The Mercury Arms 45 is a semi-automatic pistol chambered in .45 AP. It is the most common firearm in human space with civilian and military personnel alike. It features a smart slide that shows how many rounds are left in the magazine.
The MA45 was widely used as far back as the Solar Wars
. Replacements have been suggested by many younger officers, but veterans and the Old Guard insist on keeping it in service.
- Weight: 41 oz empty, with magazine
- Action: Short recoil operation
- Muzzle velocity: 1,300 m/s
- Feed system: 11 round double stack detachable box magazine