Hand guns are mostly used for self-protection as well as by security agencies for close range combat situations. The 9×19mm Parabellum (abbreviated 9mm, 9mmP, 9×19mm or 9×19) cartridge was designed by Georg Luger and introduced in 1902 by the German weapons manufacturer Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken . So 9mm is currently the most used and reliable hand gun, it has been used by Police of many countries also is considered the best for self-protection at home. We have compiled a top ten list of the best 9mm pistols in 2013. This list is based on the reviews of the user and quality of the products.
10. Walther PPQ
On the tenth place we have a German creation “Walther PPQ“. This is a semi automatic pistol specially designed for law enforcement agencies and police, the Walther is pure combination of power and reliability. It is the replacement of its predecessor Walther P99 , this new engineering marvel is short coil semi automatic pistol .The pistol incorporates three different safeties (trigger safety, firing pin safety and disconnector safety) .The price tag on this gem is around 510-540$ dollars.
9. Glock 17 Gen 4
Glock pistol is an exemplary creation of Austrian engineering .The Glock is the “safe action” semi automatic fire arm designed for law enforcement agencies and security forces .It was designed and produced by an inexperience Gatson Glock . Well it is a amongst most famous hand guns now a days and many of its variants have been introduced in the market and recent of it is Glock 17 Gen4 (generation four) is a compact and reliably single barrel pistol today, per unit cost is around 520-550$ dollars.
8. Springfield XD
The eight place goes to ” Springfield XD“. The HS2000 or XD (X-treme Duty) is a series of semi-automatic pistol that are based on polymer-framed and striker-fired. XD is Manufactured in the city of Karlovac, Croatia ,which is licensed and sold in the United States by Springfield Armory, Inc.It is a single barrel light weight pistol and quite popular in weapon junkies . The per unit cost of XD is around 600-630 $ dollars.
7. Taurus PT92
Taurus PT92 is on seventh place in our list of top ten 9mm pistol .Its origin is Brazil and is double action/ single action single barrel 9mm caliber pistol. Taurus is very reliable pistol also comes in stainless steel model .It is awesome looking and is designed for personal security and law enforcement agencies. Its cost is around 430-460 $ dollars.
6. Beretta 92FS (M9)
It is a marvel of Italian engineering comes up with a manly pistol ” Beretta 92FS (M9)” is an eye magnet. This 9mm single action semi automatic pistol was designed and produced by Italy in 1972 and comes in many variants .The per unit cost of it is around 570-600$ dollars .
5. CZ SP-01 Phantom
Its first variant was introduced in 1975 and later the technology was evolved and integrated , the latest product is CZ SP-01 Phantom .It s from Czech Republic origin and is a single action ,single barrel semi automatic pistol with high performance and reliability used by many around the world. The cost of each phantom is around 530-560 dollars.
4. Baby Eagle II BE9915R
The list is reaching its climax and as on the fourth place we have the ever reliable and unmatchable engineering of the US , Baby Eagle II is an excellent hand gun with amazing fire power . Baby is double/single action single barrel pistol that comes in different calibers ( 9mm , 40. S&W , 45 ACP ).The cost of single unit is around 510-540$ dollars.
3. Kahr P9
On the third place we have another American master piece ” Kahr P9” . It was designed by Justin Moon and produced by an American company Kahr Arms .It is only double-action semi automatic comes in various calibers .Its target market is civilians who likes to carry fire arms or need it for self protection. It costs around 500-540$ dollars .
2. Tanfoglio T95/ EAA Witness Elite Match
On the second place we have yet another sensation for Italian weapon lovers . Tanfogilo is double/single action ,semi automatic 9mm caliber pistol that is famous among many forces in the world . It was basically designed for the combat forces but is also used by many civilians. It is a high performance pistol, per unit cost of each is around 53-560$ dollars.
1. CZ 75 SP-01
It is one of the most high performance weapons at the moment , users say more than 10,000 rounds fired and still its good as new that shows the potential of the weapon .It is the creation of Czech Republic , its a double/single action semi automatic pistol used by the law enforcement agencies and is a primary weapon of NY( New York ) police . It costs around 590-620$ dollars each and thus makes its 1st place in our top ten 9mm pistols list.