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