9 mm Yarygin Pistol (PY)
Trigger pull da
Trigger pull cocking
Developed by the Russian Army order.
Chambered for 7H21 high-pulse cartridges, also allows shooting 9 mm Luger (9х19) rounds. From the viewpoint of technical & combat data the pistol is one of the best world handguns, distinguished by high combat qualities, excellent armour-piercing and stopping effects. The pistol is able to affect the targets protected by body armour at a distance up to 25 m.
Short-recoil operated. Propped-breech locking system.Exposed hammer DA & SA firing mechanism.
Fixed ambidextrous safety facilitates left or right-handed fire. If engaged blocks sear, hammer and slide. The hammer can be locked both cocked and decocked. Double-column box-shaped magazine. Extractor also serves as a chamber-loaded indicator.
All controls allow right or left-hand operation.
Adopted by the Russian army since 2003.