Chiappa Firearms introduces the CBR-9 ‘Black Rhino’ pistol at IWA 2019
The Chiappa Firearms CBR-9 Black Rhino (see the official, beautiful brochure...) is a 9mm Luger semi-automatic pistol, built around a steel upper receiver hosting all mechanical components and a polymer lower receiver, hosting the ejector and the magazine, inside the grip, which provides a better balance in off-hand operation and shooting.
Moving from its traditional production line, but following a logic started with the Rhino revolver, at IWA 2019 the Italian manufacturer Chiappa Firearms has introduced a new personal defense weapon: the CBR-9 Black Rhino.
We had announced it days ago, but now we have seen and touched it at the German show in Nuremberg. Not something “just like” anything else already seen around, the CBR-9 Black Rhino is an original project.
A blowback-operated pistol, the CBR-9 Black Rhino features a low-weight bolt and an inverted-operation, heavy hammer. This peculiar interlocking system between the hammer and the bolt provides an inertial increment for a superior reliability in all situations and with any load.