Ceska Zbrojovka Uhersky Brod, Czech Republic announced that the Minister of the Interior, Mr. Stanislav Gross signed a contract authorizing the purchase of 46,000 of the new CZ P-01’s for the Czech national police.
After 3 years of some of the most aggressive small arms testing ever, the New CZ P-01 will be the successor to the CZ 75’s currently in use by the Czech National Police.
The P-01 is based on the CZ 75 design, but with improvements in Metallurgy, quality control, and design. “The components of the P-01 are completely interchangeable, this required some very careful re-design so that the reliability and accuracy are not impaired”
said Mr. Volenec, Chairman and CEO of Ceska Zbrojovka.
The P-01 is named to convey that this is a new pistol and a new level of quality and
Reliability, the P-01 is the first new CZ of the new Millennium. The P-01 features a
a forged aircraft grade aluminum alloy frame for light but reliable day-to-day carry, a Hammer forged barrel for accuracy and durability and a de-cocker action and a firing pin block for maximum safety.
The P-01 is also equipped with an M3 rail to accept lights or lasers.
The P-01 will be available in the United States late 2002.
Contact: Alice Poluchova, CZ-USA
Suggested retail price $575.00
Ceska Zbrojovka (CZ) has been a leader in firearms manufacturing since its creation in 1936 in Uherský Brod, Czechoslovakia. CZ’s use of state of the art technology combined with European craftsmanship has gained them worldwide recognition for their incredibly accurate, durable, and dependable line of pistols, centerfire rifles, rimfire rifles, over and under shotguns, and airguns. CZ-USA is pleased to provide sales and warranty support for their American customers from their new location in Kansas City, Kansas.