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The M9 Pistol is an American/Italian pistol developed by Beretta for the US Armed Forces.

The M9 Pistol was scheduled to be replaced many times, with the first replacement programme being known as the Future Handgun System (FHS). The FHS was merged with the SOF Combat Pistol to create the Joint Combat Pistol programme, with that being replaced by the Combat Pistol programme. None of which provided solid results. In the 2010s, the Modular Handgun System programme was successful in replacing the M9 with the M17 and M18 pistols.


M9 Pistol
Standard model derived from the Beretta 92FS.
M9A1 Pistol
Updated model from 2006 featuring a 1-slot picatinny rail for the attachment of small accessories. Frame changes are included.
M9A2 Pistol
Concept upgrade that was not adopted.
M9A3 Pistol
Updated model from 2015 with many upgrades including a 3-slot picatinny rail.
Joint Service Small Arms Program
XM9 Result: M9 Pistol
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XM10 Result: N/A
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Beretta Products
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Battle Rifles ARX 200BM59
Submachine Guns M12M38M1918Mx4
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Cold War Period (1946 — 1990)
Infantry Weapons
Melee Weapons Knives Ka-BarM7M9M11OKC-3S
Sidearms Pistols GyrojetM9 (A1A2A3A4)
Machine Pistols M10M11MP9
Close Quarters Personal Defense Weapons IO MP2
Submachine Guns Colt RO635
Shotguns (automatic) Atchisson Assault Shotgun
Shotguns (semi-automatic) [[]]
Shotguns (manual-action) M500M590M870
Primary Weapons Assault Rifles Colt 601Colt 602M16 (A1A2A3A4)M17SStoner 63 (A)XM22 (E1)
Assault Carbines XM177 (E1E2)
Battle Rifles AR-10 (AA2A2CA4A4CB)M14 (E1E2)
Battle Carbines [[]]
Assault Rifles (Exotic) [[]]
Assault Carbines (Exotic) [[]]
Automatic Support Weapons Light Machine Guns M15Stoner 86
General Purpose Machine Guns [[]]
Heavy Machine Guns [[]]
Long Range Anti-Materiel Rifles [[]]
Bolt-Action Rifles M24 (A1A2A3E1)M40 (A1A3A5A6A7)Remington 700
Designated Marksman Rifles M21 SWS
Launchers Grenade Launchers (Attachment) 40mm M203 (A1A2)
Grenade Launchers (Standalone) 40mm China Lake40mm EX 4140mm M3240mm M7940mm T148E1
Disposable Rocket Launcher 83.5mm M14184mm M136139.7mm FGM-172
Rocket Launchers 66mm M72 (A1A2A3)66mm M202 (A1)84mm M3 MAAWS
Underwater Weapons Assault Rifles [[]]
Explosives Anti-Personnel Mines M18 (A1)MM-1
Anti-Tank Mines M15M19M21
Offensive Grenades AN/M14 ThermiteM7A3 CS GasM25A2 Riot ControlM47 Riot ControlM67 FragM84 Stun
Smoke Grenades AN/M8AN/M18AN/M83 White Smoke Grenade
Firearm Accessories
Weapon Sights Collimator CrossfireRazorRX30Razor AMG UH-1SPARC ARSPARC IISpitfire 3xSpitfire ARStrikefire IIVenomViper
Holographic EOTech 553
Iron [[]]
Night [[]]
Reflector [[]]
Telescopic [[]]
Attachments Flashlights & Lasers [[]]
Foregrips & Bipods [[]]
Infantry Equipment
Camouflage Camouflage ERDLODMARPATUCPWoodland
Clothing Backpacks [[]]
Body Armour [[]]
Bomb Suit [[]]
Elbow and knee pads [[]]
Signals & IFF [[]]
Suits [[]]
Vests & Webbing [[]]
Headwear Communication [[]]
Gas Masks & Rebreathers [[]]
Goggles [[]]
Helmets [[]]
Vehicle Headwear [[]]
Optics, Detection and Surveillance Man-Portable Radar [[]]
Mine Detectors [[]]
Night Vision Goggles [[]]
Periscopes [[]]
Rangefinders [[]]
Surveillance [[]]
Anti-Aircraft Guns [[]]
Anti-Tank Guns [[]]
Field Guns [[]]
Howitzers [[]]
Infantry & Mountain Guns [[]]
Mortars 81mm M252107mm M30120mm M121
Railroad Artillery [[]]
Recoilless Guns [[]]
Rocket Artillery [[]]
Siege Artillery [[]]
Land Vehicle Weapons
Machine Guns 5.56mm M231 FPW
7.62mm FN MAGGAU-19M37M60M73M219M240M1919A4
12.7mm GAU-19 (AB)M2T175 (E1)XM238
Tank Guns 76.2mm M32T91 (E1E2E3)T185 (E1)
90mm M3M41M54T7T15E2T54T76T125T208 (E9E13)T209
105mm M68 (A1E1)QF20 PdrT5E1T5E2T140 (E3E4)T147T254 (E2)X15E8XM35
120mm M58M256T53T122T123E1T123E6T179RheinmetallX23
152mm M81 (E1)XM81 (E6)XM150 (E5E6)
155mm T7 (E1)T180
165mm M57T156
175mm M113T256E3
203.2mm M1
Howitzers 105mm M2 (A2)M4M49T96E1M103XM104XM103
155mm M45M126 (A1)M185T186E1M284
203.2mm M1M2 (A1A2)M201A1
240mm 240mm M1
Autocannons 20mm M168Rh 202
25mm M242Oerlikon KBA
30mm Bushmaster III
40mm M2 (A1)
75mm 75mm XM274
Recoilless Guns 106mm M40 (A1)
Misc. Spotting Rifles M8
Aircraft Weapons & Munitions
12.7mm Aircraft Machine Guns Browning M2 (AN/M2AN/M3)GAU-19
Aircraft Cannons below & including 30mm 20mm AN/M220mm AN/M320mm M2420mm FMC T-160
Aircraft Cannons above 30mm [[]]