ZEV Technologies Introduces First Pistol – the O.Z-9

ZEV Technologies, best known for their aftermarket Glock parts, has introduced their first pistol, the O.Z-9. The new pistol, reputedly 12 years in the making, boasts a modular system composed of slide, frame and an internal steel receiver.

Right side view of the O.Z-9 (ZEV)

Left side view of the O.Z-9 (ZEV)

Here’s ZEV’s press release announcing the launch of the new pistol in full:

ZEV spent 12 years perfecting upgrade parts and full gun modifications for customers in the most demanding environments in the world. The guns they have built have won over 20 national and world championships and are in the hands of special operations forces around the globe. As they mastered their craft, they dreamed about building their own pistol.

Alec Wolf, CTO / Founder of ZEV Technologies, said, “Today I am so excited to show the world the O.Z-9. After dreaming about this for 12 years it’s great to finally see this project come to fruition”

The O.Z-9 has the accuracy, control and balance of a 1911, the reliability of a striker fired pistol, and is fully modular, allowing for grip changes and compatibility with Glock and ZEV parts.

Matt Ridenour, CEO of


Originally posted on The Firearm Blog