Best Military Handgun in 2023 (Top 15 Picks)

Sometimes it might be quite difficult to find the best military handgun. With every niche market offering so many different products, it makes sense that this is the case.

Unfortunately, this very fact can make it incredibly difficult to find the item that best suits your needs, which is why we’ve put together this military handgun buying guide.

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1 LarKoo Tactical Handgun Shoulder Strap Messenger Bag Gun Ammo Holster Concealed Carry Pistol Pouch Padded Military Fanny Pack Range Bag for Shooting Hunting (Black) LarKoo Tactical Handgun Shoulder Strap Messenger Bag Gun Ammo Holster Concealed Carry Pistol Pouch...
2 Japanese Military Cartridge Handguns 1893-1945: A Revised and Expanded Edition of “Hand Cannons of Imperial Japan” Japanese Military Cartridge Handguns 1893-1945: A Revised and Expanded Edition of “Hand Cannons of...
3 Mozlly Light Up Sonic Military Handgun Toy - Lights and Sounds Military Camouflage Army Rangers Force Toy Gun for Kids, Toy Pistols Party Favors, Cosplay Costume, Prop and Pretend Play - 11.5 Inches Mozlly Light Up Sonic Military Handgun Toy - Lights and Sounds Military Camouflage Army Rangers...
4 Shooter's Bible Guide to Combat Handguns Shooter's Bible Guide to Combat Handguns
5 ProCase Tactical Sling Bag, Military Rover Shoulder Sling Pack, Outdoor Range Backpack ProCase Tactical Sling Bag, Military Rover Shoulder Sling Pack, Outdoor Range Backpack
6 GunSkins Pistol Skin - Premium Vinyl Gun Wrap with Precut Pieces - Easy to Install and Fits Any Handgun - 100% Waterproof Non-Reflective Matte Finish - GS Military OCP GunSkins Pistol Skin - Premium Vinyl Gun Wrap with Precut Pieces - Easy to Install and Fits Any...
7 Collector's Guide to Imperial Japanese Handguns 1893-1945 (Schiffer Military History) Collector's Guide to Imperial Japanese Handguns 1893-1945 (Schiffer Military History)
8 G4Free Tactical EDC Sling Bag Backpack with Pistol Holster Military Shoulder Backpack for Concealed Carry(Black) G4Free Tactical EDC Sling Bag Backpack with Pistol Holster Military Shoulder Backpack for Concealed...
9 BraveHawk OUTDOORS Tactical Drop Leg Holster, 900D Military Tactical MOLLE Pistol Handgun Thigh Holster Platform Panel for Glock 17 18 19 26 34 and More (Khaki) BraveHawk OUTDOORS Tactical Drop Leg Holster, 900D Military Tactical MOLLE Pistol Handgun Thigh...
10 The Official US Army Pistol Handbook - Updated: Combat Training & Marksmanship: Current, Full-Size Edition - Giant 8.5' x 11' Format: Large, Clear ... 3-23.35, FM 23-35) (Carlile Military Library) The Official US Army Pistol Handbook - Updated: Combat Training & Marksmanship: Current, Full-Size...
11 Fighting Handguns Fighting Handguns
12 Tactical Drop Leg Holster, 900D Military Tactical MOLLE Pistol Handgun Thigh Holster Right Handed,Tactical MOLLE Drop Leg Platform Panel for Glock 17 18 19 26 34 and More (Khaki) Tactical Drop Leg Holster, 900D Military Tactical MOLLE Pistol Handgun Thigh Holster Right...
13 Military Imagine Camo Handgun Come and Take It Gun Cap Hat American Flag Military Imagine Camo Handgun Come and Take It Gun Cap Hat American Flag
14 Olive Drab Green - Hard Gun Case Pistol Case – TSA Approved, Firearm Travel Case Hand Gun Cases for Pistols – DS3TeK Handgun Case w/Dual-Lock System Foam Inserts – Military-Grade Pistol Case Handguns Olive Drab Green - Hard Gun Case Pistol Case – TSA Approved, Firearm Travel Case Hand Gun Cases...
15 Handguns of the World: Military Revolvers and self-loaders from 1870 to 1945. Handguns of the World: Military Revolvers and self-loaders from 1870 to 1945.

