The Beretta 92 is a semi-automatic pistols designed and manufactured by Beretta of Italy.
The model 92 was designed in 1972 and production of many variants in different calibers continues today. The United States Armed Forces replaced the Model 1911A1 .45 ACP pistol in 1985 with the military spec Beretta 92F, the M9.
Behind the scenes
An Beretta M92 appears in Snake's Revenge, the non-canon Nintendo Entertainment System sequel of Metal Gear, although it is only identified in the instruction manual. During Operation 747, Lt. Solid Snake, starts off the mission with one equipped.