The Kel-Tec PF-9 is a 9 mm caliber recoil operated locked breech double action only single column magazine semi-automatic pistol based on and sharing many parts with Kel-Tec’s earlier P11 and P3AT models. Kel-Tec claims it is the flattest and lightest 9 mm pistol ever mass-produced, it was designed as a concealment backup weapon for Law Enforcement and for civilian concealed carry. The PF-9 model was first publicized by Kel-Tec in February 2006 and released into the market in the fall of 2006.[
The Kel-Tec P3AT is a double action, locked-breech .380 ACP pistol modeled after the Kel-Tec P-32. The frame of the P3AT is made of polymer with an aluminum insert, and the barrel and the slide are steel.
The Kel-Tec P-32 is a semi-automatic, compact pistol utilizing the short-recoil principle of operation. The pistol is chambered in .32 ACP, the Kel-Tec P-32 is an extremely popular weapon for concealment and carry in the United States.
CEO and chief designer Justin Moon knew what he was doing when he created this new mini masterpiece. The CW9 feels, points and shoots as well as any Kahr I've tested, and it's triple-digit cheaper to boot. If this was Consumer Reports, I'd rate the CW9 a "Best Buy."