Pistol Auto 9mm 1A


Calibre: 9 mm

Sights: Iron Sights, Front sight: blade dovetailed on the slide; rear sight: notched bar integrated into slide

Weight: With magazine empty: 0.935 kg, with magazine loaded: 1.075 kg

Length overall: 205 mm

Barrel length: 120 mm

Magazine Capacity: 13 rounds

Ammunition used: Cartridge SA Ball 9 mm MK.2z(Parabellum)

Rifling: 6 grooves, 1 turn in 254 mm, R.H.

Muzzle Velocity: 396.23 m/s.

Number of components: 54

Range: 50 m


Any standard 9×19mm Parabellum ammunition can be used. (CARTRIDGE SA 9 mm BALL) for this pistol is manufactured by the Ordnance Factories Board. 

 The specifications of the ammunition is:

Physical Characteristics

Total length of round: H-29.69 mm, L-28.91 mm

Total mass of round: 11.94 g ± 0.65 g

Maximum diameter: 9.96 mm

Explosive filling in case: 0.450 g (approx) propellant SPA-2 or propellant NC-688

Cap Composition: 23 mg VH2 compo E1 compo

Performance Characteristics

Mean velocity at 18 m from muzzle: 397 ± 15 m/s

Accuracy: 75.2 mm Mean Figure of Merit at 45 m

Pressure Mean: 201 MPa, Individual 215 MPa; no single round should exceed 216 MPa.


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