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).