Makarov Pistol

Semi-automatic pistol designed in 1948 by Nikolay Makarov was used during Vietnam War, War in Donbass or First and Second Chechen War. In 1951 it became the Soviet Union's standard military and police hand gun.


Weapon type:semi-automatic pistol
Weight:0.73 kg (2.61 lb)
Calibre & cartridge:9×18mm Makarov
Capacity:8 rounds
Effective range:50 m
Designer:Nikolay Makarov
Manufacturer:Izhevsk Mechanical Plant
Muzzle velocity:315 m/s (1,030 ft/s)