M2013 Pistol Competition

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M2013 Pistol Competition

Postby Nothern Peoples » Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:59 pm

The M2013 is to be the standard pistol of the Federation Armed Forces, and as such the Federation Ministry of Defense has issued the following requirements for possible adoption of foreign designed pistols
Weight of no more than 900g unloaded (32oz)
Weight of no more than 1,050g with a loaded, 17 round magazine (37oz)
Total length of no more than 210mm (8.2in)
Barrel length between 110mm (4.3in) and 120mm (4.7in)
A width of no more than 37mm (1.4in)
A height of no more than 152mm without a magazine inserted (6in)
Caliber of 9x20mm Fed
Able to feed from a standardized set of 15, 17 and 21 round magazines
Striker fired
Ambidextrous thumb safety
Ambidextrous magazine release
Loaded chamber indicator
Semi-automatic ONLY
Use of spanner screws instead of regular screws (to ensure that non-armorers can only disassemble the pistol to a field stripped level)
All metal components are to be PVD treated with a corrosion resistant finish

I cant make the image an actual image for some reason, so heres the link for the standardized magazines in gunbucket scale: ... azines.png
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Postby Valkiir » Sat Mar 06, 2021 7:04 am

Dear sirs we wish to offer our TC-9 9mm Pistol.(Tactical/Combat Model 9mm)
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It meets your requirements and can be manufacture to the barrel length you specify without serious issues. It is manufactured of high-grade steel, and aircraft-grade metals to allow for maximum durability and reliability. PVD coating is a standard feature of the model as well as a low luster oxidized metal treatment of the outer surfaces to reduce scratches and wear.

It is a double-action weapon with an adjustable trigger pull, striker release safety, and an internal safety that blocks the firing pin from contacting the primer of the chambered round.

The weapon is slightly heavier than requested but only by 2oz. However, it features all other requirements with ambidextrous controls, loaded chamber indicator, slide hold open on an empty magazine, and slide release. when the hold open is triggered the safety engages and must be released to drop the slide and fire the weapon to prevent accidental discharge while loading the weapon. This feature can be removed and replaced with a conventional ambidextrous slide release.

Threaded barrels for muzzle accessories and suppressors can be added to each weapon, and an under barrel rail is standard with multiple options for rail type possible.

estimated cost per unit depends on the numbers ordered But should range from 450 NSD to 650 NSD per unit.

The TC family of Pistols

TC-9-30 Personal defense Sidearm
Select fire with Full auto, and, three-round burst, integrated folding stock. available in 9mm Makarov, 32 ACP, 380 ACP .22TCM, and 9mm. cartridge shown is .22TCMrV

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Postby Astronea » Sat Mar 06, 2021 9:58 am



The ACC Defence Division has been producing small arms for Astronea and a plethora of foreign clients for over 50 years. We have purpose-designed a number of products to customer specifications, and were drawn to your new pistol requirement. ACC Defence has primarily been producing pistols with traditional cocking hammer mechanisms for our catalogue, however one of our subsidiaries has been offering striker fire pistols for the civilian market for some years.

Rosvo Sporting Arms' PU-19 is designed as a compact, polymer framed SA/DA pistol for the civilian and law enforcement markets. Standard chamber offerings include 9x19 and .40, however we used experience gained from designing multi-caliber technologies and were able to implement a new barrel and modified mag-well to feed the 9x20mm cartridge with minimal alterations to the overall design. The pistol uses a short recoil operating system with a locked breech A red-painted protruding pin acts as a cocking indicator on the rear of the slide, while a loaded chamber indicator in the form of an extractor on the right side of the slide that gets recessed in the slide when a cartridge is present in the chamber. Ergonomics are a key design consideration of the PU-19. Its injection-molded grip is designed to be anti-slip with or without the use of glove, in dry or wet conditions, featuring prominent checkering to give a comfortable, firm grip that rides high in the shooter's hand.

Some ambidextrous controls sacrifice shootability and comfort in the name of functionality, with some ambidextrous magazine releases having the potential to be accidentally pushed by virtue of squeezing the pistol grip. To prevent this, Rosvo designed the magazine release to be integrated with the trigger guard as a paddle-style release, well out of the way of the grip, while still being easily accessible by the trigger finger. Serrations across the rear and front of the slide assist with creating a positive non-slip grip for cycling the action.

A decocker is located on the slide of the weapon to allow for the firearm to be carried in condition 2, or for the deactivating of the two-stage trigger that is present for the first shot of every new magazine. The PU-19 has an ambidextrous thumb safety as standard, located at the rear of the frame, and a small slide release on both sides of the frame prevents snagging. Total length is 182mm, with a standard barrel length of 110mm. The PU-19 is designed for concealment, and as such has a slim profile of 34mm width, and 135mm height. Fitted with a 17 round magazine, the PU-19 weighs 885 grams, or 625 grams empty, thanks to extensive use of fiberglass reinforced polymers.

