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Pistol
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Pistol


Weapon:
pistol
Use:
combat
Service:
USCM
Construction:
alloy
Ammunition:
9×19mm
Capacity:
18
Dimensions:
Length:
22cms
Weight:
1kgs
Operational conditions:
-0 - +50°C






Name

Pistols are in service with the U.S.C.M.s., Mercenaries and Weyland Personnel.

Description

A VP78 Pistol is used by U.S.C.M.s on BG386, with variations of this weapon used on LV426, LV1201 and aboard the U.S.M. Auriga.

Construction


Alloy in construction the Pistol is a required for all marines in the field of combat. In is a single barrel, clip loading side arm that holds between 12 - 18 rounds, two rates of fire allows a marines to decide between single shot or burst fire.

Tactical Uses


Two fire configurations allow for an adaptable side arm, these will allow the marine to either fire in single shot or burst fire. The single shot fires a single 9 × 19mm round at a rate of 60 RPM and burst fires three rounds pulse fire 9 × 19mm round at a rate of 80 RPM. A weapon that can be used by marines if they are running low on ammunition.


Characteristics

Reference stats table.


Appearance


Appearances in the following;
Aliens v Predator 3

Variations

Aliens: Colonial Marines
Aliens v Predator Original, Gold, Classic
Aliens v Predator 2
Aliens v Predator 2: Primal Hunt
Alien Resurrection
Alien Trilogy
AVP: Evolution
Aliens: Infestation
Alien: Isolation
Predator (film)
Predator 2 (film)
Predators (film)
Aliens (film)
Alien Resurrection (film)
Alien v Predator (film)
Aliens v Predator: Requiem (film)
Prometheus (film)

Interactions


Aliens v Predator 3


Spec for VP78 Pistol: 18 rounds, 18 clip, unlimited carried, 60 RPM, effective 10-15m.


Aliens: Colonial Marines


Spec for M4A3: 12 rounds, effective 10-15m.
Spec for W-Y 88 MOD4: 27 rounds, effective 10-15m.


Aliens v Predator Original, Gold, Classic


Spec for M-4A3: 12 rounds, 10+ clip, 80 RPM, effective 10-15m.


Aliens v Predator 2


Spec for M-4A4: 12 rounds, 6+ clip, 80 RPM, effective 10-15m.


Alien Resurrection


Spec for 9mm Pistol: 12 rounds, 20+ carried, 120 RPM effective 20m+


Alien Trilogy


Spec for 9mm Pistol: 12 rounds, 6+ clip, 80 RPM, effective 10-15m.





















Continuity

Aliens v Predator 3
In Aliens v Predator 3 an unlimited amount of ammo is carried but requires collecting in other games. This is the weapon that the Rookie collects after healing himself and continues with it until collecting a pulse rifle.


Alien: Isolation

Alien Isolation pistol

Amanda picks up a pistol in Sevastopol's Spaceflight terminal but can also be collected at various locations. Although referred to as a pistol it is a 6 round revolver. Ammo is collected throughout the space station and is carried in her backpack like any other piece of equipment collected. The revolver is best used against human targets with little effect against synthetics or the alien.


Various
Dual pistols are available in Aliens v Predator 2 Primal Hunt, Alien Resurrection, Aliens v Predator Gold and Aliens v Predator Classic 2000.

Films
A form of Pistol appears in all Alien, Predator and Alien v Predator films except Alien (film) were a zip gun appears but isn't used and Alien 3 (film) were they are no weapons of any sort but inmates have flares and torches.

Alien v Predator (film)
Alien v Predator (film) weapons are equipped with green laser markers including pistols.

Prometheus (film)
Prometheus (film) weapons include pistols which fire high velocity bullets.

AVP: Evolution
In AVP: Evolution scientists are equipped with either Knives or Pistols.


Aliens: Colonial Marines
W-Y 88 MOD4 Combat Pistol
Extremely light and durable pistol contructed completely from nano-bound, hard impact plastics and other synthetic materials. (27 rounds)

Attachments:
W-Y C43 Extended Magazine
Large capacity pistol magazine created from lightweight plastics, lightweight composition allows each magazine to hold more ammunition without adding significant weight

Sights:
W-Y S91 Dot Reflex Sight
Non-magnifying reflector sight outfitted with a red LED dot, LED dot remains consistently positioned, allowing for faster target acquisition.

W-Y 88 MOD4 Stock Iron Sight
Standard W-Y Mod4 Combat Pistol iron sight, sight rail and post are highlighted with green LED indicators, maintaining tactical supremacy in low-light situations.

Skins:
Gold Rush
Sand Blasted
Quick Silver

Fire Modes:
Standard Fire
Standard 88 Mod 4 semi-automatic firing mod.

Full-auto action replacement
Heavily modified firing mechanisms throughout the 88 Mod 4 allow conversion from semi-automatic to fully-automatic fire.


Armat M4A3 Service Pistol
Standard issue USCM 9mm pistol comprised of lightweight steel alloy.

Attachments:
Armat A7 Sound Supressor
Cylindrical barrel-mounted attachment, reduces speed of propellent gasses, resulting in an overall reduction of volume for each shot fired.

Sights:
Armat M4A3 Stock Iron Sight
Standard configuration ARMAT M4A3 iron sight, notch and post configuration provide minimal occlusion to the shooter's view.

Armat Laser Targeting System
Underslung red LED targeting laser, emits a laser targeting reticule consistent with projectile trajectory, even at long distances.

Skins:
M4A3 Stock
Military-issue M4A3 paint job.

Money Maker
Custom paint job consisting of a gold pattern alongside custom engravings.

Royale
Custom paint job consisting of a purple camo pattern.

Urban Jungle
Custom paint job consisting of an orange camo pattern.

Fire Modes:
A27 High Velocity Rounds
Alternate ammo type, propellent-assisted rounds exit the pistol's barrel at a significantly higher velocity, causing tremendous damage.


Others:
Vasquez's Pistol (Smith & Wesson Model 39)
Gorman's Pistol (VP70)

Aliens: Infestation
Pistols are a standard in the game and are similiar with the VP70 from the film Aliens, ammo can be collected through the game.




Timeline

See also

Pulse Rifle
Smart Gun
Flame thrower
Scoped Rifle
Grenades
Shotgun
Sentry Gun
Motion Tracker

References

Citations

Aliens v Predator 3
Aliens: Colonial Marines
Aliens v Predator Original, Gold, Classic
Predator (film)
Predator 2 (film)
Predators (film)
Aliens (film)
Alien Resurrection (film)
Alien v Predator (film)
Aliens v Predator: Requiem (film)
Prometheus (film)

Notes

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