Vanguard of Universal Pistol
But the USP has even more to offer: As a modular system, it allows individual tailoring of safety and trigger mechanisms to suit any requirement, a variety of variants of GM parts can be modified to another mode, modular functional becomes the feature of many H&K pistol products after the USP.
The excellent design of the USP also affected the same period of the Mk23 combat pistol and subsequent HK45CT pistol design development, while being used by many countries, military and police units. In 1995, the slightly modified 9mm USP pistol was adopted by the Bundeswehr (German army) as its new service pistol, under the designation P8. And its unique design and styling have also become a frequent visitor to many movie productions and video games!