15 Best Military Handgun Reviews:

Bestseller No. 1
LarKoo Tactical Handgun Shoulder Strap Messenger Bag Gun Ammo Holster Concealed Carry Pistol Pouch Padded Military Fanny Pack Range Bag for Shooting Hunting (Black)
  • 【Durable Material】 Constructed by lightweight but high quality and durable 1200D high density oxford, ABS Zippers material,suitable for outdoor activities, travel, cycling, camping, hiking, trekking, fishing, storage gadgets. Size:9.5'' X 3'' X 7.5''(L*W*H).
  • 【Pistol Shoulder Bag】Removable and adjustable shoulder strap and reinforced handle provide a more flexible carrying experience, the concealed carry holster can be used ambidextrously on both left and right hand, fits almost any gun from compact, middle, large sized guns and even full size pistols and revolvers,such as 1911, Glock, H&K, Ruger, S&W M&P Shield, Taurus, Springfield, Beretta, Kimber, Walther
  • 【Multi-Purpose】 The front and side of the EDC Molle&Pouch can be placed in your cell phone, pen, keychain, medical supplies or any necessary gadgets you need, Fit for iPhone Xs/Xs Max/Plus/8, Samsung Galaxy Note 9/8/S9/S9 Plus/S8/S7 Edge, Huawei Mate 20 Pro/Huawei Mate 20 Lite,ect.
  • 【Tactical Gear Clip&Molle&Two compartments Design】 Tactical Gear Clip is for your keys; Two Molle buckle strap on the back could be attached to a tactical backpack, combat vest, tactical battle belt, or other MOLLE gears as an extra exterior pouch; the back bag is available to hold a pistol, The front bag fits ipad mini, smartphones, jotter, pens, GPS device, digital camera, medical supplies, cigarettes, wallet, keychain, flashlight and small hand tools.
  • 【100% Quality Warranty】 Your satisfaction is our first priority, we take care of all quality-related issues with a REPLACEMENT OR FULL REFUND with 45 days; If you encounter any problem while using, never hesitate to send email to us and we will make it all right for you.
Bestseller No. 2
Japanese Military Cartridge Handguns 1893-1945: A Revised and Expanded Edition of “Hand Cannons of Imperial Japan”
  • Reference Book
  • Japanese Military Cartridge Handguns 1893-1945: A Revised and Expanded Edition of hand Cannons of Imperial Japan Hardcover by Harry L Derby Schiffer Publishing
  • Hardcover Book
  • Derby, Harry L. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 3
Mozlly Light Up Sonic Military Handgun Toy - Lights and Sounds Military Camouflage Army Rangers Force Toy Gun for Kids, Toy Pistols Party Favors, Cosplay Costume, Prop and Pretend Play - 11.5 Inches
  • THE LIGHT UP ARMY GUN FOR KIDS COMES WITH UNIQUE DESIGN YOU WILL LOVE – Perfect for war battles and army invasion pretend plays of historic weapon props for soldiers and police forces. A plastic handgun as weapon prop for battle costumes to match with any armor and special forces costumes. LED military gun toys are essential for kids who enjoy action playtime with their friends and family to develop motor and imaginative skills.
  • THE SONIC ARMY HANDGUN IS FOR KIDS WHO LOVE COOL MILITARY TOY GUNS – This will make the perfect army camo gun for any young military and battle enthusiast. A perfect toy gun to engage in pretend battles and heroic adventures in the backyard, at the park, and at parties. Great weapon accessory for war-themed Halloween and cosplay for kids ages 3 years and up. Ideal toy for little soldiers to share and play with his siblings and friends.
  • INCLUDED WITH THE PURCHASE OF TOY CAMO GUN – Includes 1 Mozlly Lights and Sounds Military Camo Hand Gun Toy that boasts real light up LEDS, gunshot sounds and vibrations to make for a realistic accessory for army and military costumes. It includes 2 AA batteries for battle ready action straight out of the box. The military camo handgun light up toy features a realistic camouflage design and measures 11.5Lx7Wx2L inches.
  • HIGH-QUALITY TOY GUN WITH EFFECTS – Made from durable plastic construction to withstand epic war battles indoor or outdoor. Lightweight, enhanced by vibrations, bright LED lights, and firing sounds to add thrill. The army hand gun toy with realistic sounds and texture is perfect for pretend play which develops a child's motor, imaginative, and understanding skills while improving self-esteem. Recommended for kids ages 3 and older.
  • IDEAL USE FOR THE ARMY LIGHT UP GUN TOY – The vibrating pretend gun for kids and adults is best to use for role playing and pretend play combat military mission. Join the party or cosplay as a fictional character or a special soldier with the army toy gun as your weapon. It boasts cool features that make for a realistic accessory to special forces and modern-inspired Halloween costumes or props and giveaways for battle themed-birthday parties.
Bestseller No. 4
Shooter's Bible Guide to Combat Handguns
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Sadowski, Robert A. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 1050 Pages - 02/01/2012 (Publication Date) - Skyhorse (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 5
ProCase Tactical Sling Bag, Military Rover Shoulder Sling Pack, Outdoor Range Backpack
  • 🍀 Size: 9.8 x 7.5 x 6 inches; Three compartments and multiple dividers are enough for carrying your Mini iPad, mobile, wallet, keys, gloves, kettle, flashlight, chargers and other essentials
  • 🍀 Multi-purpose tactical rover sling pack with molle as day pack or EDC bag; Made from premium oxford fabric, water-resistant and durable
  • 🍀 Thickly hidden back pocket with breathable mesh backing is ideal for placing handguns and ammunition
