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  NCJ Number: NCJ 173943     Find in a Library
  Title: Autoloading Pistols for Police Officers: NIJ Standard-0112.03
  Document URL: TEXT PDF (Original Standard) PDF (Revision A) 
  Project Director: K M Higgins
  Corporate Author: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
United States of America
  Date Published: 1998
  Page Count: 24
  Annotation: This document is intended as a procurement aid and specifies the performance requirements test methods for autoloading pistols to be used by police officers.
  Abstract: The standard is a general revision of and supersedes NIJ Standard-0112-02 dated January 1995; it addresses new pistol designs, calibers, revised procedures for verifying headspace, the general revision of the testing procedures. The previous standard added the 10 mm and 40 S&W calibers. This revision of the standard deletes the 10 mm and adds the 357 SIG caliber. The standard is intended for use in assessing the acceptability of new or reissue autoloading pistols. It does not address specific safety devices, full or partial magazine release, pistol shot group size, accuracy, or sights; it also does not address the service life of a pistol. Figures, list of terms, and appended tables and test report form
  Main Term(s): Police weapons
  Index Term(s): Specifications ; Handguns ; Procurement procedures
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
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  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: Please reference NCJ 249929 (PDF cited in this record) for the most current and updated standard.
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