an Beretta 92FS

Beretta 92 is an Semi-automatic pistol designed and manufactured by Italian firearms manufacturer Beretta. It has became a well-known weapon due to its widespread in movies and video games.

History Edit

The Beretta 92 was first introduced in 1975, it uses a design evolved from the previous pistols of Beretta. The first model of the pistol started production in May 1976. In the 1985, Beretta 92FS has passed the trial conducted by the US Armed Forces, and has been formally adopted as the M9, replacing the obsoleted M1911A1 pistols. The Beretta 92 series pistols had become famous after the US adoption, it started making appearances in a numerous of Hollywood movies and video games, and even have custom models. Up to date, the pistol is still in service within the Armed Forces of Italy and the USA, it has been also adopted by law enforcement worldwide.

Features Edit

The Beretta 92 is an pistol operated from a short recoil action, it fires the most common pistol cartridge, the 9mm Parabellum. The gun is fed from a box magazine, capacities are depends on different models, the most common capacity is 15-rounds.

Models Edit

The Beretta 92 also comes with different types of configurations, such as:

Calibers Edit

  • 92: Chambers for the 9mm Parabellum cartridge.
  • 96: Chambers for the .40 S&W cartridge.

Operation Edit

  • F: Versions adopted by the US Military, features a Single-action/Double-action (SA/DA) trigger and a safety lever which also served as a decocking lever.
  • G: Designed for the Gendarmerie Nationale of France, adopted by the France as the PAMAS, features a manual decocking lever only, it doesn't comes with a safety.
  • DS: "Double-action only" (DAO) versions.
  • D: Same as above, but has canceled the manual safety.
  • Centurion: A reduced length version of the Compact version.
  • Inox: Stainless steel version.

Other Variants Edit


An M9A1

  • M9: Based on the 92FS, version of the US Military.
  • M9A1: Improved version of the M9 which features a Picatinny rail.
  • PAMAS G1: 92G used by the French Military.

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