Encyclopedia of firearms and ammunition of the XX and XXI centuries

IZH-81, IZH-81K

IZH-81, IZH-81K

IZH-81 pump action shotgun was designed in 1993 by Izhevsk Mechanical Plant (IMZ), also known by its trade mark “Baikal”. It was produced by the same ...

PASAM

PASAM

PASAM submachine gun / machine pistol (Pistola Automatica e Semi-Automatica Mauser) was produced in Brazil during early 1960s as a conversion of existing ...

Balanced action

Balanced action

Balanced action in automatic firearms can be traced back to pre-WW1 era, to various attempts to create low-recoil weapons. In these attempts, designers ...

REX AKB-15

REX AKB-15

REX AKB-15 assault rifle was developed by Slovenian company AREX. First displayed in 2015, by mid-2018 it is reported to be in low rate initial production. ...

Zastava M92

Zastava M92

Zastava M92 compact assault rifle (for some reason type-classified as “submachine gun” by its current manufacturer) has been developed and produced in ...

Zastava M77

Zastava M77

Zastava M77 assault rifle has been developed and produced in former Yugoslavia since late 1970s. It was based on the Zastava M70 rifle and was intended for ...

Zastava M70

Zastava M70

Zastava M70 rifle serves as a base for a broad family of 7.62x39mm assault rifles, which first entered production in early 1970s in Yugoslavia and are ...

AK-200

AK-200

“Two hundredth” series of Kalashnikov AK assault rifles was initially conceived in around 2009 in an attempt to produce an improved variant of the basic ...

Device 3B, TKB-059

Device 3B, TKB-059

     The Korobov Device 3B (“прибор 3Б” in Cyrillic) experimental assault rifle with three barrels was designed in 1962 to test salvo-firing ...

Mk.1 Mod.0 Underwater

Mk.1 Mod.0 Underwater

  Trigger type Double action only Caliber .1 (2.54mm) Weight 1.02 kg empty, 1.89 kg loaded Length 248 mm Barrel length – Capacity 6 rounds Mark ...

QSPR  noiseless

QSPR noiseless

    Type Double Action revolver Caliber  10mm QSPR Weight, empty ~ 1 kg Length ~ 170 mm Barrel length 35 mm Capacity 6 rounds   Quiet ...

ORSIS K-15

ORSIS K-15

    The ORSIS K-15 semi-automatic rifle is intended for hunting and target shooting. First announced during Arms&Hunting expo in Moscow in ...