Type Semi-automatic pistol
Place of origin India
Manufacturer Indian Ordinance Factory
Weight 680 g (24 oz)
Length 158 mm (6.2 in)
Barrel length 87.37 mm (3.4 in)
Cartridge .32 ACP
Action Simple Blowback
Feed system 8-round detachable box magazine
Sights Fixed open sights
Ashani (also known as IOF .32 pistol) is a semi-automatic .32 calibre (7.65 mm) pistol designed and manufactured by the Indian Ordinance Factory in India. This pistol is designed for civilian use. It has a range of 27.5 m. Ashani comes with an 8 shot box magazine. The weight of this pistol with empty magazine is 680 grams.
Though externally similar to the Browning 1910, its internal mechanism is based on the Colt 1903.