CZ 85 B Pistol

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Czech Republic

Česká zbrojovka a.s.
Svatopluka Čecha 1283
Uherský Brod

The design of the CZ 85 stems from the popular CZ 75 line. But they have ambidextrous control of the manual safety and slide stop. The CZ 85 B version is complemented with a firing pin safety to enhance the drop safety of the firearm. Characteristic features of all versions A universal handgun for both left-handers and right-handers,. The selective SA/DA firing mechanism, a large capacity double-column magazine, a comfortable grip and balance in either hand lead to good results at instinctive shooting (without aiming). Low trigger pull weight and high accuracy of fire. A long service life and outstanding reliability - even when using various types of cartridges. The slide stays open after the last cartridge has been fired, suitable for COMBAT shooting. The sights are fitted with a three-dot illuminating system for better aiming in poor visibility conditions. The COMBAT version features an adjustable rear sight by means of micrometer screws.

Typical features:

Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod offers a great line of pistols stemming from the CZ 75 basic design. Individual versions differ in their calibre, size, weight, magazine capacity, trigger mechanism operation, safety elements, surface finish, frame material, grip panel types and other specific modifications and features.
“CZ 75 represents a significant step forward in autopistol design. In the thirty years since it first appeared, the CZ 75 has exerted an enormous influence on service pistol design, and it remains one of the best of the genre despite its age”. Gene Gangarosa, Jr., Combat Handguns®, 2004.

CZ 75

• All-steel construction
• High capacity double-column magazine
• Hammer forged barrels
• Ergonomic shape of grip and controls
• Unparalleled accuracy
• 3 dot sighting system (Tritium sights available)
• Easy operation of controls
• Extended service life due to advanced design and superior materials
• High safety standard resulting from intrinsic safety features:
- manual safety, or decocking
- safety stop on hammer
- firing pin block safety
- out of battery disconnect 

in service and production

Caliber (rate of twist)

9 mm Luger

Magazine Capacity


Trigger mechanism operation








Overall length

206 mm

Barrel length

114 mm


138 mm


38 mm


1000 g


hammer forged

Surface treatment

black polycoat

Safety features

manual safety
hammer safety notch
firing pin block

Defense Products & Services: CZ 85 B Pistol
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Pistols, automatics and semi-automatics
Country: Czech Republic
Description: CZ 85 B Pistol
Source of Information: 

Ceska Zbrojovka a s

CZ 85 B Pistol

03.01.2016 / 14:15