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Model: 96 Brigadier Inox
Beretta Pistol 96 Brigadier Inox .40 S&W Variant-1
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:1.5-in
Length:8.5-in Height:5.5-in
Barrel:4.9-in Weight:35.3-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor178651
  • Recoil Factor6.29 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity11 rounds
  • ConcealabilityFair
  • Defense Factor83%
Gun Specifications
Produced:2000 - 2005
Caliber:.40 S&W
Action:short recoil semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:slide mounted safety/decock lever
Frame:anodized aluminum
Sights:fixed 3-dot
Notes:stainless version of 96 Brigadier
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Gun Value
MSRP:$845.00Used Est:$530.00
Last Update:3/9/2018
About the Gun

This series of pistols is based on the Beretta 92 series patterns, except that they chamber the .40 Smith & Wesson cartridge.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: .40 S&W
Alias: .40 Smith & Wesson Auto
MV: From 985 to 1325 ft/sec
ME: From 355 to 500 ft-lb
WT: From 135 to 180 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was developed as a joint venture between Winchester and Smith & Wesson. It was an effort to to create a cartridge with the same power as the 10mm Norma round that the FBI had just started using, but in a shorter case. The shorter cartridge would facilitate accuracy and allow use of a smaller, more comfortable grip frame. The .40 S&W has become the cartridge of choice for many law enforcement agencies in the United States.

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