Firearms|Submachine Gun/PCC

By Drew Bryant
July 31st, 2022,

Maxim Defense is known for making quality rifles with a Close Quarter Combat (CQB) or Personal Defense Weapon (PDW) focus. Now, Maxim Defense is taking that knowledge and expertise and applying it to the extremely popular Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC) market. The PCC market is a dense and highly competitive market with names such as H&K, CZ, SIG SAUER, and B&T having strong market footholds currently. On Friday, Maxim Defense introduced their new MD-9 PCC to the market.

Below, is product description for Maxim’s new MD-9.

Product Description

When you’re looking for Maxim Defense ingenuity in a new standard AR-9, the MD-9 is your answer. The MD-9 was engineered to fit the growing demand for cutting-edge AR9-style rifles for today’s Military and commercial market.

Every MD-9 features Maxim’s free-floating barrel and custom handguard for increased comfort and versatility. These handguards provide a monolithic-like upper receiver platform and M-Slot compatibility.


Modified Maxim Defense HATEBRAKE
M-Rax and M-Slot compatible handguard
Military-grade materials
5.8″ barrel
ALG Combat Trigger
Radian charging handle and selector
Maxim CQB stock
Ambidextrous magazine release
Fully floated barrel
The last round holds open
Compatible with Glock 9mm magazines (Glock 19 and larger)

Caliber: 9x19mm Parabellum
Barrel Thread Pitch: ½-28
Material Composition: 7075 Aluminum & tool steel
Finish: Nitride / Type III Anodizing
Barrel Length: 5.8″ [147.32mm]
Overall Length: 20″ [508mm] (collapsed stock)
Weight: 6lb 1oz [2.75kg]
Barrel Material: 4150 CrMoV
Muzzle Velocity: 1,150 FPS (Federal FMJ 124gr)

The new PCC from Maxim Defense appears to be geared towards the higher-end of the PCC market. Maxim Defense have chosen thoughtful design and features you would expect from a quality PCC.

The new MD-9 PCC is available now on Maxim Defense’s website. The new PCC retails for $1,995 MSRP. Which be competing against H&K, SIG SAUER, and B&T for market share.

What do you think of Maxim’s new MD-9 PCC? Let us know in the comments below.

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