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Walther
Model P99 QA
Walther Pistol P99 QA .40 S&W Variant-1
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:1.2-in
Length:7.12-in Height:5.37-in
Barrel:4.12-in Weight:25-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (180 grain bullet)181260
  • Recoil Factor (180 grain bullet)9.11 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity13 rounds
  • ConcealabilityGood
  • Defense Factor88%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1999 -
Caliber:.40 S&W
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:Quick Action (DAO)
Safety:striker, trigger safety
Magazine:12-round
Frame:black polymer
Grip:integrated polymer
Sights:white 3-dot ajustable
Notes:Quick-Action tactical trigger variant
Manufacturer
Carl Walther GmbH
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Gun Value
MSRP:$629.00Used Est:$485.00
Last Update:11/29/2019
About the Gun

The P99 was developed for law enforcement, security forces and the civilian shooting market as a replacement for the Walther P5 and the P88. It is a striker-fired pistol with a polymer frame and 'Tenifer' treated steel slide. The polymer grip has interchangeable palmswells. The striker-fired action is unique in that operates in a double-action (DA/AS) mode similar to that of hammer-fired pistols. Also unique to the P99 is a decocking button recessed into the top of the slide, rather than a conventional lever usually found on the side. Other features include an integrated accessory rail and both a loaded chamber and a cocked status indicator.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: .40 Smith & Wesson
Alias: N/A
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:180 grains
MV:1007 ft/sec ME:405 ft-lbs
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was developed as a joint venture between Winchester and Smith & Wesson. It was an effort to to create a cartridge with the same power as the 10mm Norma round that the FBI had just started using, but in a shorter case. The shorter cartridge would facilitate accuracy and allow use of a smaller, more comfortable grip frame. The .40 S&W has become the cartridge of choice for many law enforcement agencies in the United States.

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