SP-21 Barak

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SP-21 Barak
TypeSemi-automatic pistol
Place of originIsrael
Service history
Used byIsrael, United States & Europe
Production history
ManufacturerIsrael Weapon Industries
Mass29.1 oz.
Length7.5 in.
Barrel length3.9 in.

ActionShort recoil
Feed system
  • 15 (9×19mm)
  • 12 (.40 S&W)
  • 10 (.45 ACP) round detachable box magazine
SightsFixed (Combat), 3-dot Tritium sights

The SP-21 Barak (Hebrew: ברק‎, lightning)[1] is a double action/single action semi-automatic, recoil-operated pistol developed and produced by Israel Weapon Industries in 2002. The gun was made to suit both self-defense and law enforcement needs.[2]

The SP-21 Barak is made of polymer and its grip has integrated polymer. It has a frame-mounted thumb safety. The Israeli-made weapon was marketed to Europe and United States in 2003.[1] The gun's suggested retail price is US$499.[3]


  1. ^ a b "IMI / IWI SP-21 Barak pistol (Israel)". Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Barak/SP-21". Israeli Weapons. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  3. ^ "IWI Model SP-21 Barack". Genitron. Retrieved 27 February 2014.