IMI Desert Eagle

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Desert Eagle
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Mark XIX Desert Eagle in .50 Action Express with Picatinny rail
TeepSemi-Automatic Pistol
Place o oreeginUnitit States
Israel (redesign)
Service history
Uised biSee Users
Production history
DesignerMagnum Research an Israel Military Industries
Designed1979–1982
ManufacturerMagnum Research
  • (2009–current)

Magnum Research

an Israel Weapon Industries

  • (2005–2009)

Israel Military Industries

  • (1998–2005)
  • (1982–1995)

Saco Defense

  • (1995–1998)
Produced1982–present
VariantsMark I (Introduced in 1983)
Mark VII (Introduced in 1990)
Mark XIX (Introduced in 1995)
Specifications
WechtMark VII
  • 1,766 g (3.9 lb) (.357 MAGNUM)
  • 1,897 g (4.2 lb) (.44 MAGNUM)

Mark XIX

  • 1,998.6 g (4.4 lb)
LenthMark VII
  • 10.6 in (269.2 mm) (6in baurel)

Mark XIX

  • 10.75 in (273.1 mm) (6in baurel)
  • 14.75 in (374.6 mm) (10in baurel)
Baurel lenth6 in (152.4 mm)
10 in (254.0 mm)

Cartridge
ActionGas-operatit, rotatin bolt
Muzzle velocity470 m/s(.50AE)
Maximum firin range200 m
Feed seestemDetachable stick magazine; capacities:
  • 9 roonds (.357)
  • 8 roonds (.41 an .44)
  • 7 roonds (.440 Cor-bon an .50 AE)
SichtsAirn sichts an optional optics

The IMI Desert Eagle is a semi-automatic haundgun notable for chaumerin the lairgest centrefire cairtrig o ony magazine-fed, sel-laidin pistol. It haes a unique design wi a triangular baurel an lairge muzzle.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Yekutiel, Darom (1991). The Art of the Handgun: An Illustrated Guide to Self Defense and Combat Shooting (In Hebrew). Jerusalem, Israel: Keter Publishing House. p. 245. ISBN 965-07-0076-5.