The pistol can be quickly field stripped into its main parts by removing the magazine and retracting the slide. Once retracted back, the user depresses a takedown toggle and brings the slide forward. The slide will detach from the frame, taking the recoil spring and barrel assembly with it. Critical firing components such as the fire control group, trigger assembly, safety and magazine release use spanner screws to keep them captive in place. Physical vapour deposition is used to apply a special Tenifer coating to all metal components, notably the slide. This gives the pistol slide a matte grey, non-glare finish, while providing extreme wear and corrosion resistance. It provides up to 98% resistance to corrosion from salt water and a hardness rating of C on the Rockwell scale.

The iron sights are made of metal, have three high contrast dots and are adjustable for windage and elevation. A protective plate covers a weaver mounting for the addition of RMR optics, while the lower frame provides mounting for lasers and illumination devices. The PU-19 also comes with adjustable back-straps on the pistol grip for three different sizes.

The PU-19 uses a proven design, is drop-safe, concealable and resilient, the perfect pistol for duty with minimal adjustments. With a unit cost of $325 NSD, we believe it can more than fit your requirements. We hope you will consider our design for your Armed Forces' new duty pistol, and look forward to hearing from you.

Eoghan Malv
ACC Defence sales coordinator

Type: Semi-automatic pistol
Place of origin: Astronea
Production history
Designer: Rosvo Sporting Arms
Designed: 1994–1996
Manufacturer: ACC Defence Division
Produced: 1997–present
Mass 625 g empty, 885 g loaded
Length: 182 mm
Barrel length: 110 mm
Width: 34 mm
Height: 135 mm
Cartridge 9×20mm Fed
Action: Short recoil operated, locked breech
Effective firing range: 50 m
Feed system: 15, 17- or 21-round detachable box magazine
Sights: Interchangeable 3-dot notch sight, weaver mount for optics

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Postby Nachmere » Mon Mar 08, 2021 2:40 pm

To: Ministry of Defense, The Federation of Northern People.

We have reviewed your request for information and having created a version with a safety of the USP Gen 2, humbly offer it for reconsideration. As mentioned it can be easily produced in 9X20mm. We Are happy to assist with further information.

Information about the USP can be found here.

We hope you find our arms satisfactory,
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Postby Etoile Arcture » Thu Mar 11, 2021 8:13 am


Subject: M2013 Pistol Competition
To: Ministry of Defence, Federation of the Nothern Peoples

To whom it may concern,

I am writing to you on behalf of our client Sequoia Weaponworks LLC, a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of small arms and light weapons with worldwide sales in excess of one billion units. They have received notification of the Federation Armed Forces M2013 Pistol Competition and following a thorough analysis of the requirements announce their intention to submit the P100-2013 Thanatos semi-automatic service pistol, derived from the P1000 Thanatos series of handguns, for consideration by the Federation Ministry of Defence. Please find enclosed below all relevant bid documents for this contract. If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact my office at sales@consortia.ea to discuss any aspects of the bid or the competition in general.

Yours Sincerely,


Dr. Gilfillan McCullough, Chief Sales Officer, Consortia

official sales solicitation


The P100-2013 is a fully ambidextrous, striker-fired, gas-delayed blowback-operated, fixed-barrel, high-capacity, large-framed semi-automatic service pistol. It has a 120 mm (4.7 in) cold hammer-forged barrel with polygonal rifling at 1:10 twist rate to stabilise 9×20mm Fed ammunition, and high capacity feed system with double column staggered detachable box magazines of 15-, 17- and 21-round capacity. The barrel is rigidly fixed to the frame which eliminates the unfavourable harmonics seen in recoil-operated weapons with moving barrels. It is an open breech design with the blowback system forcing the slide in the locked position until the bullet leaves the barrel, achieving a good lockup during ignition and less felt recoil from the countermass travelling backwards. The operating cycle is completed by a fluted chamber that floats and ejects the spent cartridge case, the movement of the slide recocking the hammer and on the forward recoil stroke stripping a cartridge from the magazine and chambering it. The frame is constructed from rugged and heat resistant glass-filled polyamide with non-slip texturing, and the breech, chamber, barrel and slide from martensitic stainless steel of high durability and wear resistance, with a non-reflective matt-black surface finish. The weapon is manufactured to tight tolerances to exacting ISO 9001 quality management standards. The specifications include:
  • Unloaded weight of 910 g (2 lb)
  • Loaded weight (with 17 rounds) of 1020 g (2¼ lb)
  • Barrel length of 120 mm (4.7 in)
  • Overall length of 210 mm (8.2 in)
  • Overall height (without magazine inserted) of 152 mm (6 in)
  • Striker fired, with an internal firing pin safety and external spur-type cocking hammer
  • Gas delayed blowback, semi-automatic operation
  • Fixed barrel of inherently high shooting accuracy
  • Tradditional double action trigger operating in single-action mode or double-action mode with fast reset. Can be safely carried cocked-and-locked at Condition One (round chambered, hammer cocked, and safety on) for bringing instantly into action
  • Ambidextrous controls easily accessible by the thumb or trigger finger including a frame-mounted manual safety/decocking lever, a spring-actuated slide release axle, and push-button magazine release
  • Loaded chamber indicator that is easily felt in the dark
  • Tool-less takedown for easy field-stripping by service personnel without armourer training
  • Three-dot combat sight system
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