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Semi-Automatic Service Pistol

The Type 77 service pistol by NORINCO of China was introduced in 1981 and taken on by a few global operators.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 7/30/2017
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Year: 1981
Manufacturer(s): China NORth INdustries COrporation (NORINCO) - China
Action: Semi-Automatic; Blowback
Caliber(s): 76.17mm Type 64; 9x19mm Parabellum (model dependent).
Sights: Iron Front and Rear.
Overall Length: 145 mm (5.71 in)
Barrel Length: 86 mm (3.39 in)
Weight (Unloaded): 1.10 lb (0.50 kg)
Muzzle Velocity: 1,045 feet-per-second (319 meters-per-second)
Effective Range: 165 ft (50 m; 55 yd)
Operators: China

Variants / Models

• Type 77 - Base Series Designation
• M-77 - Export designation for Type 77
• M-77B - Modified M-77
• NP-20
• NP-24
• NP-24A
• Type 77-1
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