caliber 7,65 x 17 mm
Capacity 7 rounds
Overall lenght 148 mm
Barrel lenght 80 mm
weight 488 g (PPK-L) 598 g (PPK)
In 1964 the SAF bought a batch of 419 PPKs.
415 had alloy frames and were intended for use by pilots. The remaining 4 as well as another 315 pistols received in the early 70s had steel frames and were intended for ground personnel.
caliber 9 x 19 mm
Capacity 9 rounds
Overall lenght 198 mm
Barrel lenght 112 mm
weight 830 g (empty magazine)
The sidearm currently in use by all Swiss Army services.
Helicopter pilots and loadmasters are carrying the pistol in a shoulder holster; F/A-18 Pilots can be provided, if required, with a holster to be fitted to their PCU-56 torso harness.