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I Have This Old Gun: Beretta 92FS & M9 Handguns

Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television's "I Have This Old Gun" to learn about the history and development of the Beretta 92FS handgun, which was adopted by the U.S. military in 1985 as the M9 service pistol.

Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

From the 1985 American Rifleman, shortly after the adoption of the M9 as the new U.S. Army's sidearm, then-Editor-in-Chief Pete Dickey compares it to the M1911.

The Keefe Report: Christmas Arrives Early for the 101st as XM17s Are Issued

Santa, in the form of the Army’s Program Executive Office Solider, came down the chimney with more than 2,000 XM17s. On Nov. 28, the first 2,000 or so of the Army’s new pistols were issued to the 101st at Fort Campbell, Ky.

The Keefe Report: “In Your Eyes”—Glock MHS Protest Rejected

Well, it’s official. The U.S. Army has given Glock it’s MHS mix tape back.

MHS Update: Glock Protests SIG Sauer Result

It was only a matter of time. The first protest over the U.S. Army's MHS program is in.

The Keefe Report: I Was Wrong About the XM17

So, I was wrong. There was a part of me that did not think the U.S. Army was serious about selecting and actually issuing a new handgun.

Keefe Report: Shooting the Beretta M9A3

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the U.S. M9 pistol as made under contract by Beretta for the U.S. government. It also likely marks the last year the M9 will be made in Beretta USA’s Accokeek, Md., manufacturing plant.

Beretta USA Presents M9A3 Pistol to U.S. Army

The company says the modifications to the M9 will increase the firearm's operational effectiveness and operational suitability.

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