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Revolver .45
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Faction Icon-side-redfor.png Takistani Army
Type Revolver
Calibre .45 ACP
Magazine
capacity
6
Dispersion 0.002 rad
Variants None
Games
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The Revolver .45 handgun.

The Revolver is a .45 handgun used exclusively by Takistani Army officers. It was added with the release of the Operation Arrowhead expansion pack.

Overview

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This is a premium asset that requires ownership of the Operation Arrowhead expansion pack.


The Revolver is a double-action revolver chambered to fire .45 ACP ammunition.

It loads from 6-round cylinders, and has a maximum fire rate of up to 120 rounds per minute with a muzzle velocity of 260 m/s. The Revolver cannot mount accessories or muzzle attachments.

The preferred sidearm of Takistani officers, the Revolver is a powerful handgun that has both decent stopping power and range thanks to its use of the .45 ACP round. Compared to the M1911, it has arguably better ironsights that are easier to aim with as well. In the hands of an expert, the Revolver can be used to accurately hit targets at an impressive (at least for handguns) distance of approximately ~ 100 metres.

However, its greatest drawback stems from its very low base rate of fire. Because it uses a double-action operation, the Revolver takes twice as long to fire before the round leaves the chamber.

As a result, the Revolver is more or less a symbolic weapon for show rather than a weapon that would be useful to carry in close quarters. Semi-automatic handguns like the M1911 or the Makarov, will always be more effective in actual combat scenarios.

Camouflage

  • Silver: Chrome silver finish. Standard scheme used by all Revolvers wielded by army officers.
  • Gold: Gold-plated finish. Exclusive to Col. Aziz.

Ammunition

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Base damage value Aerodynamic friction Initial velocity (m/s)
5 -0.0013522 260

Both Revolver variants only support one type of "magazine". It requires one free secondary inventory slot to carry:

Revolver Mag.

6-round cylinder loaded with .45 ACP ammunition. Does not contain any visible tracers.

Trivia

  • The ArmA 2 Revolver is based on the real-world "Tracker Model 455" designed by Taurus USA.
    • However, the real Tracker is only capable of loading 5-round cylinders, not 6 as shown in-game.
  • Similar to the AKS used by Lopotev in Harvest Red, a gold-plated variant is also available and is the exclusive sidearm of Colonel Aziz.

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See also

Weapons of comparable role and configuration

Weapons of ArmA 2
Handguns CZ 75 9 mmG17 9 mmM1911 .45M9 9 mmMakarov 9 mmRevolver .45
Submachine guns CZ Scorpion Evo 3 A1 9 mmMP5 9 mmPDW 9 mmPP-19 Bizon 9 mmSa-61 Scorpion 7.65 mm
Shotguns M1014Saiga 12KAA-12
Carbines AKS-74U 5.45 mm* • G36 series* (G36C*, G36K*) • M4A1 5.56 mm (M4A1 M203, M4A3, M4A3 M203) • Mk16 CQC 5.56 mmXM8 Compact 5.56 mm
Assault rifles AK-107 5.45 mm (AK-107 GP-25) • AK-74 5.45 mm (AK-74 GP-25*, AKS-74*) • AKM 7.62 mmAKS 7.62 mm* • CZ 805 BREN A1 5.56 mm (CZ 805 A1 G1, CZ 805 BREN A2, CZ 805 B1 G1) • FN FAL 7.62 mmG36A 5.56 mm* • L85A2 5.56 mm (L85A2 UGL) • M16A2 5.56 mm* (M16A2 M203*) • M16A4 5.56 mm (M16A4 M203) • SCAR series (Mk16, Mk16 EGLM, Mk17, Mk17 EGLM) • Sa-58 7.62 mmXM8 series (XM8, XM8 M320)
Designated marksman rifles DMR 7.62 mmL86A2 LSW 5.56 mmM14 7.62 mmMk12 SPR 5.56 mmMk17 Sniper 7.62 mmVSS Vintorez 9 mmXM8 Sharpshooter 5.56 mm
Sniper rifles AS50 12.7 mmCZ 550 9.3 mmCZ 750 S1 M1 .308KSVK 12.7 mm* • Lee-Enfield .303LRR .338M107 .50* • M110 7.62 mmM24 7.62 mm* (M40A3) • SVD Dragunov 7.62 mm*
Squad automatic weapons L110A1 5.56 mmM249 SAW 5.56 mm* • MG36 5.56 mm* • RPK-74 5.45 mmXM8 Automatic Rifle 5.56 mm
Machine guns L7A2 GPMG 7.62 mmMk 48 Mod 0 7.62 mm* • M240 7.62 mm* • M60E4 7.62 mmPKP 7.62 mmPKM 7.62 mmUK-59 7.62 mm
Grenade launchers M32M79Mk13
Launchers 9K32 Strela-29K38 Igla9K115-2 Metis-MFGM-148 JavelinFIM-92F StingerM136M47 DragonMAAWSNLAWRPG-7VRPG-18SMAW
Static AGS-30D-30DShKMIgla AA PodKORDL111A1L134A1M119A1M2M252Mk19Metis AT-132B14 PodnosRBS-70SearchlightSPG-9StingerTOWZU-23
(Parenthesis) denote variants.
* indicates partial DLC dependency.
Operation Arrowhead | British Armed Forces | Private Military Company | Army of the Czech Republic
Arma2-factionicon-takistaniarmy.png Takistani Army - Armoury (ArmA 2)
Handguns Makarov 9 mmRevolver .45
Carbines AKS-74U 5.45 mm
Assault rifles AK-74 5.45 mm (AK-74 GP-25, AKS-74) • FN-FAL 7.62 mmM16A2 5.56 mm (M16A2 M203)
Sniper rifles KSVK 12.7 mmSVD Dragunov 7.62 mm
Squad automatic weapons RPK-74 5.45 mm
Machineguns M240 7.62 mmPKM 7.62 mm
Launchers 9K32 Strela-2Metis-M 9K115-2RPG-7VRPG-18
Static AGS-30D-30Igla AA PodKORDMetis AT-132B14 PodnosSearchlightSPG-9ZU-23
(Parenthesis) denote variants. | Operation Arrowhead
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