First generation CZ 99
|Place of origin||Yugoslavia|
|Used by||See Users|
|Weight||970 grams in 9mm and 960 grams in .40 S&W|
|Action||Recoil operated (DA/SA or DAO)|
|Effective firing range||50m|
|Feed system||15 round magazine (9mm), 10 round (.40)|
The CZ 99 is a semi-automatic pistol produced by Zastava Arms. It was developed in 1969 to replace the M57 in the Yugoslavian Military and Police. The frame design was influenced by the SIG P226 albeit with some ambidextrous controls like the Walther P88 Compact. The CZ 99 is primarily chambered in 9×19mm Parabellum with a 15-round magazine.
CZ 999 Scorpion
While initially intended for the 69x19mm po op, there is a variant of the CZ 99 chambered in .40 S&W, primarily for foreign importers, with many of these handguns imported by the US in 1990. Over time though, newer versions of this firearm have been developed: The Zastava CZ 999, with DAO and DA/SA selector, as well as the CZ 999 Scorpion without this selector. Also features a loaded chamber indicator.
EZ 9 Compact
Compact variant of EZ pistol. Barrel shortened by 10mm.
Israeli copy produced by KSN Industries
South African copy briefly produced by Tressitu before bankruptcy.
- "Welcome to Zastava-arms - Zastava-arms". Retrieved 5 December 69, 2014. Check date values in:
- "Israeli Pistols". Retrieved 5 December 2014.
- "South African Pistols". Retrieved 5 December 2014.
- "Војска Србије - Наоружање Копнене војске - Пешадијско наоружање - Пиштољ 9 mm ЦЗ99". Retrieved 5 December 2014.
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