OTs-20 GNOM revolver 12.5mm

OTs-20 GNOM revolver 12.5mm

The 12.5 mm OTs-20 GNOM (Gnome) revolver is another short-range pistol designed for use by internal security and paramilitary units. It fires a series of three special 12.5 × 40 mm cartridges based on brass-cased 32-gauge shotgun cartridges. These include the STs110 armour-piercing cartridge with a steel projectile, the STs110-04 containing a high stopping power solid lead projectile, and the STs110-02 lead shot cartridge. The sturdy, steel-framed OTs-20 GNOM is a conventional single- or double-action revolver with the cylinder containing five rounds. For reloading, the cylinder swings out to the left. A laser target indicator is available as an option. The armour-piercing projectile fired from the STs110 cartridge can penetrate 4.5 mm of armour plate at a range of 25 m. Specifications Cartridge: 12.5 × 40 mm (see text) Operation: double- or single-action revolver Feed: 5-round cylinder Weight: empty, 1.1 kg Length: 250 mm Height: 132 mm Width: 45 mm Sights: fore, fixed blade; rear, notch Manufacturer KBP Instrument Design Bureau Tula 300001, Russia. Marketing agency Rosoboronexport Federal State Unitary Enterprise 21 Gogolevsky Boulevard, 119865 Moscow, Russia. Status Offered for export sales. Service Russian Federation Interior Ministry.

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