Hungarian Weapons - FegArmy FEG Pistols
|A Walther PPK type steel frame pistol|
Manufactured by Fegyver és Gázkészulékgyár ('FÉG'), Budapest, 1970-2003
Manufactured by FégArmy Kft, Budapest, 2003-05
Caliber: 9mm Browning Short (.380 ACP)
165mm [6.5"] long, 86mm [3.4"] long barrel
Unloaded weight: 770g, loaded 840g
The Model APK9S is the same as the FÉG Model APK9, but with a steel frame.
An unknown number of APK9S pistols were sold to the South African Police Service
This gun 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.