Nambu Type 90

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Nambu Type 90
Type Flare pistol
Place of origin  Japan
Production history
Manufacturer Nambu
Variants 2 Barrel Variant
3 Barrel Variant
Barrels 2[1] or 3
Action Striker-fired
Sights Iron

The Nambu Type 90 was a flare gun of Japanese origin and manufactured by Nambu. It was used by the Imperial Japanese Navy and came with two or three barrels.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Nambu World: Japanese Flare Guns". Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Brown, Harry L. Derby III & James D. (2003). "XV". Japanese military cartridge handguns, 1893-1945 = [Nihon Teikoku no kenjū] (Rev. and expanded ed. of The hand cannons of Imperial Japan. ed.). Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History. pp. 307–343. ISBN 0764317806. 
  3. ^ Brown, James D. (2007). "XIV". Collector's guide to Imperial Japanese handguns, 1893-1945. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History. pp. 58–62. ISBN 0764327879.