Two New Rock Island Armory Concealed Carry Pistols at SHOT Show By: Personal Defense World


Rock Island Armory hit SHOT Show 2023 with two new concealed carry options. Offering a choice between 9mm and .380ACP, RIA provides two competitively priced small-frame pistols. So, whether you’re a 1911 fan or like the feel of a traditional .380, you’re in luck; both platforms are covered.

Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to follow and signup for notifications!

Two New Concealed Carry Pistols from Rock Island Armory

BBR 3.10 9mm

Two New Concealed Carry Pistols from Rock Island Armory.

Designated the “Baby Rock,” the BBR 3.10 features a compact 1911 frame in an ideal size for maximum concealment. With an overall length of 6.85 inches and width of 1.5 inches, the BBR is a lightweight 3.7 pounds. Likewise, a height of only 4.55 inches ensures that the BBR easily tucks away out of sight.

Featuring a 3.10-inch barrel, the BBR is chambered in 9mm and has a capacity of 10 rounds. The stainless-steel frame features a black anodized/parkerized finish for overall long-lasting life. Additionally, G10 grips provide comfortable retention while shooting.

The slide features rear cocking serrations and stable low-profile angled sights for consistent accuracy. Finally, the BBR boasts a 5 – 7-pound trigger pull, backed by a comfortable dovetail grip safety.

MSRP: $699.00

LI380 .380ACP

Two New Concealed Carry Pistols from Rock Island Armory.

Featuring an all-metal frame, the LI380 weighs in at 3.5 pounds, ideal for concealed carry while enough to help reduce felt recoil. Measuring 6.53 inches in overall length and a width of 1.19 inches, the LI380 easily tucks away. However, it comes in slightly taller than the BBR, with an overall height of 6.53 inches.

The polymer grips include a thumb recess for the same ergonomic grip every time you take purchase of the pistol. A black anodized finish helps to protect the LI380 for a longer life. Additionally, the slide features forward and rear cocking serrations and a load indicator.

Featuring a 3.55-inch barrel chambered in .380ACP, rounds are sent downrange via a 4 – 6-pound trigger pull. Finally, the LI380 includes a single stack magazine for 8+1 capacity.

MSRP: $299.00


The Rock Island Armory concealed carry BBR 3.10 and LI380 are available now with MSRPs of $699.00 and $299.00, respectively. For more info, please visit

Didn’t find what you were looking for?

The post Two New Rock Island Armory Concealed Carry Pistols at SHOT Show appeared first on Personal Defense World.