In 1992, the U.S. Armed Forces adopted the SiGARMS P228 9mm pistol as the M11.
The M11 is authorized for issue to armed forces personnel who require a pistol smaller than the standard M9.
The M11 model add tritium sites to the commercial SiG P229. Each M11 is also stamped with government markings.
|System of Operation||Short recoil, semiautomatic|
|Locking System||Oscillating block|
|Length||180 mm (7.08 inches)|
|Width||37 mm (1.46 inches)|
|Height||136 mm (5.35 inches)|
|Magazine Capacity||13 Rounds|
|Weight with Empty Magazine||745 grams (26.1 oz.)|
|Weight with 15-Round Magazine||830 grams (29.1 oz.)|
|Barrel Length||98 mm (3.86 inches)|
|Rifling||Right-hand, six-groove (pitch 250 mm [9.84 inches])|
|Muzzle Velocity||375 meters per second (1,230.3 feet per second)|
|Muzzle Energy||569.5 Newton meters (430 foot pounds)|
|Maximum Range||1,800 meters (1,962.2 yards)|
|Maximum Effective Range||50 meters (54.7 yards)|
|Front Sight||Blade, integral with slide|
|Rear Sight||Notched bar, dovetailed to slide|
|Sighting Radius||158 mm (6.22 inches)|
|Safety Features||Decocking/safety lever, firing pin block.|
|Hammer (half-cocked notch)||Prevents accidental discharge.|
|Basic Load||45 rounds|
|Trigger Pull||Single-Action: 4.40 pounds; Double-Action: 12.12 pounds|
Operator’s Manual: Pistol, Compact, 9mm, M11.
Combat Training with Pistols, M9 AND M11.