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Pistol TT-9P / Tokagypt 58 / Firebird / T-58

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    Tokagypt 58

    After the Second World War, the Soviet Union gave the Hungarian documentation and license to manufacture TT pistol, and in 1948 adopted the Hungarian People's Army was adopted 7.62 mm pistol model 48M, which was an exact copy of the Soviet Tokarev TT pistol.

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    Tokarev 48M

    In 1958, specially for export to Egypt, Ambrus Balogh - Designer Budapest Business Femaru Fegyver es Gepgyar upgraded model Tokarev 48M. The emergence of an improved gun was associated with the intergovernmental agreement between Hungary and Egypt in the framework of military-technical assistance to the countries of the Warsaw Pact.

    new pistol was elaborated under the 9-mm pistol cartridge «Parabellum», received six rifled barrel instead of the standard four in its prototype. Left of the frame has been mounted safety lever, locking trigger and turns off when the girth of the pistol grip with the thumb. Also been proposed and improved store, having at the bottom of a special finger stop. Cheeks steel handles are similar in form to be used in the German gun P.38. Sling attachment moved from the side bottom of the handle down.

    new pistol was designated the first TT-9P, but the final version was named Tokagypt 58 (Tokarev-Egypt sample 1958).

    Automatic Pistol Tokagypt 58 works by recoil barrel with his short course. The barrel is locked by the scheme Browning.

    hammer-type firing mechanism with semi-covered hammer, single action. The safety catch and slide stop lever shown on the left side of the frame.

    Food arms ammunition made from detachable box magazine capacity of 7 rounds, arranged in a single row. Magazine release button located on the left side of the frame at the bottom of the trigger guard.

    open Sights consist of a fixed front sight and removable rear sight.

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    Tokagypt 58

    Hungary was released about 15,000 of these weapons. However, Egypt has adopted an Italian pistol Beretta M951 Brigadiere, abandoning the Hungarian model.

    issued, but not included in Egypt Tokagypt pistols were sent to a commercial sale in the international market under the symbol «Firebird» (Firebird). A large number of them fell into the FRG.

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    Firebird

    later - in the early 1990s, Hungarian designers in mind the demand for gun Tokagypt 58 (Firebird) - offered for sale on the arms market in the modified model, called T-58.

    Tokagypt 58
    (Firebird)

    T-58

    Caliber, mm

    9x19

    9x19
    7.62h25

    Length,

    195

    195

    Barrel length, mm

    115

    115

    Weight empty, kg

    0.910

    0.910

    Shop

    count. cartridges

    7

    7 (8)

    Sighting range, m

    50

    50

    Gun T-58 was designed not only chambered for 9x19 Parabellum, but under Soviet 7.62h25 TT and had two interchangeable barrel respectively. On housing-bolt pistol is stamped on the left stamp "PARABELLUM. Cal.9 mm + 7,62 mm TT ", as well as the hammer and sickle.

    pistols Tokagypt Issue 58 (Firebird) and T-58 has been adjusted in the Hungarian People's Republic factory Femaru Fegyver es Gepgyar (FEG) in Budapest.

    According to some experts, the Hungarian version of the legendary Tokarev pistol surpassed its prototype. Handle ergonomics and shop with ease serving cap increased retention of weapons that contributed to a more accurate battle. Six rifling in the barrel also had a positive impact on the accuracy of the weapon. Safety lever was quite comfortable and has greatly increased the safety of the weapon. In general, the Hungarian pistol is one of the best models of the development of the Soviet TT pistol design.

    pistol tt-9p / tokagypt 58 / firebird / t-58


    T-58





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