M9 Pistol

M9 Pistol

Mission:
Enhances Soldier lethality, survivability and situational awareness in close combat situations via an improved pistol with rail attachment capabilities.

Description:
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.

Specifications:

  • 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