  • 🍀 Versatile 3 ways carrying style: shoulder bag, chest sling-back sling, or simply hand carry it; Detachable and adjustable shoulder strap
  • 🍀 Hook & loop for attaching personality tags according to liking; Compact yet lightweight; The perfect choice for hunting expedition or shooting range sport
Bestseller No. 6
GunSkins Pistol Skin - Premium Vinyl Gun Wrap with Precut Pieces - Easy to Install and Fits Any Handgun - 100% Waterproof Non-Reflective Matte Finish - GS Military OCP
  • FITS ANY HANDGUN – Pistol Skins conform to any shape. Designed to fit any semi-automatic pistols with a barrel length of eight inches or less. Also can be installed on revolvers, airsoft, and paintball guns, too! Comes with two 4.75 inch by 8 inch frame pieces, one 3.75 inch by 8 inch slide piece, and two 1 inch by 3.25 inch pieces of additional material.
  • EASY TO INSTALL VINYL WRAP – Do it yourself installation means you have creative control. Choose how much or how little to wrap with the help of our one-of-a-kind precut templates and installation videos. Use a heat gun to conform the vinyl to the surface and a hobby knife to trim to fit. Install in just a few hours. No cure time, ready for immediate use!
  • WATERPROOF NON-REFLECTIVE MATTE FINISH – GunSkins are made from high-performance, premium vinyl. This automotive grade vinyl is 100% waterproof and non-porous. This is perfect for hunting waterfowl when you are knee deep among the reeds. No rain, no rust, no worries!
  • REMOVEABLE AND GHOSTAVES BEHIND NO RESIDUE – This non-permanent finish will not alter the resell value of your gun. If you need to take it off, simply add heat and remove. The surface will be just as it was prior to installation. Switch patterns for different hunting seasons with ease!
  • LIFETIME WARRANTY – This GunSkins product has a Lifetime Warranty which covers normal use by the initial user of this product. This GunSkins product will be free of fading for the duration of the warranty period as long as initial user has the product correctly installed on a firearm, firearm accessory or other GunSkins approved application.
Bestseller No. 7
Collector's Guide to Imperial Japanese Handguns 1893-1945 (Schiffer Military History)
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Brown, James D. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 144 Pages - 11/15/2007 (Publication Date) - Schiffer Military (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 8
G4Free Tactical EDC Sling Bag Backpack with Pistol Holster Military Shoulder Backpack for Concealed Carry(Black)
  • DURABLE & WATER RESISTANT: The tactical sling bag is made of durable 900D Polyester with waterproof coating, water-resistant and scratch-resistant. Double-stitching for heavy-duty zippers, to make them last for a long time.
  • GREAT EDC BACKPACK & FREE GIFTS--- Tactical Sling Pack size approx is 12.9 * 13.8 * 5.9 inches. Weight: 1.7LB. Small size but has adequate space for carrying a 14” iPad, safety glasses, ear protection, spare magazines, wallet, etc on daily basis. Come with 6 PCS Free Gifts Accessories -- 1x USA Flag Patches, 1 x D-Ring Spring Lock Buckle, 2 x D-Ring Tactical Carabiners, 2 x Tactical 360 Rotation D-ring Clips.
  • MULTI POCKETS --- 1 main compartment, 1 holster/back compartment, 2 front pockets, 2 side pockets. A bungee cord in the front pocket for securing small items, the main compartment has a laptop compartment that fits 12.9 inch iPad and several interlayer pockets to keep the item organized. Super soft and ventilated padded back cushion for your daily activities. With 2 zippered side pockets as quick access for small necessities like coins, tissues, and cards.
  • WITH PISTOL HOLSTER --- Come with a holster with a magic sticker, hidden in the back compartment with double zippers. The top of the compartment opens by zipping about 3-4” down each side and a magic sticker along the top along with a shoulder strap with a clip. keeping your CCW stayed in place. ALL COMPARTMENT are equipped with SBS zipper with tab, quiet and high quality.
  • HUMANIZED DESIGN& MULTIFUNCTIONAL---Tactical sling backpack has an adjustable and comfortable padded single shoulder straps and also has added waist strap to keep the bag from swinging around your body as you move with it or bend down. Equipped with Molle Webbing and front load compression system Y strap for expansion. Perfect sling pack for the gunman. You can use the small tactical backpack as an EDC sling pack, chest bag, handbag, tactical, pouch, first-aid kit, a diaper bag, and so on.
SaleBestseller No. 9
BraveHawk OUTDOORS Tactical Drop Leg Holster, 900D Military Tactical MOLLE Pistol Handgun Thigh Holster Platform Panel for Glock 17 18 19 26 34 and More (Khaki)
  • Tactical Drop Leg Holster - This drop leg holster can be easily mounted on your right leg by using the two straps. With two top securing straps, this holster ensures that your pistol will not fall out while in the field, and keeps your gun facing downward. Quick release plastic buckle for easy access. Size: 12 x 13.5 inch and suitable for most pistols, paintball and airsoft guns, such as Glock 26 30 42 45 92 96 and more pistols.
  • 900D Army Grade and Water Resistant Materials - Made of real 900x600D high-density military nylon oxford and inner PU water resistant layer, so this heavy-duty pack is scratch resistant, anti-abrasive, colorfast, rust resistant, and it is reinforced at all stress points.
  • Right-handed and Adjustable Design - The holster's hook and loop hood strap is adustable to fit different size handguns. And the drop strap and leg strap are also adjustable to fit different people's legs. This leg holster is designed for Right Handed shooters.
