Sep 19, 2012
US Army Awards New Beretta M9 Pistol Contract
Accokeek, MD - The US Army announced today that Beretta USA has been awarded a contract for up to 100,000 M9, 9mm caliber, pistols. An initial order for over 4,600 pistols has already been released to the company. All of the pistols will be manufactured at the Beretta USA facility in Maryland, where an American work force of nearly 300 employees has been making M9 pistols since 1987. To date, over 600,000 Beretta 9mm pistols have been delivered to the U.S. military.