The EC9s is a striker-fire with a short, light, crisp trigger pull for faster, more accurate shooting. It is slim, lightweight and compact for personal protection. It features rugged construction with through-hardened steel slide and one-piece, high-performance, glass-filled nylon grip frame. A checkered grip frame provides a secure and comfortable grip. Includes finger grip extension floorplate that can be added to the magazine for comfort and improved grip. Sights are machined integrally with the slide and feature glare-reducing, rear-facing serrations. Safety features include integrated trigger safety, manual safety, magazine disconnect and inspection port that allows for visual confirmation of a loaded or empty chamber.