The Fort 17 (Ukrainian: Форт-17) is a semi-automatic pistol which was designed in the 2004 by Ukrainian firearms designer RPC Fort.

Class Manportable
Type Handguns
Manufacturer RPC Fort
Origin Ukraine
Country Name Origin Year
Ukraine 2004
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Ukraine 2004 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
RPC Fort 2004 View

The pistol is similar to the Fort 12, but is much lighter. It also features a removable grip backstrap to fit a particular shooter.

Type Semi-automatic pistol
Place of origin  Ukraine
Service history
In service 2004-
Used by Ministry of Internal Affairs
bank security guards
Wars War in Donbass
Production history
Manufacturer RPC Fort
Produced 2004 -
Weight 680 g (empty)
810 g (loaded)
Length 180 mm
Barrel length 95 mm
Width 32 mm
Height 130 mm
Cartridge 9×18mm Makarov
Caliber 9mm
Action Double Action, semiautomatic
Rate of fire 40 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity 325 m/s
Feed system 13 round box magazine

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