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GSh-18
9 mm pistol

The 9mm GSh-18 pistol is designed for close combat. This is a new generation personal weapon that has incorporated the latest achievements in development and production of this class weapons.

A high power cartridge and a high capacity double-column magazine, which doesn’t shuffle cartridges, make the pistol reliable and effective.

An automatic safety catch ensures safety coupled with a high level of fire readiness. A high accuracy of fire stems from good ergonomic performance.

An adjustable magazine-hold button enables firing from either hand.

The use of a plastic frame reduces the pistol weight and guarantee long service life.

The pistol may be fitted with a laser designator.

The 9x19mm pistol cartridge (7N31) with armor-piercing bullet makes the pistol effective against body-armored personnel (wearing armor vests).

Main characteristics
Caliber, mm
9
Cartridge type
9x19mm pistol cartridge with armor-piercing bullet (7N31) and other various type of 9x19mm pistol cartridges
Muzzle velocity, m/s
535-570
Effective range of fire, m
up to 50
Weight (w/o magazine), kg
not more than 0.5
Magazine weight (w/o rounds), kg
not more than 0.09
Magazine capacity, rds
18
Basic dimensions, mm
not more than 184x136x34