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Model NP-44
Norinco Pistol NP-44 .45 Auto Variant-1
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:1.65-in
Length:8.7-in Height:5.9-in
Barrel:5-in Weight:42.3-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (230 grain bullet)195500
  • Recoil Factor (230 grain bullet)6.3 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity15 rounds
  • ConcealabilityFair
  • Defense Factor91%
Gun Specifications
Caliber:.45 Auto
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)
Safety:grip safety, thumb safety
Frame:blued finish steel
Grip:black plastic
Sights:adjustable target
Notes:1911A1 style double-stack target
China North Industries Group
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Last Update:11/7/2021
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Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: .45 Automatic
Alias: .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:230 grains
MV:850 ft/sec ME:369 ft-lbs
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was developed by John Browning and was adopted by the United States Ordnance Department along with the Colt-Browning automatic pistol in 1911. It has also been made the official military handgun chambering by several other governments, notably Argentina, Mexico and Norway. The 45 Automatic is the most powerful military handgun cartridge in use today. This is a heavy and powerful sub-sonic round. Although its muzzle energy can exceed 400 ft-lbs, its velocity and bullet weight creates a steep trajectory curve that limits its effective range to self-defense distances.

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