The 9mm Makarov PM pistol is a personal offensive/defensive weapon designed to engage enemy manpower at short distances.
The pistol has a simple design, is easy to handle and is always ready for action. It has small dimensions and weight, is handy and fail-safe.
The pistol has a hammer-type double-action trigger mechanism which enables the shooter to quickly open fire by pressing the trigger without pre-cocking the hammer.
Safe handling of the pistol is provided by a reliable safety mechanism and the hammer moving automatically to the half-cock position when the trigger is released.