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Miami Vice – B&T’s APC9K Chosen by Miami Beach Police

In a move that will surprise the submachine-guns-are-dead crowd, the Miami Beach Police Department has purchased the B&T APC9K Pro platforms for a specialized role in the department. The guns are outfitted with B&T three-lug QD suppressor and Aimpoint sighting systems. Making this choice even more interesting, their APC9Ks will sport the SIG P320-compatible lower receiver groups.

The Miami Beach Police Department carries the P320 handgun. The adoption of the APC9K Pro Platform with the P320 magwell is a smart move all around. This has been the first purchase of the APC9K Pro Platform with the P320 magwell compatibility. The P320 has quickly become a law enforcement and military favorite. That popularity will likely cause this particular APC9K Pro platform to grow.

“B&T has a long history of supplying local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies with top-tier products, and we are honored to provide Miami Beach Florida Police Department with B&T's specialized equipment to help them with their challenging assignments,” stated Tim Nickler, President and CEO, B&T USA.

The city of Miami Beach is rather large with over 100,000 full-time residents. During peak tourist season, that number grows to 3 million people.

B&T and their premium grade products are growing in popularity around the United States, and like the P320, they've also had a good bit of success with the United States Army. After a heated competition, the United States Army chose the B&T APC9K as their submachine gun of choice for special security roles last year.

About B&T USA

B&T USA, is the Florida-based subsidiary of B&T AG SWITZERLAND (formerly known as Brügger and Thomet AG), which was founded in 1991 as a designer and manufacturer of the industry’s most advanced suppressors. Under the leadership of Karl Brügger, B&T has evolved into a world leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of the most technologically advanced, high performance weapons systems in the world. From the comprehensive APC (Advanced Police Carbine) line, recently adopted by the United States Army, to the new 9mm USW® (Universal Service Weapon) and USW conversion kits; B&T weapon systems are used globally by police, Special Forces, and elite military units. For more information on B&T USA, visit:

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