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Yoni Netenyahu November 14th, 2006 22:21

Canadian Sidearm
What sidearms do the CF use? I've never been able to find a proper answer on that question.

Lakonian November 14th, 2006 22:28

good question... I heard they're still using the Browning HP 9mm.

MADDOG November 14th, 2006 22:28

-Browning High Power 9mm-Still in service
-Sig Sauer P225-New issue

techobo November 14th, 2006 22:31

Hmm yet another reason for me to get a 226.

baraccuda November 14th, 2006 22:32

all belive it when i see it 1911 high power browning 9mm

MADDOG November 14th, 2006 22:38

No Browning HP not 1911
Favorite side arm of machine gunners in the CF.
Don't believe what people say these things are accurate and reliable except for weak springs in the magazines.

baraccuda November 14th, 2006 22:41

ops sorry. well on tour we just said 1911 sorry. but when i see it all belive it. MP's are issued the Sig.

This piece of equipment falls under the Category Weapons.
This Equipment is used by the following trades: Small Arms.


The Browning 9-mm pistol is carried by officers and soldiers who require a sidearm that can be rapidly drawn and fired, even in confined spaces. The pistol consists of a barrel, a slide, a breech block, a frame, and a 13 round magazine.

Lakonian November 14th, 2006 23:18

on tour? ... uh huh...

baraccuda November 14th, 2006 23:20

a yea on tour.

Lakonian November 14th, 2006 23:24

what regiment/company are you in?

baraccuda November 14th, 2006 23:34

pmed yea kos

Col.Thumper November 14th, 2006 23:40

The Official Sidearm for the CF is a Sig P226. It IS current issue.

baraccuda November 14th, 2006 23:44

when did the sig come into service as the official sidearm of the CF? just wondering. i have not seen it yet nore herd.

baraccuda November 14th, 2006 23:54

"The Canadian Forces have had the weapon on limited issue for some time, and as of 2006 it is coming into general issue"

well i gess you are right. some digging around but there yea go but hey i still stand by "when i see it all belive it"

quote is from

Lakonian November 14th, 2006 23:58

still think we should've gone with Para-Ord. , or something 1911-based (clones) atleast.. not a huge fan of the sig...

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