Pistol Makarov 9 mm: Technical Data

Pistol Makarov PM and Pistol Makarov Modified PMM:

Pistol Makarov 9 mm PM Pistol Makarov Modified 9 mm PMM

The data refers generally to both, Pistol Makarov PM and Makarov Modified PMM. Variations are noted in brackets.

Typ: Double/single action self loading pistol
Operating system: Blowback system
Caliber: 9 mm Makarov (also known as 9x18 mm)
Real 9.22 mm
Safety: Hammer block
Safety lever
Magazine capacity: 8+1 bullets (PMM: 10 or 12+1 bullets)
Dimensions: Length: 161.5 mm (PMM: 165 mm)
Height: 127 mm
Width: 30.5 mm
Barrel length: 93.5 mm
Rifling: 4 right turning grooves
Weight: Loaded: 810 g (PMM: 880 g)
Unloaded: 730 g (PMM: 760 g)
Trigger: Single action: approximately 2300 g
Double action: approximately 5200 g
Practical rate of fire: 30 shots per minute
Muzzle energy: Approximately 300 Joule
Life-cycle: At least 5000 shots
Tactical distance: Up to 50 m