Eagle 1911 Models
Magnum Research Inc. (MRI), a U.S.-based manufacturer of firearms, has introduced three...
SureFire Ryder .22 Awarded Suppressor of the Year
SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of high-performance illumination tools, suppressors and...
Border Patrol May Be Stripping Agents of Their Rifles
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Offices of Border Patrol and Training and...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine