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[VIDEO ] Here Are The 5 ‘Most Dangerous’ Pistols On The Planet

I came across this particular video a couple months back and it really interested me for several reasons, but mostly, because I wanted to know just what pistols our Russian and Chinese enemies were using.

But mostly, it’s because I’m kind of a ‘gun geek’, it’s part of my job description here at GAO and you could say I have a dog in the fight, because I own one of the pistols on the list below and I wanted to see just what the competition was using.

For each of the pistols mentioned (in order of appearance), I’m going to place a small description and a link so that you to do more reading about them.

#5. The British Webley Revolver:

The Webley Revolver (also known as the Webley Top-Break Revolver or Webley Self-Extracting Revolver) was, in various designations, a standard issue service pistol for the armed forces of the United Kingdom, and countries of the British Empire and the Commonwealth of Nations, from 1887 to 1970. The Webley is a top-break revolver and breaking the revolver operates the extractor, which removes cartridges from the cylinder. The Webley Mk I service revolver was adopted in 1887 and the Mk IV rose to prominence during the Boer War of 1899–1902. The Mk VI was introduced in 1915, during wartime, and is the best-known model. To continue reading, click HERE.

#4.  The SR-1 Vektor :

In the mid 90-s, Russian engineers living in the Moscow suburbs decided to create an analogue of an elegant yet powerful pistol of that era – the famous Italian Beretta that’s still widely used not only by SpecOps units operating in urban areas, but also by officers guarding the countries’ leaders.  However, the constructors decided to make their upcoming creation more powerful and effective in close combat. The result surpassed their greatest expectations, as the newly arrived  SR-1 Vektor (also known as ‘Gyurza’ in Russia) was immediately adopted by Federal Protective Service (the people guarding Russian presidents). The trouble is that it was also banned in the U.S. due to its drastic firepower. To Continue reading click HERE.

#.3 The Chinese Type 92 :

The Type 92 / QSZ-92 is a modern military pistol which is now a standard sidearm of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and many police organizations inside China. Designed during early 1990s and currently manufactured by state-owned ordnance organizations, it is now available in two externally similar, but internally different versions. The first one, intended for military use inside China, is the QSZ92-5.8. It is chambered for indigenous 5.8×42 DAP-5.8 ammunition, which is loaded with pointed, steel-core bullets. Second version, known as QSZ92-9, is primarily intended for police use, and is chambered for ubiquitous 9×19 Luger ammunition, which is known in Chinese service as DAP92-9. The latter version is also manufactured for commercial, export sales as NORINCO NP-42 and CF-98, with slight variations in markings and external appearance. The CF-98 is also available chambered for 7.62×25 Tokarev ammunition. To continue reading click HERE.

#2. The M1911 :

The M1911 (Colt 1911 or Colt Government) is a single-action, recoil-operated, semi-automatic pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge. The pistol’s formal U.S. military designation as of 1940 was Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 for the original model adopted in March 1911, and Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911A1 for the improved M1911A1 model which entered service in 1926. The designation changed to Pistol, Caliber .45, Automatic, M1911A1 in the Vietnam War era. To continue reading click HERE.

#1. The FN Five-Seven :

The FN Five-seven (stylized as Five-seveN) is a semi-automatic pistol designed and manufactured by FN Herstal in Belgium. The pistol is named for the 5.7×28mm cartridge’s bullet diameter, and the trademark’s capitalization style is intended to emphasize the manufacturer’s initials—FN. The Five-seven pistol was developed in conjunction with the FN P90 personal defense weapon and the FN 5.7×28mm cartridge. The P90 was introduced in 1990, and the Five-seven was introduced in 1998 as a pistol using the same 5.7×28mm ammunition. Developed as a companion pistol to the P90, the Five-seven shares many of its design features: it is a lightweight polymer-based weapon with a relatively large magazine capacity, ambidextrous controls, low recoil, and the ability to penetrate body armor when using certain cartridge types. To continue reading click HERE.

Okay folks, there you go, I hope you will find all of this as interesting as I did!!

H/T – Wikipedia – –



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