Las Vegas, Nevada – Caracal International is proud to introduce its new Caracal CAL .40 pistol into the US marketplace at SHOT Show 2013. The Caracal CAL .40 pistol will become available via retailers in mid 2013.
The Caracal series of pistols are extremely modern, embracing 21st Century concepts in ergonomics, design and manufacturing techniques.
The Caracal CAL .40 is a semi-automatic pistol chambered for .40 caliber ammunitions. Based upon the established Caracal F pistol design, the CAL .40 supports a 14 round magazine, tactical rail and boasts unique features such as a short trigger pull, extremely low profile slide and bore axis, the combined effect of which is greatly reduced "felt" recoil. The weapon is capable of carrying exchangeable sights.
- Slide length: 178 mm
- Barrel length: 104 mm
- Height: 135 mm
- Width: 28mm
- Weight: 760g
- Caliber: .40
- Magazine Capacity: 14 rounds
- Grip frame: Polymer
- Trigger system: Double Action
- Trigger travel ( constant ): ~ 8mm (~ 0.31 in)
- Trigger weight ( constant ): ~ 2.2kg
- Internal Safety: Grip, Drop & Firing pin
- Loaded indicator: 2
- Magazine catch: Ambidextrous
Visit our website at www.caracal-usa.com to learn more. Or, stop by our booth (#2829) at SHOT Show.
Caracal is a small arms manufacturer, launched in Abu Dhabi in 2007. Working closely with the UAE Armed Forces, the company has developed a range of modern pistols in association with leading European weapon designers and international users. The Caracal range includes full and compact sized pistols, which have been sold in the Middle East region, Europe and South Africa. Caracal products are manufactured in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. Caracal International LLC recently launched Caracal USA, LLC, located in Trussville, Alabama, which serves as the importer, distributor, and service center for the US markets.￼￼
Caracal is also the parent company for the world-renowned German rifle and shotgun manufacturer, Merkel.
Caracal is a fully owned subsidiary of Tawazun, a strategic investment firm focused on the development of Abu Dhabi’s industrial manufacturing and technology capabilities and knowledge transfer, with a specific focus on the defense sector.
For more information visit www.caracal-usa.com.
About the United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a source of stability, tolerance, innovation and growth in the Arabian Gulf and around the globe. With one of the most open and innovative economies in the world, the UAE is a dependable and substantial economic partner with the United States, and is currently the second largest export market for US goods in the Middle East.
The UAE and US are reliable allies, with shared security interests. The two countries work together to enhance stability and security in the Arabian Gulf and the broader Middle East.
For more information visit www.uae-embassy.org.