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By Drew Bryant
November 11th, 2023,

In recent years, the surge in popularity of ported and compensated pistols among everyday shooters and concealed carry owners can be attributed to their promise of reduced recoil. Recognizing the critical role decreased recoil plays in high-stress self-defense scenarios, SIG SAUER proudly unveils the P320 XTEN COMP—a revolutionary pistol offering both the ballistic advantages of 10mm and enhanced controllability.

The P320 XTEN COMP sets itself apart with a cutting-edge design that incorporates a new bull barrel and a ported slide. SIG claims a substantial 20% reduction in recoil, a game-changer for those seeking better control when using potent 10mm ammunition. This innovation not only enhances shooter comfort but also improves shot placement, particularly in self-defense engagements where split-second decisions matter.

For shooters seeking a balance between power and manageability, the P320 XTEN COMP addresses a distinct need in the market. The pistol is poised to capture the attention of those who prioritize both stopping power and the ability to stay on target under pressure. As SIG SAUER continues to push the boundaries of firearm innovation, the P320 XTEN COMP stands as a testament to their commitment to meeting the evolving demands of the shooting community.

Below, is the press release for the SIG P320 XTEN COMP.

Press Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. – The 10mm SIG SAUER P320-XTEN COMP is the first carry-size P320-XTEN from SIG SAUER and delivers significant recoil mitigation without sacrificing the power of 10mm required for the backcountry.

“The P320-XTEN COMP answers the call of enthusiasts for a 10mm carry size handgun fully optimized for hunters, fishermen, and hikers. Beginning with the new carry size 10mm/45 ACP grip module, the P320-XTEN is a smaller package for all-around easier backcountry carry,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “Additionally, through the pairing of the ported slide and Bull Barrel, the P320-XTEN COMP delivers a 20% recoil reduction and brings with it the exceptional accuracy and durability that are the hallmark of the P320 and XSERIES pistols.”

The SIG SAUER P320-XTEN COMP is a striker-fired pistol chambered in 10mm AUTO with a polymer XSERIES carry size 10mm / 45 AUTO grip module, Nitron finished slide with integrated expansion chamber for recoil mitigation featuring front and rear serrations, a PRO Optic-Ready footprint, XRAY3 Day/Night sights, and a flat XSERIES trigger with a 90-degree break. The P320-XTEN COMP ships with (2) 15-round steel magazines and is optimized for use with the SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMOE2 and ROMEO-X Pro red dot sights.

In the realm of ported and compensated pistols, the SIG SAUER P320 XTEN COMP emerges as a game-changing option, redefining expectations for 10mm handguns. With a focus on reducing recoil and enhancing shooter control, this pistol caters to a growing audience of enthusiasts and concealed carry practitioners who value both performance and ease of use. As the P320 XTEN COMP hits the market, it signals a new era in which shooters no longer need to compromise between power and manageability.

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