The Beretta 96A1 .40S&W is an updated version of one of the most tested and trusted firearms in the world. Taking the classic and proven Beretta 92/96/M9 and adding some modern features to bring it more in line with the modern shooting accessories and techniques. The Frame of the Beretta 96A1 has been upgraded with a 1913 style picatanny rail mounted in front of the trigger guard meant for modern lights and lasers to increase your effectiveness in different tactical environments you might find yourself in. The front sight has been updated to a removeable front sight in place of the fixed front sight on the original 96, this allows you to change out the front sight for something with greater visibility without the need to have your slide modified by a gunsmith. The Beretta 96A1 ships standard with 3-11rd .40S&W magazines which gives you plenty of firepower and the Beretta all steel magazines are as reliable as you could ask from a combat proven firearm. The Bereta 96A1 .40S&W 11rd semi auto pistol, a modern twist of a proven combat handgun.