Enhances Soldier lethality, survivability and situational awareness in close combat situations via an improved pistol with rail attachment capabilities.
The M9 9mm Pistol enhances lethality and survivability in close combat situations via a pistol with rail-attachment capabilities. The 9mm semi-automatic, double-action pistol is the primary sidearm of crew served weapon crewmen and others who have a personal defense requirement, such as law enforcement personnel, unit leaders and aviators. The Army is in the process of replacing the M9 with the M17 Modular Handgun System.
- Caliber: 9mm
- Weight: 33.9 ounces (empty); 40.9 ounces (with loaded 15-round magazine)
- Length: 8.5 inches
- Barrel Length: 4.9 inches
- Range: 50 meters