Canik TP9 Elite Combat Named Handgun of the Year



Delray Beach, Fla. – ( – Canik, manufacturer of handguns and accessories used around the world and imported to the U.S. exclusively by Century Arms, has received the 2019 Industry Choice Award for Handgun of the Year for the TP9 Elite Combat.

Canik TP9 Elite Combat Handgun of the Year

Presented by Rockcastle Shooting Center, the hands-on, unbiased, multi-day testing and evaluation phase is conducted by some of the most influential people in the business. These hand-selected evaluator delegates include firearm retailers, distributors, professional shooters, gunsmiths, law enforcement and military personnel, members of the outdoor media, and recreational shooters. Categories include rifles, handguns, shotguns, optics, accessories and ammunition.

“Canik handguns represent the very best in value and performance. Every TP9 Elite Combat features exceptional performance elements with upgrades designed by Salient Arms International and offered at a remarkably accessible price,” says Jason Karvois, Director of Sales. “We thank Rockcastle for this recognition and welcome everyone to take a look at a Canik at their local sporting goods store.”

Canik previously won the ICA Handgun of the Year in 2017 with the TP9SFX and placed second in 2018 with the TP9SF Elite. In 2018 Canik handgun magazines won the ICA Firearm Accessory of the Year. Experience true handgun superiority with Canik. Learn more at

About Canik USA

For twenty years Canik of Turkey has been a significant player in the aerospace industry and 2019 marks its 10th year as a world-leading firearm manufacturer. Canik was named the 2018 Editor’s Choice winner for Versatile/Value Pistol by Ballistic Magazine. Experience true handgun superiority with Canik. Canik is exclusively imported and distributed in the United States by Century Arms. Learn more at