The Fort-28 pistol is a personal weapon and intended for aimed fire at distances to 100 m.
Manufacturer: Science Industrial Association “FORT” of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
The 5.7×28mm cartridge was developed in conjunction with the FN P90 personal defense weapon (PDW) and FN Five-seven pistol, in response to NATO requests for a replacement for the 9×19mm Parabellum cartridge.
Pistol "Fort-28" cal. 5,7x28 mm was developed in 2015. Fort-28 is differed by original design, usability and easy maintenance from its analogues. All elements are made of high-strength hardened steel and protected by durable plastic cover. The design of pistol "Fort-28" provides an indicator of cartridges availability in the barrel chamber.
Pistol is self-loading, trigger mechanism of which allows only single shot firing. Breech mechanism is intended for locking and unlocking of slide - delayed blowback with short recoil mechanism. Trigger mechanism is self-cocking and provides cocking and firing pin release while pressing the trigger.
The appearance of the pistol left and right sides are shown in Figures 1 and 2.
Frame is made of high-strength polymer and includes:
- front plug with slide locking and unlocking mechanism and consists of restraining roller and pusher with spring;
- back plug consists of interrupter, rod spring, rod roller, rocker.
Slide is made of metal, closed by slide cover (is made of high-strength polymer) which is holding by adjuster of slide cover. Slide contains:
- barrel with cartridge chamber and charger;
- recoil mechanism which consists of internal and external recoil springs, plug, recoil springs axis, recoil spring stop;
- firing mechanism which consists of firing pin, firing spring, automatic safety with spring;
- control cartridge existence mechanism which consists of indicator and spring;
- extracting mechanism which consists of extractor with spring and extractor plunger placed in slide slot, and ejector in back plug of frame.
|Operation mode:||Semi-free bolt|
|Trigger mechanism:||DAO (self-cocking only)|
|Довжина ствола, мм:||114|
|Weight with an empty magazine, up to, kg:||0,7|
|Місткість магазину, патронів:||20|
|Trigger pull force, kgf (H):||1,5-3,5 (15-55)|
|Average number of bullet velocity, m/s:||600|
|Magazine capacity, rds:||20|