Caracal pistol

The Caracal pistol is a series of semi-automatic pistols manufactured by Caracal International L.L.C. a subsidiary of Tawazun Holding from the United Arab Emirates. The Caracal pistol series are the first pistols made in the United Arab Emirates.

Caracal pistol
Class Manportable
Type Handguns
Manufacturer Caracal International
Origin United Arab Emirates
Country Name Origin Year
United Arab Emirates 2005
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Algeria View
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ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
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Type Semi-automatic pistol
Place of origin United Arab Emirates
Service history
In service 2007–present
Used by Military of Algeria;

Special Intervention Group (GIS);

General Directorate of National Security;

Bahrain; Germany;


Jordanian Armed Forces;

Jordanian police units;

Libyan National Army;

United Arab Emirates
Production history
Designer Wilhelm Bubits
Designed 2005
Manufacturer Caracal International L.L.C.
Produced 2006–Present
Weight 750 g (26 oz) Caracal F

700 g (25 oz) Caracal C

650 g (23 oz) Caracal SC
Length 178 mm (7.0 in) Caracal F

167 mm (6.6 in) Caracal C

160 mm (6.3 in) Caracal SC
Barrel length 104 mm (4.1 in) Caracal F

90 mm (3.5 in) Caracal C

86 mm (3.4 in) Caracal SC
Width 28 mm (1.1 in) Caracal F and C

23.5 mm (0.9 in) Caracal SC
Height 135 mm (5.3 in) Caracal F

122 mm (4.8 in) Caracal C

112 mm (4.4 in) Caracal SC
Cartridge 9×19mm Parabellum


.357 SIG

.40 S&W
Action Short recoil, locked breech
Feed system 18-round box magazine

(9×19mm Parabellum , 9×21mm Caracal F)

16-round box magazine

(.357 SIG, .40 S&W Caracal F)

15-round box magazine

(9×19mm Parabellum , 9×21mm Caracal C)

13-round box magazine

(.357 SIG, .40 S&W Caracal C)

13-round box magazine

(9×19mm Parabellum , 9×21mm Caracal SC)
Sights Fixed iron sights

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