Pistols at the National Matches were pretty straightforward, until a supply of M1911 pistols became available for competitors.
The first U.S. military surplus firearms released by the government since the early decades following WWII is now a possibility. The recently passed National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 allows the Secretary of the Army to annually transfer up to 10,000 surplus M1911/M1911A1 pistols to the Corporation for the Promotion of Rifle Practice and Firearms Safety (CMP) for subsequent sale to competitors and collectors.
Lone Wolf's new LTD line of pistols are patterned after Glocks. Lone Wolf has two decades of experience building aftermarket parts for Glock pistols, and now they have built a complete pistol.
SIG has announced new Custom Works pistols in the Equinox Series—P226 Equinox and P229 Equinox.