Designed with the latest U.S. military standards in mind, the Ruger American Pistol is built to perform in the harshest conditions.

A true American innovation, this striker-fired pistol was developed through a rigorous process where numerous law enforcement and military trainers, firearms experts, distributors and retailers provided input, feedback and testing in the determination of the form, function and features of this firearm.

The resulting new pistol is a revolutionary platform for Ruger, one that utilizes the combination of a recoil-reducing barrel cam (which is designed to better spread recoil energy over time) with a low-mass slide, a low center of gravity and a low bore axis to provide an unparalleled shooting experience.

Tested for sustained +P ammo usage, the American Pistol features genuine Novak LoMount Carry three-dot sights, a modular wraparound grip system that allows shooters to customize their grip, an easy-takedown system that does not require tools or pulling the trigger, nickel-Teflon-coated internals for enhanced durability, and internal, automatic sear block and trigger safeties. The trigger features a short take-up with a positive reset.

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