The most complete encyclopedia of pistols and revolvers of the Russian Empire, the USSR and the Russian Federation - from the XVII century to our days. Everything about their design, production and combat use.
For the first time analyzed not only the combat characteristics of the weapons, but also firearms training methods practiced in Russian and Soviet army.
Comprehensive information about 50 types of revolvers and pistols - combat, utility and special purposes, as in service and experimental, not only domestic production, but also foreign specimens used in Russia, and their ammunition.
Collector's edition illustrated with hundreds of drawings and photos.
CHAPTER 1. A FEW WORDS ON A PERSONAL WEAPON
About the types of personal weapons
About the meaning of certain terms
The types of small arms
Basic mechanisms, parts and components of small arms
Small arms ammunition
The main characteristics of the weapons
CHAPTER 2. ESSAY ON THE HISTORY OF PERSONAL WEAPONS IN RUSSIA
From Peter the Great to Alexander the First
At the end of 'silicon' era
Percussion cap lock
Russia takes revolvers
Guns of the Russian production
To shoot faster, shoot more accurately
New gunpowder, new weapons
'Revolver' on manufacturing and at the service
The personal weapon of the revolution...
'For the weapons of the army'
Personal weapons during the First World War
New 'the circulation of weapons in the people'
During the Civil war
Weapons for the Red Army
Attempts to replace
Half a million TTs and 'Nagans'
'Makarov', 'Stechkin' and other
Special purpose and special
The new generation of army guns
Attempts to revive revolvers
Sporting pistols and revolvers
Weapon 'criminal' and 'civil'
CHAPTER 3. REVOLVERS
Revolver 'SMITH AND WESSON'
Turret complex 'UDAR' (the Kick) (TSNIITOCHMASH)
Revolver R-92 and R-92С
Revolvers 'UDAR' (the Kick) (KBP)
Revolver OTS-11 'NICKEL'
Smooth-bore revolver OTS-20 'GNOM' (the Dwarf)
Revolver the AEK 906 'NOSOROG' (the Rhino)
Smoothbore revolver 'DOG-1'
CHAPTER 4. DOMESTIC COMBAT SERVICE PISTOLS
Self-loading pistol TT
Self-loading pistol TK
Semi-automatic Makarov pistol and his 'family'
Self-loading pistols Mr-448 'SKIF' and Mr-448С 'SKIF-Mini'
Stechkin automatic pistol APS
The PSM self-loading pistol compact
Self-loading pistols CP1 'Vector' and SPS
Self-loading pistol Yarygin PYA
Self-loading pistols 'BAGIRA', 'VIKINGS', 'VIKING'
Self-loading pistol GSH-18
Semi-automatic pistol P-96С (official)
Semi-automatic pistol OTS-27 'Berdysh'
Automatic pistol OTS-23 'DART' and the OTS-33 'MACE'
Semi-automatic pistol OTS-21 'BABY'
Self-loading pistols 'DRILL' and 'MARGO'
CHAPTER 5. DOMESTIC PISTOLS AND REVOLVERS SPECIAL PURPOSE
Silent pistol PB
Automatic silent pistol APB
Spazmatron with the 'cut-off' of the powder gases
A silenced pistol S-4M
A silenced pistol SMEs
PSS silent pistol
Special revolver OTS-38
The frogmen pistol SPP-1 (SPP-1M)
CHAPTER 6. SIGNAL AND LIGHTING GUNS ('FLARES')
CHAPTER 7. PISTOLS OF FOREIGN PRODUCTION
Self-loading pistols Browning
Gun 'Browning' model 1900 (the'Browning' I sample)
Gun 'Browning' model 1903 ('the Browning' II sample)
Gun 'Browning' model 1906
Gun 'Browning' model 1910'Browning' III sample) 'Spanish Browning'
Gun 'Browning Hi-Power'
Gun M1911 Pistol 'Colt'
Self-loading pistol 'revolver' With a/96 (the'revolver No. 2')
Self-loading pistol 'revolver' model 1910'Mauser No. 1')
Self-loading pistols 'Parabellum'
Automatic pistol R. 38 'Walter' and his 'descendants', guns RR
Self-loading pistol 'Steyr' model 1909
Self-loading pistol 'Roth-Steyr' model 1907
Self-loading pistol 'Steyr' model 1912
Self-loading pistol 'Glock'-17 and his 'family'
Self-loading pistols of the CZ Models 75 and 85
P99 self-loading pistol 'Walther'
Self-loading pistol USP 'Heckler und Koch'
Appendix 1. Cartridges
Appendix 2. Standards bulletproof armor protection
Appendix 3. Chronological table of the evolution of personal and individual military small arms in Russia in the early XVIII to the early XXI century
The list of references
OTH-619 All pistols and revolvers of the Soviet Union and Russia. Small arms encyclopedia book
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