Summary: The description, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings for the Heckler & Koch VP40 pistol.
The Heckler & Koch (H&K) VP40 is a semiauto pistol built on a polymer frame and chambered in .40 SW. It’s a Browning-type recoil-operated weapon. Other features include:
- A striker-fired trigger system;
- a captive flat recoil spring;
- a cold hammer forged barrel (H&K says it’s made from cannon-grade steel) with a polygonal bore;
- an ergonomic grip that includes three changeable backstraps, six changeable side panels and molded finger grooves;
- a large, recurved trigger guard to accommodate gloves;
- ambidextrous controls, including a paddle-style magazine release alongside the trigger guard;
- an extended picatinny MIL-STD-1913 rail molded into the frame;
- a machined steel slide with diagonal grasping grooves front and rear, plus additional grip tabs (H&K calls them “charging supports”) mounted on the slide’s rear;
- a red striker/firing pin that’s visible when the striker is cocked;
- 13- and 10-round steel magazines; and
- either standard three-dot, or night sights.
|.40 SW||13+1, 10+1||4.09″||7.34″||1.32″||5.45″||26.56 oz. w/empty mag|