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  • 2nd SFS switch to M18

    More than 30 years ago, the M9 Beretta entered service into the military, but on November 30, the 2nd Security Forces Squadron will arm up with the M9 for the final time. Instead, they will begin carrying the M18 Modular Handgun System, a shorter, more compact weapon. The change is expected to enable defenders to complete their jobs more efficiently and effectively, according to the 2nd SFS Combat Arms team.
  • Modernization in the missile field, M18 to phase out M9

    Malmstrom security forces defenders are integrating the new M18 modular handgun system as part of the Reconstitute Defenders Initiative, which aims to modernize weapons systems and increase warfighter lethality. The M18 phases out the M9, which has been in use for more than 30 years.
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