The CF-98 and NP-42 models are commercial variants of the Chinese military QSZ-92 pistol developed in 1994. These hammer-fired pistols feature a rotating barrel recoil design similar to the Beretta PX4.
A Chinese state-owned defense corporation that manufactures a diverse range of civil and military products. It is also involved in domestic civil construction and military defense projects. Norinco is one of the world's largest defense contractors.