Beretta M9A1 vs Taurus 856 Defender 3”

Beretta M9A1 facing right

Beretta M9A1

DA/SA Full-Sized Pistol Chambered in 9mm Luger
vs
Taurus 856 Defender 3” facing left

Taurus 856 Defender 3”

DA/SA Subcompact Revolver Chambered in 38 Special +P

Dimensions

  Length L Height H Width W Weight W
M9A1 8.5 in 5.4 in 1.5 in 33.9 oz
856 Defender 3” 7.5 in 4.8 in 1.41 in 23.52 oz

Details

  Barrel BBL Trigger Website
M9A1 4.9 in DA/SA beretta.com
856 Defender 3” 3 in DA/SA taurususa.com

Capacity

  9mm Luger 38 Special +P
M9A1 10 , 15 (+1) -
856 Defender 3” - 6

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Parts & Accessories

Choose from a selection of holsters, grips, lasers, and more

M9A1
SnapSlide OWB Holster
M9A1
DropSlide OWB Holster
M9A1
Freedom Carry IWB Holster