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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 name is derived from the year it was designed. The only variation between any of these models is whether the frame is blued steel or matte finish aluminum aluminum frame models did not prove a success. The spring-loaded extractor is integrated into the slide, and the fixed-type ejector is integral to the pistol’s frame.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here It is similar to the more common M which fires the 9x19mm round.

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 Contents 1 Specifications 1.

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The M was replaced by the successful M92, which is an improved M with beretra magazine size. Helwan Brigadier with Egyptian markings. The M is the standard production model. Any idea from what period to what period the IDF used these? The Gypsy Le gitan.

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It has become the most popular and widely-used handgun cartridge in the world. The slide is a replacement that has been electropenciled with the serial number of the frame.

The Egyptians liked their Ms so much that Maadia local firearms concern known for its AK style rifles among other designs, began production berefta the gun under license. The pistol is known as the M “Brigadier” on the civilian market. It is semi-automatic, has an 8 round magazine and fires the 9x19mm round. This particular example has some pitting, probably from improper storage; it still shoots great.

The R stands for Rafficawhich is Italian for automatic. Young, Violent, Dangerous Liberi armati pericolosi. Posted them on Gunboards. IzMech MP Nagant m. The gun also employs an interesting push-button safety at beretha top rear of the grip panel, and a push-button magazine release at the bottom rear of the grip panel.

Two Egyptian made guns. What really drew me to this particular example was when I saw the engraving pictured here.

The Egyptians put in a large order 50k with Beretta for Ms to equip their army. The select-fire version of the M, known as MR, had been developed circa and been in limited production until early s, when it was replaced by Beretta M93R.


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User Comments There are currently no user comments for this handgun. A hold open device will keep the slide locked open after discharging the last cartridge from the magazine. The pistol was Beretta’s first locked-breech design on the market previous Beretta semi-automatic pistols, were all blowback-operated and was in limited production circa and in full-scale production in until MR had been used by Italian Carabineri and some anti-terror units.

Why would a company known for their high-end AR platforms decide to make something entry level and what would set The pistol is fully made out of metal but the grip plates are plastic. Beretta MR select-fire with forward handle attached. It amazes me that the Egyptians thought that this crude clip barely visible at the back of the magazine was somehow better than a proper magazine release button.

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