Hungarian Weapons - FégArmy FÉG Pistols
|A Walther PPK type black anodized aluminum frame pistol|
Manufactured by Fegyver és Gázkészulékgyár ('FÉG'), Budapest, 1970-2003
Manufactured by FégArmy Kft, Budapest, 2003-05
Caliber: 9mm Browning Short (.380 ACP)
179mm [7"] long, 100mm [3.9"] long barrel
The Model AP99 is similar to the FÉG Model AP9. Also manufactured in a pocket pistol size with a shortened barrel and slide.
This pistol is equipped with a weight latch system. It has an external hammer, equipped with a revolver-type firing mechanism, swinging firing pin and has a
built in revolving safety. The pistol has firing pin locking to protect against accidental discharge. The revolver-type firing mechanism and the external
hammer allows to fire the first shot directly by pulling the trigger with a round in the chamber, while the gun is unlatched with the released hammer.
The hammer may be cocked with the thumb also. The revolving safety mechanism in the slide allows safe loading of the latched pistol.
Design improvements of the Walther PPK by FÉG.