Florida-based European American Armory Corporation (EAA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The company launched in 1991 with a search across the globe to identify quality firearms it could provide at reasonable prices to American enthusiasts.
Among the proven brands EAA now offers is the Girsan line, which has been the choice for many international law enforcement agencies, outdoorsmen and first-time gun owners. The company also carries revolvers from Weihrauch firearms—imported from Germany—and beautifully crafted Akkar Turkish shotguns for hunting and protection. Another key to the company’s success, however, is a three-decade-long tradition of evolving with the market and responding to consumer demand. It was among the industry’s first to embrace the digital marketplace and its line continues to improve.
“Our newest products feature our patent-pending Fast Acquisition Red Dot Optics (Far-Dot),” said Keith Bernkrant, EAA founder. “The first to become available will be the Girsan MC9 in Standard and Match grade. What makes this new optics pistol line unique is that the optic mounts without an optics adaptor plate, plus the use of integral fiber for fast target acquisition. For the shooter, that means no hunting for the red dot in the sight and no distortion of the target during shooting. Like its name implies, the new optics pistol line allows faster target acquisition.”
Caleb Giddings reviewed that new Girsan MC9 T pistol this month for Shooting Illustrated and confirmed the gun “…performed just as well as I’d expect a polymer-frame 9 mm from a better-known manufacturer to perform.”
Firearms imported by EAA are selected only after lengthy vetting focused on design safety, quality of material and manufacturing, manufacturer reputation and performance, price, fit and finish. Guns handled by the company must also have a solid reputation for dependability, accuracy and performance that provide value for the American consumer.