The Kalashnikov Firm reported that TsNIItochmash has provided the primary batch of cartridges for the brand new 9 mm automated 6P72 pistol to the Russian Protection Ministry (Minoboron). The cartridges are fitted with a bullet of elevated penetration (index 7N42) and a slower bullet (index 7U4). The SR-2 Udav pistol (Boa) is a Russian 9x21mm semi-automatic pistol, developed by TsNIITochMash). The pistol has been designed for goal as a army concern sidearm to exchange 9x18mm Makarov pistol. The 9x19mm variant of the pistol referred to as Poloz is meant to be used of regulation enforcement and its journal can maintain 15-rounds.

The SR-2 Udav is meant to exchange the previous Makarov, which has been in service since 1951 and stays the Russian Military’s most commonly-used pistol. The Russian Military selected the Udav pistol in August 2021. The pistol has efficiently handed official trial in January 2019, getting permitted for adoption by the Russian Military. The Udav pistol is a brief recoil-operated, semi-automatic handgun. It makes use of a standard Browning-type motion with a tilting barrel that locks into the ejection opening within the slide. The set off is of double motion kind, with an uncovered hammer and ambidextrous security levers on the slide.


SR-2 Udav 9x21mm semi-automatic pistol. (Photograph by Kalashnikov Firm)

The pistol contains a polymer body with a metal insert molded into it. There isn’t any handbook slide launch lever. The slide hold-open system is routinely disengaged to chamber a recent spherical as quickly as a brand new, loaded journal is inserted into the grip. This pistol makes use of double stack, double feed magazines holding 18 rounds. The journal launch button is ambidextrous and situated on the base of the set off guard. The Udav pistol might be outfitted with an prolonged threaded barrel to simply accept a removable sound suppressor (silencer). It additionally contains a built-in rail underneath the barrel, ahead of the trigger-guard for the simple attachment of lights or aiming units.

TsNIITochMash (the Central Analysis Institute of Precision Machine-Constructing) is a Russian industrial design bureau which is a serious designer and producer of weapons for the Russian army and MVD Nationwide Guard. TsNIITochMash determines the event of and develops small arms and simulators for them, particular person subject gear, conducts R&D on management programs for precision-guided munitions (in addition to safety towards them), subject artillery programs and new supplies. It additionally develops most cartridges, from small arms as much as 14.5×114mm, for the Russian Armed Forces.