If you’re a Taurus fan, or a fan of military and police issue pistols, then the new TS9 full-size pistol might be something you want to check out. The TS9 is the issue weapon for Brazilian special ops teams as well other military and police agencies.
It had only been available to international and law enforcement customers but, due to a police contract overrun, Taurus is making some available to the U.S. in limited amounts. Although they don’t say what department the overrun was from, the Philippine National Police was one major buyer who purchased around 10,000 TS9’s back in 2019.
The TS9 is a 9mm striker fired pistol with 17 round magazines, adjustable sights, a picatinny accessory rail, ambidextrous mag release and a choice of four back straps. MSRP is listed at $499.99 and it will be available through Taurus’s network of dealers. Check out the specs and press release below:
Here’s Taurus’s press release . . .
Taurus International Manufacturing, Inc., a leading name in the world of firearms, is proud to announce the launch of its latest masterpiece, the TS9. This cutting-edge firearm is set to revolutionize the industry with a host of exceptional features, designed to elevate your shooting experience to new heights.
Previously available only to international military and law enforcement customers, the TS9 has passed the rigorous NATO testing protocols. It’s the pistol of choice for Brazil’s most elite special operations units and serves law enforcement and military units across the world. For the first time, thanks to a law enforcement sales overrun, the TS9 brings its rugged durability and reliability to the US market in limited quantities.
TS9 Key Features:
- Adjustable Rear Sight:The TS9 boasts an adjustable rear sight that allows shooters to fine-tune their accuracy for unparalleled marksmanship. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, this feature ensures every shot counts.
- Adjustable Front Sight:With an adjustable front sight, the TS9 offers superior versatility. Customize your sight picture to suit your preferences and shooting style, ensuring optimal target acquisition in any scenario.
- Accessory Rail (Picatinny/MIL-STD 1913):The integrated accessory rail provides compatibility with a wide range of accessories, including lights, lasers, and more. Customize your TS9 to meet your specific needs and mission requirements.
- Ambidextrous Magazine Release:Taurus understands the importance of accessibility and convenience for all shooters. The ambidextrous magazine release ensures that both left and right-handed users can operate the TS9 with ease.
- Interchangeable Backstraps (4 Sizes):The TS9 offers unmatched comfort and ergonomics, thanks to its four interchangeable backstraps. Tailor the grip to fit your hand perfectly, enhancing control and reducing recoil for a more enjoyable shooting experience.
Taurus International Manufacturing, Inc. takes pride in its commitment to safety and innovation, and the TS9 is no exception. With its advanced features and modern design, this firearm is poised to become the weapon of choice for discerning shooters worldwide.
The TS9 is available now at authorized Taurus dealers across the United States. For more information about the TS9 or to find a dealer near you, please visit TaurusUSA.com.
Capacity: 17+1 (2 magazines included)
Overall Length: 7.25 in.
Height: 5.64 in.
Barrel Length: 4.0 in.
Width: 1.26 in.
Weight: 35.25 oz.