M17/M18 9mm Modular Handgun System

M17/M18 9mm Modular Handgun System

Mission:
The Modular Handgun System (MHS) provides increased lethality, terminal effects, ergonomics, reliability, durability and maintainability compared to the current handgun to 50 meters.

Description:
The M17 MHS is a 9 mm full-sized semi-automatic handgun. The M18 MHS and the M18 General Officer (GO) handgun are its compact variants. The M17 replaces the M9; the M18 replaces the M11; and the M18 GO pistol replaces the M9 GO pistol. Both the M17 and the M18 can be equipped with either a 21-round magazine or a 17-round magazine.

Specifications:

  • Caliber: 9 mm
  • Weight: M17: 30.8 ounces with loaded magazine; M18: 38.6 ounces with loaded magazine
  • Length: M17: 8.05 inches; M18: 7.25 Inches
  • Range: 50 meters