Horhe

The Horhe (Russian: Хорхе) is a family of Russian non-lethal pistols, based on Ukrainian Fort 12 and Fort 17 pistols, Horhe are produced since 2006 by joint-stock company Klimovsk Specialized Ammunition Plant.[1]

Horhe
Typenon-lethal pistol
Place of originRussia
Service history
Used by Russia
 Kazakhstan
Production history
ManufacturerKSAP
Producedsince 2006
Specifications
Mass0.83 kg (without cartridges)
Length180 mm (7.1 in)
Width32
Height131

Cartridge9 mm P.A.
Caliber9.0 mm
Actiondouble-action SA/DA Blowback
Rate of fire40
Muzzle velocity300 m/s (980 ft/s)
Effective firing range5–7 m (16–23 ft)
Feed system10/14-round detachable box magazine
Sightsopen fixed

Design details

The main parts of the gun are made from steel and hardened in a vacuum. Some guns are manufactured wholly or partially from stainless steel. The barrel is made from stainless steel.

The pistol is equipped with a self-cocking trigger hammer type double-acting SA/DA. The design provides slide catch holding the bolt after firing the last bullet in the rearward position. Blowback action (no barrel grip with a bolt, locking the barrel reached the mass closure and force the return spring).

Commercially available ammunition include blanks and cartridges loaded with tear gas or rubber bullets.

Variants

  • Horhe (Хорхе) - a civilian model with metal frame[2]
  • Horhe-1 (Хорхе-1) - a civilian model with a polymer frame.[3]
  • Horhe-S (Хорхе-С) - "service model" for private security guards with metal frame.[4]
  • Horhe-1S (Хорхе-1С) - "service model" for private security guards with polymer frame.
  • Horhe-2 (Хорхе-2) - new civilian model.[5]
  • Horhe-3 (Хорхе-3) - new civilian model with updated version of the bolt and the polymer frame made from durable plastic.[6]
  • Horhe-3S (Хорхе-3 Спорт) - an updated version of the bolt and the polymer frame, with a barrel without obstacles, made from durable plastic with the addition of fiberglass.

Accessories

On pistols with polymer frame can be installed laser sight and gun-mounted flashlight.

  •  Russia - The use of non-lethal weapons in Russia is permitted to civil population, and it is also used by private security.
  •  Kazakhstan - The use of non-lethal weapons is permitted to civil population, and it is also used by private security guards

References

  1. "Первые травматические пистолеты "Форта" появились на российском рынке в 2006 году под торговой маркой "Хорхе""
    Евгений Александров. "Гроза" перезагрузка // журнал "Калашников. Оружие, боеприпасы, снаряжение" № 5, 2009. стр.22-25
  2. Сертификат соответствия № РОСС.RU.МЖ03.В02248 Пистолет огнестрельный ограниченного поражения модели Хорхе под патрон калибра 9 мм P.A.
  3. Сертификат соответствия № РОСС.RU.МЖ03.В02249 Пистолет огнестрельный ограниченного поражения модели Хорхе-1 под патрон калибра 9 мм P.A.
  4. К. Тесемников. «Хорхе»: гражданский и служебный // журнал «Мастер Ружьё», № 2 (119), 2007. cтр.52-55
  5. Сертификат соответствия № РОСС.RU.МЖ03.В02250 Пистолет огнестрельный ограниченного поражения модели Хорхе-2 под патрон калибра 9 мм P.A.
  6. Сертификат соответствия № РОСС.RU.МЖ03.В02251 Пистолет огнестрельный ограниченного поражения модели Хорхе-3 под патрон калибра 9 мм P.A.
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