The AR9 Carbine

Base Price: $2,095 (Non-Fluted) | $2,195 (Fluted)

Not simply a converted AR-15, the Wilson Combat AR9 has been specifically designed for superior reliability and maximum accuracy, while retaining the familiar handling and controls of the AR platform.


The Wilson Combat AR9 was designed from the ground up as the new standard in pistol-caliber carbine reliability. The use of common 9mm service pistol magazines makes it an ideal choice for patrol, home defense, and cost-effective tactical training.

Not simply a converted AR-15, the Wilson Combat AR9 has been specifically designed for superior reliability and maximum accuracy, while retaining the familiar handling and controls of the AR platform. The AR9 is available with your choice of pistol-magazine compatibility, barrel length, custom Armor Tuff colors, and other accessory options to suit your specific needs.

Wilson Combat engineers have designed three unique AR9 lower receivers with last-round bolt hold open that are compatible with the most popular 9mm service pistol magazines from GLOCK®,  and Beretta® and the Wilson Combat EDC X9. AR9G lowers will except all double column 9mm Glock magazines. AR9B lowers will except all double column 9mm (92 Series) Beretta magazines. AR9X lowers will except all double column 9mm (EDC X9 and eXperior Double Stack) Wilson Combat magazines. These billet-machined aluminum receiver models also accept standard AR accessories like furniture, triggers, charging handles, buttstocks, and optics, and incorporate an integral trigger guard and flared magwell for fast reloading. The AR9 series of carbines has multiple patent-pending features that make it unique to the 9mm carbine market.

The Wilson Combat AR9 closed-bolt blowback operating system is soft shooting and reliable with a wide variety of 9mm loads and exhibits flawless feeding with all common pistol bullet shapes, including hollowpoint and +P tactical ammunition. The AR9 bolt hold open ensures reliable lockback on empty with your pistol’s factory magazines. The AR9 proprietary bolt carrier group with heavy-duty claw extractor and plunger ejector is tuned for exceptional reliability.

The AR9 is also an optimized suppressor host with minimal gas blowback and enhanced accuracy over other designs. Wilson Combat carbon steel match-grade button-rifled 1-10” twist 9mm barrels ensure that the AR9 meets our stringent quality and accuracy requirements.

The Wilson Combat AR9 can be ordered with your choice of GLOCK® 17, Beretta® 92 or Wilson EDC X9 magazine compatibility and configured as a pistol, carbine or short-barreled rifle (all NFA rules apply). The AR9 is offered with your choice of fluted or non-fluted barrels in multiple lengths and various Wilson Combat-designed muzzle devices.

“We have extensively tested the AR9 and it has exceeded my expectations for reliability and accuracy. When the AR9 is mated with a quality red dot sight and weapon light it is an exceptional training and home defense firearm for shooters of all skill levels.” -Bill Wilson, President of Wilson Combat.

GLOCK® and Beretta® are trademarks of their respective companies and are not affiliated with Wilson Combat.

AR9G Note: Because of the wide variability in factory ammunition and many generations of GLOCK® pistol magazines we recommend the use of ETS brand GLOCK® magazines or the latest generation factory GLOCK® magazines and extra power magazine springs for optimum reliability in the AR9G model.

  • Caliber: 9mm – WC-AR9 Platform
  • Barrel Length: 16" Round Threaded, 16" Fluted Threaded
  • Overall Length: 33" (16" Barrel)
  • Weight Empty: 7 lbs 0.2 oz (16" Non-Fluted), 7 lbs 1.2 oz (16" Fluted)
  • Magazine Compatibility: GLOCK®, Beretta®, or EDC X9 (See Description)

*Photos may include features and/or upgrades not included in the base model and price.

*Weights shown are close approximations. Due to slight variations in all  parts and/or custom option deviations, we cannot guarantee the weight to be 100% specific on any firearm.

*Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Firearms will be invoiced at prevailing prices at time of delivery.

*Due to the current unprecedented demand for our firearms, some components may be substituted in order to complete your firearm in a more timely manner.



  • Billet Upper (Flat-Top) and Billet Lower Receiver
  • Wilson Combat Match Grade Barrel
  • 5/8”x24 Threaded Muzzle with Q-Comp
  • Wilson Combat M-LOK® Rail (suitable for gas block coverage)
  • Wilson Combat/BCM Starburst Gunfighter Grip, Black
  • Wilson/Rogers Super-Stoc®
  • Wilson Combat TTU (Tactical Trigger Unit) 9mm, 4#
  • Proprietary Bolt for Excellent Feed Reliability with Common Bullet Profiles
  • Armor-Tuff® Finish applied over Mil-Spec Hard Anodized Upper/Lower Receivers
  • Use of Commonly Available Service Magazines
  • Positive Lock Back on Empty Magazine
  • Standard AR Furniture/Sight Compatibility
  • Quiet Suppressor Host
  • Can be built to meet California compliant specifications
*M-LOK® is a registered trademark of Magpul Industries Corp.


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