jing, Jan 06 (China Defense Mashup Report by Johnathan Weng) — Norinco recently releases some photos of its new M1911 pistol. The China North Industries Corporation, official English name Norinco, manufactures vehicles (trucks, cars and motorcycles), machinery, optical-electronic products, oil field equipment, chemicals, light industrial products, explosives and blast materials, civil and military firearms and ammunition, etc. Norinco is also involved in domestic civil construction projects. Norinco exports a clone of the 1911A1 for civilian purchase. Importation into the US was blocked by new trade rules in 1993.