Top Ten Handguns
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The term handgun
usually means a gun meant to be operated by one hand and having
a chamber which is integral to the barrel as opposed to the other
type of handgun, the revolver, which has a revolving cylinder.
1. FN 57
The Fn 57 is
a Belgian made semi automatic pistol manufactured by FN Herstal
The FN 57 is a delayed blowback single action pistol firing a 5.7×2.8mm
cartridge. It comes supplied with a 20 round magazine and has an
effective range of 50 ms .It is currently supplied with fully adjustable
sights or fixed sights.
92 is of Italian origin. It fires a 9x19mm Parabellum cartridge.
It has been in production since 1975 and is in service in the Italian,
French and US military.
P99 is a semi automatic pistol of German origin. It is manufactured
by Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen
It is used by the German
police, Polish police and the Finnish army. .It fires a 9x19mm Parabellum
cartridge. And has short recoil operated, locked breech action.
It has a muzzle velocity of 1339ft per second.
4. QSZ -92
The QSZ -92
is recoil operated locked breech pistol and uses a rotating barrel
locking system. Its country of origin is The Peoples Republic of
China. It uses a 9x19mm Parabellum cartridge and is manufactured
by Norinco at the Changfeng Machine Shop. It has an effective range
of 50m and has a muzzle velocity of 1148 ft per second.
The FN Herstal
FNP pistol is of joint Belgium and US manufacture. It is manufactured
in Columbia by FNH USA. It has been in production since February
2006 and fires amongst others a 9 x 19mm Parabellum cartridge. It
comes with a 14-16 round magazine.
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