Absorbs recoil and returns the slide assembly to its forward position.
d. Receiver. Serves as a support for all major components. Controls action of pistol through the four major components.
e. Magazine. Holds 15 cartridges in place for feeding and cambering.
h-11. EQUIPMENT DATA^
Callber 9 x 19mm (9mm NATO)
System of Operation short recoil, semiautomatic
Locking system . . . falling locking block
..°'k u . ' f u. . ' ' . . . . ' . ' f 140mm (5.51 in.)
Kiriing . . . R. H., 6 groove [pitch 250mm (approx 1 turn in 10 in.)]
Muzz|e velocity . 375 meters/see (1230.3 ft/see)
Muzzle energy . 569.5 newton meters (420 ft lbs)
Maximum effective range 50 meters (54.7 yards)
Maximum range .1800 meters (1969.2 yards)
FroDto fl Actio n 9.6 to 16.5 lbs
Rront S5ighr;t . . . . . blade, integral with slide
Rear1 Sif notched bar, dovetailed to slide
-firing pin block
Mammer (h alf cock) helps prevent accidental discharge
M^ 1 ne staggered, 15 round capacity
Slide held open upon firing of last round
Grips plastic. checkered
11-12. SAFETY, CARE, AND HANDLING (AMMUNITION ONLY). |
For further information on safety care, and handling of ammunition, Army users refer to TM 9-1005-317-10; Navy and Coast Guard users refer to OP4 or OP 5.
Publications for firing, handling, care and preservation or destruction of ammunition are AR 385-63, TM 43-0001-27, and TM 9-1005-317-10.
Shipping and Storage Data:
Quantity Distance Class 1
Storage Compatability Group b, E, or N
Storage Code Class V
DOT Shipping Code c
DOT Designation Small Arms
Navy and Coast Guard users refer to OP 4 and OP 5.
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
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