Guns Beretta announces new striker fired APX pistol Recoil Staff February 23, 2015 Join the Conversation Monderno alerted us this morning to Beretta's new APX striker fired pistol. Apparently the announcement was made at IDEX (International Defense Exhibition & Conference) in Abu Dhabi. The multi-caliber/modular system will reportedly be submitted to the upcoming US Army Modular Handgun System competition. The new weapon will apparently be available in 9 x 19mm, .40 S&W and 9mm IMI; all parts other than the barrel, slid and magazine will will be identical. According to Janes, “Ergonomics were also a top priority for Beretta. Interchangeable grips and backstraps are available in three sizes to tailor the pistol to the user's hand, while a new type of serration on the slide enables improved and faster cocking. The rear sight can also be used for emergency unconventional cocking. The trigger has a pull weight of 2.8 kg and has a travel distance of 6 mm, but resets after a pull of less than 3 mm. The standard sight on the weapon will be a three-dot system that is adjustable for windage, but this will be removable and tritium illuminated sights will be provided as an option. The weapon will have a sight radius of 160 mm.” Read more here. Explore RECOILweb:CHRONICLE: Gunsite40 Evolution of Shooting (Part 2)Centurion Arms New HandguardThe Hoodrat Hot Button; DIY Unity TacticalGeigerrig Custom Guardian Pack Give Away NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.