  • Detachable and Convenient to Use - This detachable drop leg holster consists of 4 parts: one pistol holster, one magazine pouch and one small radio pouch. All accessories can be detached, and can be attached to other MOLLE system belts.
  • Drop Leg Panel with Attachment System Belts - The Panel has some expandable belts for mounting extra small pouch and hanging stuff like sunglasses, flashlight, interphone.
Bestseller No. 10
The Official US Army Pistol Handbook - Updated: Combat Training & Marksmanship: Current, Full-Size Edition - Giant 8.5" x 11" Format: Large, Clear ... 3-23.35, FM 23-35) (Carlile Military Library)
  • Army, US (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 144 Pages - 10/17/2017 (Publication Date) - CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 11
Fighting Handguns
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Cooper, Jeff (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 12/01/2018 (Publication Date) - Valmy Publishing (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 12
Tactical Drop Leg Holster, 900D Military Tactical MOLLE Pistol Handgun Thigh Holster Right Handed,Tactical MOLLE Drop Leg Platform Panel for Glock 17 18 19 26 34 and More (Khaki)
  • 【Durable material 】 This drop leg holster Made of high density waterproof durable 900D military oxford fabric, size in about 31cmX34cm,leg strap about 69cmL,can adjustable, about 0.45kg/pc, material is solid,tactical and well stitched. Buckle snaps are good and the velcro placements are perfect.
  • 【Molle system is removable】 Tactical MOLLE Pistol Handgun Thigh Holster included a platform panel and a gun holster , a small pouch and adjustable straps.Drop leg platform panel has some expandable belts for mounting extra small pouch, you can even add more stuff if so needed, such as Carabiner, glasses, Walkie talkie and so on. The gun holster is universal,suitable for most pistols, paintball and airsoft guns, such as Glock 26 30 42 45 92 96 and more pistols.
  • 【Right-handed & Adjustable Design】This drop leg holster can be easily mounted on your right leg by using the two straps. The holster's hook and loop hood strap is adustable to fit different size handguns. And the drop strap and leg strap are also adjustable to fit different people's legs.
  • 【Detachable and Convenient to Use】 This detachable drop leg holster consists of 4 parts: one pistol holster, one magazine pouch and one small radio pouch. All accessories can be detached, and can be attached to other MOLLE system belts.
  • 【Suitable for different occasion】alternative for a simple, lightweight and comfortable thigh rig for airsoft, biking, cycling, hiking, and other outdoor activities
Bestseller No. 14
Olive Drab Green - Hard Gun Case Pistol Case – TSA Approved, Firearm Travel Case Hand Gun Cases for Pistols – DS3TeK Handgun Case w/Dual-Lock System Foam Inserts – Military-Grade Pistol Case Handguns
  • Unlike weak, poorly designed pistol cases that crack, chip and break under stress, The Cedar Mill Fine Firearms pistol case is specifically engineered for strength and durability. Constructed of carbon fiber reinforced ds3tek polypropylene, this crush-resistant gun carry case is made to flex under pressure, but not break – Keeping your hand gun case safe from impact by distributing pressure over a larger area and decreasing pressure per square inch.
  • 12” x 8” x 3.5” don’t settle for hard pistol case s that lack the secure, durable locking system you need. our revolver case features a double-latch system with 2 locking lugs for a firm, consistent seal. Compatible with chained, paddle or combination locks (not included). Our 12x8x3.5-inch pistol hard case fits some of the largest handguns, many revolvers & most guns under 6”. included: 2 foam inserts w/ 4 total foam pieces.
  • At Cedar Mill Fine Firearms, we believe that affordability and lifelong-quality protection should go hand in hand 🇺🇸. As an american-based business, we support our customers’ second amendment rights, and construct our pistol carrying case out of the highest-quality, most durable materials – for intelligent designs that are made to last for decades. If for any reason you aren’t satisfied with your hard case with foam, simply reach out so we can make it right.
  • Superior protection from the elements with a water-resistant splash-proof polymer hard shell outer case, our pistol gun case with lock effectively protects your firearms from spills or rainstorms made to absorb any oncoming impact. This uv-proof + dust-proof pistol box also seals out dirt, dust, sand, and debris to protect fine optics, delicate triggers, and keep your gun case foam looking new for years to come. engineered to float in water with no o-ring to lubricate or maintain.
  • Designed by former tsa and private security guards our gun carrying case for pistols has been rigorously tested and manufactured to comply with current tsa firearms policies. In fact, our tsa gun case for pistols has flown so many times, it should have its own frequent flyer miles. Lightweight to carry with lifelong-durable, our stackable interlocking tsa approved gun cases also allow you to transport multiple cases without tipping or sliding.
SaleBestseller No. 15
Handguns of the World: Military Revolvers and self-loaders from 1870 to 1945.
  • Hardcover Book
  • Edward C. Ezell (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 704 Pages - 02/03/1992 (Publication Date) - Barnes and Noble (Publisher)

