A member of the Beretta family, the Stoeger brand has been quietly updating its carry handgun offerings in the past few years and now is a competitor in the micro 9mm field.

We stopped by Stoeger's booth at the NRA Annual Meetings last week in Indianapolis and got the details on the new STR-9MC. Based on the company's already proven STR-9 series of polymer-framed striker-fired double stack 9mm handguns, the new STR-9MCs run just 6.1 inches overall, while hitting the scales at 18.5 ounces. 

 

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the new Stoeger STR-9MC series pistol
The STR-9MC is available in two primary models, offering choices between optics-ready or not, and low-profile adjustable sights or Tritium night sights. (Photo: Guns.com)
the new Stoeger STR-9MC series pistols
These come in at about the same size as a SIG P365 or Springfield Armory Hellcat and ship with either two or three magazines, depending on the model. (Photo: Guns.com)
the new Stoeger STR-9MC series pistol
These include a flush 10+1 round mag with an optional pinky extension. (Photo: Guns.com)
the new Stoeger STR-9MC series pistol
And an extended 13+1 round mag. Note the front and rear slide serrations. (Photo: Guns.com)


The optics-ready models have a milled slide with an RMS/SMS pattern footprint, while the sight has a blacked-out rear serrated rear and white dot front. 

MSRP for the new Stoeger STR-9MC series pistols runs between $399 and $479 depending on variant. 

Photos and video by Samantha Mursan, copy by Alexander Reville and Chris Eger, video editing by Ben Philippi, copy editing by Melea Burke.

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