Manurhin MR73 Gendarmerie Online
It developed the Manurhin MR73 Gendarmerie series of revolvers specifically for the requirements of the French Gendarmerie and special service units of the French Police and Military. With a venerable history and tradition of fine gun-making behind them, the Manurhin series of revolvers are genuinely world-class.
Thanks to Beretta, you can now get a piece of the elite weapon in the form of the Manurhin MR73. That’s right, and Beretta has begun importing two different models of the Manurhin revolver, identified as the best revolver in the world. James Reeves of TFB TV got his hands on an MR73 and reviewed it. Let’s take a look; what do we do?
After almost fifty years of service as the first formal GIGN revolver, it has never been formally decommissioned. As a result, we’ve compiled a series of articles on the Manurhin revolver in the spirit of appreciation for historical firearms with exceptional design.
So, the MR73 was a standard issue with France’s Gendarmerie and some police units, including Special Weapons and Tactics teams (RAID, GIGN and comparable units). The GIGN selected the MR73 partly for its ability to withstand 150 rounds of full-power ammunition almost indefinitely during daily range practice.