Patent Number: 6,293,039

Title: Pistol with locking mechanism

Abstract: A pistol has a locking mechanism that locks the trigger mechanism of thepistol if an unauthorized person attempts to fire the pistol. The lockingmechanism includes an identification unit to detect an identificationsignal and a control unit that compares the inputted signal with a storedidentification pattern. An electromechanical actuator device actuates alocking element that can be moved into a locked position and into anunlocked position, which in the locked position locks the trigger tongueof the pistol. The pistol locking mechanism has a plurality of displayelements that display the operating status of the locking mechanism.

Inventors: Fuchs; Rudolf (Thayngen, CH)


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Expiration Date: 09/25/2013