CZ 75

The CZ 75 is a pistol made in the Czechoslovakia and is widely distributed through the world. Although the gun was designed in 1975 it wasn't sold in Czechoslovakia until 1985. After the Velvet Revolution it was adopted by the Czech armed forces.


Weapon type:semi-automatic pistol
Weight:1.12 kg (2.47 lb)
Calibre & cartridge:9×19mm Parabellum
Capacity:16 rounds
Effective range:50 m
Designer:Josef and František Koucký
Manufacturer:Česká zbrojovka a.s.
Number built:1,000,000+
Action:short recoil, tilting barrel
In service:1976–present
Muzzle velocity:from 985 to 1500 ft/sec