IWI Masada

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IWI Masada
TypeSemi-automatic pistol
Place of originIsrael
Service history
Used byIsrael & United States
Production history
ManufacturerIsrael Weapon Industries
Mass650 g[1]
Length189 mm
Barrel length104 mm

Cartridge9×19mm Parabellum
ActionShort recoil
Feed system17+1 (9×19mm) round detachable box magazine with visible round count
SightsFixed 3-dot Tritium illuminated night sights. White 3-dot sights for the US market Masada.

The IWI Masada (Hebrew: מצדה, "fortress") is a semi-automatic, striker-fired and recoil-operated pistol developed and produced by Israel Weapon Industries in 2017. It designed to suit military, law enforcement and civilian needs. It comes with four colors (sniper gray, OD green, black and flat dark earth). US market currently only has black, OD green, and flat dark earth.[2]



  1. ^ "About Masada". Retrieved 2018-03-15.
  2. ^ "MASADA™ – 9mm Parabellum | IWI US, Inc". IWI US, Inc. |. 2019-07-23. Retrieved 2022-02-04.
  3. ^ "IWI to Deliver Masada Pistols to the Philippine National Police | Israel Defense". www.israeldefense.co.il. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 2020-02-12.
  4. ^ "Private sector firm set to make small arms". Hindustan Times. 2 November 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2022.