The Shield Arms SA-40 PDW is a closed bolt, blowback operated AR-15 style weapon system that accepts GLOCK® compatible .40 S&W magazines, built on the Shield Arms Folding Lower Receiver. This select-fire PDW is the .40 S&W version of the weapon system trialed by the US Army for the Subcompact Weapon System, and is for sale to military and law enforcement agencies only.
The weapon system is fully ambidextrous, and is ideal for both close quarters battle (CQB) as well military operations in an urban environment. The upper receiver, lower receiver, and handguard are precision machined from 7075-T6 aluminum, and then matte black hard coat anodized per Mil 8625 Type 3 Class 2. The entire weapon system is finished in a non-reflective, matte black finish, with a black nitride coated barrel.
Standard specifications listed below, can be customized to meet contract requirements. Integrally suppressed uppers available. For quotes, email firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
- Upper/Lower: Shield Arms 7075-T6 billet aluminum upper/lower
- Barrel: 8" 5/8x24 threads, 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium steel with a QPQ Corrosion Resistant Finish
- Handguard: 7" Quad Rail or MLOK
- Bolt Carrier Group: black nitride coated blowback
- Fully ambidextrous controls including charging handle
- Adjustable/folding stock
- Lifetime warranty
This is a serialized item considered to be a firearm by BATFE. This item must be shipped to a Federal Firearm License (FFL) holder. All BATFE, GCA & NFA rules apply! YOU are responsible for checking with your local FFL to ensure this firearm is legal in your state and that your FFL will accept this firearm on your behalf and transfer it to you. Shield Arms will NOT be responsible for any shipping or admin charges incurred by packages not being accepted by the FFL you choose during checkout.
This item is controlled for export by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).