Army Says No to Beretta’s M9
This decision will cost Beretta a lot of money since they won’t be able to advertise the M9 as the Army gun in the civilian market.
The Army has turned down Beretta’s pitch to upgrade the M9 — a move that could have derailed the service’s search for a new pistol.
Beretta proposed to fill out current M9 orders with the M9A3, which offers new earth-tone colors, an accessory rail, beveled sand-resistant magazine, threaded barrel for suppressors, and adjustable handle for different hand sizes.
But the Army, in a recent decision, formally rejected Beretta’s …read more