Walther USA selected to equip the Pennsylvania State Police with service pistols from the Walther PDP series

The Walther PDP F-Series is also ideal for police officers.

According to information from Walther Arms Inc. in the USA, the Pennsylvania State Police, which has around 4,500 uniformed police officers, decided in favour of the Walther PDP. The decision was made after extensive testing, in which well-known competitors were also involved. The new service pistols are the Walther PDP Compact and PDP F-Series models in 9mm Luger (9x19), which are reportedly equipped with a "Direct Cut" interface without an additional adapter plate for mounting the popular, indestructible Aimpoint ACRO P-2 mini red dot sight with a closed housing.

The Walther PDP Compact with 4" slide.

“As one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the country, we are honored to have the Pennsylvania State Police select the Walther PDP as their new duty handgun,” said Rick DeMilt, director of law enforcement and military sales for Walther Arms, Inc. “Providing their officers with the PDP’s unmatched versatility and dependability ensures they have the ideal weapon to focus on the situation at hand, when timing and responsiveness are everything.”

We take a brief look at the civilian model variants for you:

Technical specs of the civilian 4-inch versions of the Walther PDP Compact and Walther PDP F-Series

Model:PDP Compact 4"
PDP F-Series 4"
9mm Luger
9mm Luger
Capacity:15+1 rounds
15+1 rounds
Frame:Polymer with steel inserts
Polymer with steel inserts
Slide:Steel, black coated
Steel, black coated
Barrel Length, Rifling:102 mm, polygonal
102 mm, polygonal
Sights:Elevation- and windage-adjustable 3-dot polymer sights, OR
Elevation- and windage-adjustable 3-dot polymer sights, OR
Sight Radius:
163 mm
163 mm
Safety:Trigger safety and trigger-controlled firing pin safety
Trigger safety and trigger-controlled firing pin safety
Trigger System:Performance Duty Trigger
Performance Duty Trigger
Trigger Pull Weight: 2,500 g approx. 2,500 g approx.
Weight: 690 g
680 g
Dimensions (LxWxH):184x34x135 mm
184x34x136 mm
Price (German MSRP):849 euro
849 euro

You can find more information about the Walther PDP on the homepage: www.carl-walther.de

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