RIA GENERAL OFFICER'S MODEL M-9

RIA GENERAL OFFICER'S MODEL M-9

The ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL has since the '70s a GENERAL OFFICER'S PISTOL PROGRAM, and an agreement with the army, which allows it to be the ONLY manufacturer to custom produce sidearms for Armed Forces' general officers (Colonels, Major Generals, Brigadier Generals, and so on). Those pistols are given to those officers on a loan basis: the loan of the pistol is valid until retirement from active duty, at which time the General Officer can purchase the weapon or return it. There are 2 different versions of the GENERAL OFFICER'S MODEL: R.I.A. M9 It is a R.I.A. customized BERETTA M92-FS, adopted under provisions of Title 10, USC Section 2574, as the standard sidearm for U.S. Armed Forces' General Officers. It can be recognized by its serial number, which is prefixed with G.O, and by its brass plate on the left grip upon which the owning general?s name is engraved. TECHNICAL SPECS: Ammo: .9x19mm-Parabellum; Weight: 975 GRAMS; Magazine: 15+1 rounds

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