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Daewoo K5

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Daewoo K5 - 9x19mm
Daewoo DP-51 (export name for the Daewoo K5) - 9x19mm

Built by Daewoo Prevision Industries of South Korea, the Daewoo K5 Pistol is the standard sidearm of the South Korean military. It is commonly carried by MPs, Security forces and Local Police units throughout South Korea as well. Their export version of the K5 is the DP-51. One way to indicate whether the pistol is a K5 or a DP-51 is the presence of an insignia in the pistol grip.

The DP51s are well known for being affordable surplus pistols with a unique "triple-action" trigger system. The pistol has an American variant, the Lionheart LH9.


(1990 - Present)

  • Type: Pistol
  • Caliber(s): 9x19mm, .40 S&W
  • Weight: 1.8 lbs (0.8 kg)
  • Length: 7.5 in (19 cm)
  • Barrel length: 4.1 in (10.5 cm)
  • Capacity: 13
  • Fire Modes: Semi-Auto (SA/DA/DA Plus)

The Daewoo K5 and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:


Title Actor Character Note Date
The Guard Post Chun Ho-jin Sergeant Major Noh 2008
Staff Sergeant Yoon
Northern Limit Line Sunwoo Jae-duk Lieutenant Yoon Young-ha 2015

Video Games

Game Title As Notations Release Date
Operation 7 K5 2006
Combat Arms K5 2008
Warface Daewoo K5 2013
S.K.I.L.L - Special Force 2 2013

See Also

  • S&T Daewoo - A list of all firearms manufactured by S&T Daewoo.

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