Iraq’s National Handgun: The 9mm Tariq

    The 9mm Tariq is unique among Beretta enthusiasts because of its scarcity outside of Iraq. It is certainly one of the least studied due to the lack of primary sources and information in the firearms research community. But we try to take a crack at breaking down the Tariq’s history and symbolism behind topics like who it is named after, variations in the production models, and how it is used today on the Iraqi market. There were even “Gift” Tariq handguns that were presented to the families of Iraqi soldiers killed in the Iran-Iraq War.

    It is quite a pity that gun collectors in the US and Europe cannot get ahold of these handguns more due to the legal difficulties of getting them back from Iraq.

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    Miles

    Infantry Marine, based in the Midwest. Specifically interested in small arms history, development, and usage within the MENA region and Central Asia. To that end, I run Silah Report, a website dedicated to analyzing small arms history and news out of MENA and Central Asia.

    Please feel free to get in touch with me about something I can add to a post, an error I’ve made, or if you just want to talk guns. I can be reached at [email protected]


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