Laugo Arms Alien Pistol

You may have heard of Laugo Arms. They are the ones who designed the CZ Scorpion Evo 3 and sold it to Česká zbrojovka aka CZ. They have been teasing photos of the Laugo Arms Alien pistol. It has such a different approach and they are clearly going after the competition market with this offering.

From the side, the pistols just looks like any ordinary handgun with some wild looking slide cuts. But once you look at it from the front you immediately notice something different. The barrel is firmly seated in the frame and not the slide. Does this remind you of anything?

The Chiappa Rhino and Mateba Seis Unica (Unica 6) have barrels located in the frame of the handgun.

This results in a reduction of muzzle climb. It is simple physics. The higher the bore the more muzzle climb. According to Recoil Magazine: ” Laugo touts the Alien as having the lowest bore axis of any pistol in the world.” However, there is another pistol that has a lower bore axis. The TDI Vector prototype and the KRISS Vector pistol both have lower bore axes. In fact, the TDI prototype bore axis is far


Originally posted on The Firearm Blog