Is Norinco a good gun?

Is Norinco a good gun?

A security expert said the Norinco pistol “is a cheap weapon made for mass production”. He described it as a “low-quality copy of all good weapons” and one “that a weapons expert would not use”. This was borne out by two gun dealers, who said a new Norinco pistol costs less than R1 000.

Is Norinco made in China?

The Type CQ is an unlicensed Chinese variant of the M16 rifle manufactured by Norinco. According to the Norinco website, the rifle is officially known as CQ 5.56….Norinco CQ.

Norinco CQ 5.56
Type Assault rifle
Place of origin China
Service history
In service 1980s–present

Who makes Norinco?

China North Industries Corporation
China North Industries Corporation (Chinese: 中国北方工业集团有限公司), doing business as Norinco (North Industries Corporation), is a Chinese state-owned defense corporation that manufactures a diverse range of civil and military products.

What does Norinco stand for?


Acronym Definition
NORINCO China North Industry Corp

Is Norinco legal in the US?

Norinco has been cloning and selling American designs on the international market for decades. In the United States, the company is banned because it tried to sell guns directly to gangs in the 1990s.

What caliber is QBZ 191?

5.8×42mm caliber
According to Chinese media, the QBZ-191 rifle is chambered in the Chinese-proprietary 5.8×42mm caliber with a redesigned DBP-191 ammunition that has better ballistic performance in medium to long ranges.

How old is Norinco?


Type Public
Founded 1980
Headquarters Beijing, China
Area served Worldwide

Can you own guns in China?

In the People’s Republic of China, access by the general public to firearms is subject to some of the strictest control measures in the world. With the exception of individuals with hunting permits and some ethnic minorities, civilian firearm ownership is restricted to non-individual entities.

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