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How to find the best military handgun?

Here, we’ll be going over a number of factors that you can use to ensure that you’re purchasing the best military handgun for you.

Regardless of which type of item you’re looking to buy, chances are that there are existing buying guides on the internet, all of which aim to give you good military handgun recommendations.

Despite these recommendations, however, it’s always a good idea to do your own research. In addition to this research, asking yourself the following questions is also super helpful:

  • What features does the military handgun need to have to be perfect for my needs?
  • What is my budget?
  • Do I need to purchase a certain brand?

Once you’ve answered these questions and have a good idea of what you’re looking for and the buying process becomes much easier. Keep in mind that when looking for the best product, there’s no need to rush. In fact, very rarely are the ideal products found by choosing the first one you see or by basing your decisions on only one factor. Take your time and enjoy the process!

Now, with the answers to the previous questions in mind, we urge you to use our upcoming buying guide for military handgun to find what you’re looking for:

Brand

In some cases, the brand of military handgun is very important. For example, if you’re looking for an item that works in tandem with another, you might very well need both products to be the same brand. If this is the case, it’s vital to pay attention to this factor, as choosing the wrong product can mean the difference between wasting your money and buying a great product that functions as it should.

Features

The features in any given military handgun are important because they can dictate which version of an item you need and how much money you need to spend. Consider all the key features that you want your item to have and don’t settle for anything that doesn’t check at least ¾ of your boxes.

Reviews

Customer reviews about military handgun are crucial – especially when you’re buying a product that costs a lot of money or serves a big importance. Luckily, most products can be found online, which means that it’s common for there to be scores of customer reviews from those who have already purchased any given product.

Pay attention to these reviews. Take note of the pros and cons that they mention, and factor these into your big decision. In some cases, you’ll be forced to sacrifice one con in order to gain a particular pro, but being aware of the potential con is going to be beneficial in either case.

Quality

Of course, quality is key. You don’t want to purchase a low-quality product. If you do, you run the risk of your item breaking, not working properly, or otherwise proving to be very disappointing, as well as a waste of money.

You can compare military handgun quality by researching what your potential purchases are made from, contrasting the individual items against each other to discern which one is made of the best materials.

Warranty

Warranty isn’t always going to be important, but it definitely can be. This is especially true if the item in question is tech-related or expensive. A good warranty will be valid for an extended time after purchase and cover a variety of problems ranging from item defects to random accidents, water damage, and other miscellaneous events that could ruin your product.

Conclusion

The quest to find the best military handgun can be daunting – but it doesn’t have to be. It can be made much easier by asking yourself a few simple questions and then thinking critically about the items you want to buy. Consider their features, quality, brand, warranty, and customer reviews and you’re more likely to make a great purchase.