The Beretta M (aka, ) was the first real IDF standard issue handgun ( insofar as the IDF uses handguns, which is rarely). You could. This particular model is referred to by several names, Beretta , M, Model , MOD and Brigadier. Regardless of the name, all of. The Beretta M pistol, also known as M, had been developed as a military pistol early in s by Pietro Beretta Armi SpA, Italy, and had been in use by.

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The MR is a select-fire version of M, that featured longer barrel, heavier slide and extended magazine that holds 10 rounds standard 8 rounds magazines also will fit. The Version adopted by breetta Italian Police was known as the Modello Free Hand for a Tough Cop.

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The Beretta M951

Italian gun designer Tullio Marengoni designed the Beretta Model and was adopted by the Italian Police in the years after World War 2 to replace the underpowered Beretta Model Most of these Egyptian produced guns were made specifically for export sales abroad to bring hard cash into the country.

Posted them on Gunboards. Well my boy, meet the Beretta M51, its clones, and its offspring. So maybe this is an IDF contract M that got a new slide slapped on it.


This cartridge was introduced along with the Luger semi-automatic pistol. From to ft-lb WT: It is similar to the more common M9951 which fires the 9x19mm round.

General Facts

These guns will not have the Beretta name or logo anywhere on it, although they were at one time a licensed product. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Small Arms Survey Two Egyptian made guns. The select-fire version of the M, known as MR, had been developed circa and neretta in limited production until early s, when it was replaced by Beretta M93R.

Note the crest in the grip. It brought a number of improvements to the table and evolved during its design phase from a typically understated European pistol to one whose features stand side by side with the best combat pistols of today.

The Gypsy Le gitan. The Egyptians liked their Ms so much that Maadia local firearms concern known for its AK style rifles among other designs, began production of the gun under license. When first introduced, the gun was an alloy-framed handgun that used a steel slide and internals. The later M92 is an updated double stack version of the M Due to its limited usefulness only a small number was produced.

In the film ScarfaceAl Pacino is shown prominently wielding an M in the infamous “chainsaw scene”. The pistol and cartridge was first adopted by the German Navy in and then by the German Army in Previous pre Berettas like the M and M look downright blocky compared to the graceful lines and sleek profile of the M Some Brigadiers are very nice and go bang every time you pull the trigger, while some others are less than perfect.


You are commenting using your Facebook account. This gun used a short recoil action with a breech locking mechanism the first for Beretta who had previously always used blowback actions.

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The Breetta is semi-automatic, but the MR is a fully automatic model produced in small quantities. Note the extended magazine. The “R” stands for Raffica, which is Italian for “volley”, “flurry”, or “burst” sometimes spoken “R” as “Rapid” in Englishwhich was designed and produced during the s in response to a request made by the Italian special forces. Young, Violent, Dangerous Liberi armati pericolosi. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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