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Makarych

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Type  Non-lethal pistol
Barrel length  93 mm
Effective firing range  10 meters
Place of origin  Russia
Action  double action
Makarych

The "Makarych" (Russian: "Макарыч") is a family of Russian non-lethal gas pistols with the ability to fire ammunition with rubber bullets.

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It was developed jointly by the ZAO TSSZ "Kolchuga" and FGUP Izhevsk Mechanical Plant and is based on the Soviet Makarov pistol.

Izhevsk Mechanical Plant

  • IZH-79-9T "Makarych" (ИЖ-79-9Т «Макарыч») - first model, 8-round, 9 мм P.A. cartridge, production started in February 2004
  • IZH-79-9TM "Makarych" (ИЖ-79-9ТМ) - second model, 8-round, 9 мм P.A. cartridge, production started in 2006. Since September 2008, produced under designation МР-79-9ТМ
  • MP-471 - 8-round, designed in 2004, production started in 2005, 10x23 mm cartridge. Available only for private security companies
  • IZH-79-9TM-10 (ИЖ-79-9ТМ-10) - 10-round, 9 мм P.A. cartridge. Since September 2008, produced under designation МР-79-9ТМ-10
  • МР-80-13Т - new model, 6-round, .45 Rubber cartridge
  • Ukrainian derivatives

    Several Ukrainian manufacturers converts Soviet Makarov pistols into non-lethal gas pistols with the ability to fire ammunition with rubber bullets:

  • "Berkut" ("Беркут") - 8-round, 9 мм P.A. cartridge (produced by OOO "Berkut", Dnepropetrovsk). 1257 Soviet Makarov pistols were converted into "Berkut" non-lethal pistols
  • PMR (ПМР) - 8-round, 9 мм P.A. cartridge (produced by OOO "SOBR", Kharkov)
  • PMR .45 Rubber (ПМР .45 Rubber) - 6-round, .45 Rubber cartridge (produced by OOO "SOBR", Kharkov)
  • PM-RF (ПМ-РФ) - 8-round, 9 мм P.A. cartridge (produced by RPC Fort, Vinnitsa)
  • PM-T (ПМ-Т) and PM-GT (ПМ-ГТ) - 8-round, 9 мм P.A. cartridge (produced by "ERMA-Inter", Kiev)
  • Legal status

  •  Kazakhstan - The use of non-lethal weapons in Kazakhstan is permitted to civil population, and it is also used by private security guards
  •  Russia - The use of non-lethal weapons in Russia is permitted to civil population, and it is also used by private security. A permit to purchase, possess, or carry a self-defense non-lethal weapon must be obtained from the police department.
  •  Ukraine - Ukrainian pistols are allowed for private security guards
  • References

    Makarych Wikipedia


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