The Warmy answers our readers’ questions about army, armament and military equipment. We are going to find out how many rounds a Makarov pistol can hold.
The 9 mm Makarov pistol (PM) was adopted in 1951, and has been the mass standard weapon of the Russian army and security services ever since.
The PM magazine contains eight 9x18 mm cartridges. The 12 cartridges-hosting PMM (upgraded Makarov pistol) was produced in 1994.
The IZH-71 service weapon had a 10 rounds-capable modification.