DescriptionThis manual provides guidance on the operation and marksmanship of the M9, 9-mm
pistol, and the M11, 9-mm pistol. It reflects current army standards in weapons
qualifications. It is a guide for the instructor to develop training programs, plans, and
lessons that meet the objectives of the US Army marksmanship program for developing
combat effective marksmen. The soldier develops confidence, knowledge, and skills by
following the guidelines in this manual.
Unless this publication states otherwise, masculine nouns and pronouns used in this
manual refer to both men and women.
The proponent of this publication is the United States Army Infantry School. Submit
changes for improving this publication on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to
Publications and Blank Forms), and forward it to Commandant; United States Army
Infantry School; ATTN: ATSH-ATD; Fort Benning, GA 31905-5593 or send email to
This is the official U.S. Army M9 M11 Pistol Manual