The AMR9 SMG: Blending Design and Performance

cod mw3 AMR9 SMG

The AMR9 is an SMG in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

The foundation of the AMR9 is based on its real-world counterpart, the 9mm AR-15. This SMG combines an M16-style buttstock and pistol grip with a 9mm chambering, offering an intriguing blend of design features. The 9mm chambering allows for a controllable rate of fire while maintaining ammunition efficiency.

Players are provided with an array of attachment options, enabling them to customize the AMR9 to their preferred playstyle and in-game scenarios. This adaptability is invaluable for players who value versatility in their loadouts. Discover the Best Loadout for the AMR9 and how to best equip yourself for success!

The AMR9 is suitable for players who appreciate a firearm with a familiar AR-style design but chambered in a pistol cartridge. It offers both accuracy and versatility, making it an excellent choice for close to medium-range combat situations.

How to Unlock the AMR9 in MW3

Reach level 4 with your account.

AMR9 Stats

Main Stats

  • Time to Kill: 330ms
  • ADS Speed: 240ms
  • Bullet Velocity: 625m/s
  • Fire Rate: 789.5
  • Sprint to Fire Speed: 294ms


  • Headshot: 39
  • Upper Torso: 36
  • Lower Torso: 33
  • Flinch: 0.7
  • Average Damage: 35.7
  • Shot to Kill: 5


  • Effective Range: 16.5m
  • Minimum Range: 38.1m

Hip Fire

  • Minimum Spread: 2
  • Maximum Spread: 6.1
  • Flinch Resistance: 0.2
  • Tac Stance Spread: 3.3


  • Movement Speed: 4.9m/s
  • Crouch Speed: 1.9m/s
  • Sprint Speed: 5.6m/s
  • Tactical Sprint Speed: 7m/s
  • ADS Movement Speed: 3.1m/s
  • Reload Speed: 2.5s
  • Swap Speed: 1360s

Unlockable Attachments

Level Attachment
2 Sakin ZX Grip (Rear Grip)
3 KR Minitac-40 Riser (Optic)
4 STER45 Skyfury Compensator S (Muzzle)
5 Pipeline Pro LTS (Stock)
6 AMR9 Enforcer Long (Barrel)
7 Hellhound Carbine (Stock)
8 9mm Low Grain Rounds (Ammunition)
9 20 Round Mag (Magazine)
11 OORT-6 Precision (Stock)
12 Harrow Palmrest Grip (Rear Grip)
13 XTEN Phantom-5 Handstop (Underbarrel)
14 50 Round Mag (Magazine)
15 TA Venom (Stock)
16 Tectonic Micro Integral Suppressor (Barrel)
17 DAV15 Light Tactical (Stock)
18 XTEN Grip (Rear Grip)
19 FSS Spectre Microtherm (Optic)
20 Demo LTS (Stock)
21 Tectonic Herald Light (Barrel)
22 100 Round Drum (Magazine)
23 Seraph-14 Heavy Carbine (Stock)
24 L4R Flash Hider (Muzzle)
25 Phantom Grip (Rear Grip)
26 AMR9 Commando Pro (Barrel)
27 Demo D50 Buffer Tube (Stock)
28 Nimbus-6 Integrated Suppressor (Barrel)
29 9mm High Grain Rounds (Ammunition)

Camo Challenges for the AMR9


Camo Challenge
DART Achieve 50 Kills
AMARANTH SANDS Obtain 25 Hip Fire Kills
MICROSCOPIC Attain 10 Kills While Crouching Or Sliding
RAINFALL GLITCH Achieve 15 Kills On Operators Affected By Your Tactical
GILDED Get 10 Kills Without The Enemy Damaging You
FORGED Achieve 10 Kills Shortly After ADS (Aim Down Sights)
PRICELESS Achieve 10 Kills While Being Out Of The Enemy's Line Of Sight


Camo Challenge
DISORIENTED Achieve 250 Kills
TOXIC SANDS Attain 250 Kills With Frost Damage
FERVER Achieve 20 Consecutive Kills 10 Times Without Taking Damage
TORMENT GLITCH Achieve 250 Kills With Full Attachments
GOLDEN ENIGMA Get 100 kills and successfully extract in a single deployment
ZIRCON SCALE Attain 300 kills while it's pack-a-punched
SERPENTINITE Obtain 10 special or elite zombie kills