CZ 75

The CZ 75 is a pistol made in the Czech Republic that has both semi-automatic and selective fire variants. It is one of the original "wonder nines" and first was introduced in 1975. It has a good reputation amongst pistol shooters for quality and reliability and is widely distributed throughout the world. It is also the most favourite sport gun in the Czech Republic.

Specifications

Weapon type:semi-automatic pistol
Weight:1.12 kg (2.47 lb)
Calibre & cartridge:9×19mm Parabellum
Capacity:16 rounds
Effective range:50 m
Designed:1975
Designer:Josef and František Koucký
Manufacturer:Česká zbrojovka a.s.
Number built:1,000,000+
Action:short recoil, tilting barrel
In service:1976–present
Muzzle velocity:from 985 to 1500 ft/sec