Beretta M-9


Mission

Deter, and if necessary, compel adversaries by enabling individuals and small units to engage targets with accurate, lethal, direct fire.

Entered Army Service

1990

Description and Specifications

A semi-automatic, single-action / double-action pistol. The M9 is the primary sidearm of The U.S. military, replacing the .45 caliber model M1911A1. The M9 has a 15-round staggered magazine with a reversible magazine release button that can be positioned
for either right- or left-handed shooters.

  • Caliber:   9 mm
  • Length:   217 mm
  • Barrel Length:   125 mm
  • Weight:   2.1 lbs (unloaded); 2.6 lbs (fully loaded)
  • Range:   50 m
Manufacturer

Beretta USA


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