SHOT Show 2010: Beretta expands 92FS pistol

The 92A1 and 96A1 models were recently launched


Beretta was out in force at SHOT Show 2010, launching several new products to add to their successful firearms line. The new Model 92A1 and 96A1 pistols represent the evolution of the popular 92FS pistol.

“2010 marks the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the remarkable 92FS. We will continue to invest significant resources to ensure Beretta is always leading the industry and providing our customers with exceptional products," said Gary Ramey, Vice President Sales and Marketing for Beretta USA Corp.

Both models feature high capacity magazines, 17 rounds in 9mm in the 92A1 and 12 rounds in .40 S&W in the 96A1, and are completely interchangeable with other 92 family magazines.

(Photo courtesy of Beretta)
(Photo courtesy of Beretta)

The frame of the 92 and 96A1’s have an integral MIL-STD-1913 rail for rapid attachment of tactical lights and laser aiming devices, removable front sight allows the user to easily replace a damaged sight or replace it with an accessory sight.

Check out Beretta's website for more information about the Model 92A1 and 96A1.

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