The Beretta 92 is an Italian-made shotgun. Along with a number of other famous guns from the United States, Germany and Austria such as Colt, Glock, H&K USP, … Beretta 92 has always been listed as the best pistol in the world that many armies in countries. trust use. So, what is the brand of the pistol from Italy that is special to match with the fierce rivals in the production of military weapons?
The pet product of the weapon brand is more than 500 years old
The first thing to mention when mentioning Beretta 92 is that it ‘comes from’ the oldest arms brand in the world: Beretta.
The history of the Beretta company dates back to 1526, when Bartolomeo Beretta received the first order from Venice Arsenal, producing 185 muskets for 296 Ducat ($ 46,000 today).
The factory of Beretta company in Italy
The first invoice for the shipment is still stored in the company’s archives. After more than 500 years, Beretta has become the largest and long-established single arms manufacturer in the world.
In 1972, following the tradition, the company continued to launch the famous Beretta 92 pistol designed by Carlo Beretta, Giuseppe Mazzetti and Vaittorio Valle.
The Beretta M9 was chosen as the standard gun for the US military
Then, in the mid-’80s, Beretta 92 participated in the test of the search for standard weapons to replace the M1911 of the US military and won convincingly. Since then, Beretta 92 has been improved and released many variants to meet the needs of the military and law enforcement in many countries around the world.
Outstanding design of Beretta 92
Beretta 92 has many versions depending on the design and size. Because the gun is compact, it is usually popular with four versions weighing 900, 920, 950 and 970g. Similarly, the length of the gun has three versions: 217 (caliber 125mm), 211 (caliber 119mm) and 197mm (caliber 109mm).
Bruniton anti-corrosion coating is full of aesthetics and effectiveness of Beretta 92
Beretta 92’s body parts are made from solid alloy, using a special anti-corrosion coating called Bruniton. Although made of alloy, but the weight of the gun is still quite light.
The two most popular colors for guns are black and silver. Bruniton coating is super durable, effective anti-corrosion, slightly glossy to create aesthetics but does not reflect much light to ensure tactical elements for users.
Beretta 92 does not have or cannot mount silencers, unless specifically ordered by special forces.
Since 2000, Beretta has made a number of significant changes to its pet product to reduce weight, cost and corrosion. Some parts of the gun are replaced with polymer and polymer-coated metal.
The handle of the Beretta 92 is wood-braced with a lot of textures to increase the strength that was later changed to a polymer. However, the new handle still meets the requirements for comfortable holding with large trigger ring, suitable even when users wear gloves.
Use 9x19mm Parabellum bullets; .40 S&W; 9×12 mm IMI; 7.65 mm Luger, Beretta 92’s sales speed is about 40 rounds / minute with a warhead of 381 m / s, effective in a range of about 50m and using short points before – after alignment instead of light points Tritium course.
With a unique fixed-barrel locking mechanism, the Beretta 92 provides high accuracy and is suitable for all combat conditions. Therefore, despite its long history, Beretta 92 and its variants such as M9 or PAMAS-G1 are still the reliable choice of the US and French army.