First Look: New Firearms From Stoeger

Highlights include new pistols in 9mm and 40 S&W and a new 12-gauge shotgun.

posted on February 13, 2023
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Stoeger Industries is rolling out several new firearms for 2023, including a variety of  striker-fired semi-automatic pistols as well as a semi-automatic shotgun that's competition-ready out of the box. 

To begin with, Stoeger is adding four new models to the STR-9 pistol line. These new pistols are all optics-ready right out of the box and come with either a 15+1 round capacity or a 10+1 round capacity and your choice of either quick-read 3-dot sights or tritium night sights. All of these new pistols have a matte black nitride-hardened finish and come with two magazines and three interchangeable back straps. 

Stoeger STR-9 Specifications

  • Caliber: 9mm
  • Action: Striker-fired
  • Barrel Length: 4.17 inches
  • Overall Length: 7.44 inches.
  • Weight: 26.4 ounces
  • Capacity: 2 magazines; 10-round capacity or 15-round capacity
  • Finish: Black synthetic, nitride slide
  • Optic Ready: Yes
  • Sights: Quick-read 3-dot or tritium 
  • Grip: 3 interchangeable backstraps
  • MSRP: $399 with 3 dot sights, $449 with tritium night sights

Next up, Stoeger is expanding the STR line by introducing the new STR-40, with an MSRP of just $329. The STR-40 has a nitride-hardened matte black receiver, loaded chamber indicator, aggressive front and rear slide serrations for easy actuation, internal safety, and a reversible magazine release. The pistol has a mid-size frame with an accessory rail for lights or lasers. A quick-read three-dot sight system delivers a clear sight picture for fast follow-up shots and is offered with either a 12+1 or 10+1 capacity. 

In addition to the standard models, the STR-40 is also available with an optic-compatible slide and either three dot sights or tritium night sights with 12- or 10-round capacity magazines. The three dot versions of the STR-40 ship with one magazine and backstrap, while the other versions ship with two magazines and three interchangeable backstraps.

Stoeger STR-40 Specifications

  • Caliber: .40 S&W
  • Action: Striker-fired
  • Barrel Length: 4.17 inches
  • Overall Length: 7.44 inches
  • Weight: 28 ounces 
  • Capacity: 2 magazines, either 12 or 10 rounds
  • Finish: Black synthetic, nitride slide
  • Optic Ready: Yes
  • Sights: Quick-read 3-dot or tritium sights
  • Grip: 3 interchangeable backstraps
  • MSRP: $329 (three dot) or $449 (night sights)

Lastly, Stoeger is rolling out the M3K 3-Gun Model with a racy blue anodized aluminum bolt release, oversized safety, and anodized blue aluminum bolt handle and other features typically found on higher-priced shotguns. The M3K 3 Gun has  24-inch barrel and cycles 2 3/4 and 3-inch 12 gauge loads with ease, thanks to its Inertia Driven System, while an elongated carrier and enlarged, beveled loading port make reloading fast. There is also a new recoil pad to absorb shock, while an integrated cheek pad ensures cheek-to-stock weld and a direct view down the vented rib to the red-bar front sight. A shim kit is also included to customize fit, and the gun comes with C, IC, and M chokes.

Stoeger M3K 3-Gun Model Specifications:

  • Chamber: 12 gauge (2 3/4- and 3-inch)
  • Barrel Length: 24 inches
  • Overall Length: 45.75 inches
  • Average Weight: 6.9 pounds
  • Magazine Capacity: 4 rounds
  • Sight: Red-bar front sight
  • Length of Pull: 14 3/8 inches
  • Drop at Heel: 2 1/2 inches
  • Drop at Comb: 1 1/2 inches
  • Choke Tubes: C, IC, M
  • Finish: Black synthetic
  • MSRP: $669

For more information on these new firearms or other products from Stoeger Industries, please visit


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