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    Submachine Guns of the World

    Bridging that "special" gap between pistol, machine pistol and assault rifle.





    The submachine gun was born from the desire of warplanners to provide the basic infantryman with the voluminous firepower of a machine gun with the portability of a pistol in the early part of the 20th Century - the requirement proved most apparent during World War 1. The first useful submachine gun design was of German origin and became the Bergmann MP18. However, it would not be until World War 2 that the submachine gun would truly take the stage as a viable infantry weapon as its use was prevalent on all sides of the conflict. The war produced the reliable American M1 Thompson, the war-winning British STEN series and the famous German MP38/MP40 types. The Germans ushered in an all-new era of submachine gun design during the Cold War years with the introduction of the excellent Heckler & Koch MP5 which went on to be used by dozens of countries the world over.


    There are a total of (104) Submachine Guns of the World in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.



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    Thumbnail picture of the Agram 2000
    Agram 2000
    Thumbnail picture of the Ares Defense FMG (Folding Machine Gun)
    Ares Defense FMG (Folding Machine Gun)
    Thumbnail picture of the Arsenal AD Shipka
    Arsenal AD Shipka
    Thumbnail picture of the AUSTEN SMG
    AUSTEN SMG
    Thumbnail picture of the Benelli CB-M2
    Benelli CB-M2
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta Model 12
    Beretta Model 12
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta Model 1918
    Beretta Model 1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta Model 38/42/43/44)
    Beretta Model 38/42/43/44)
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta Model 38A
    Beretta Model 38A
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta Model 93R
    Beretta Model 93R
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta Mx4 Storm
    Beretta Mx4 Storm
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta OVP Modello 1918
    Beretta OVP Modello 1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Bergmann MP18/I (Maschinenpistole 18/I)
    Bergmann MP18/I (Maschinenpistole 18/I)
    Thumbnail picture of the Blyskawica SMG
    Blyskawica SMG
    Thumbnail picture of the Brugger & Thomet MP9
    Brugger & Thomet MP9
    Thumbnail picture of the Calico M960
    Calico M960
    Thumbnail picture of the Carl-Gustav m/45 (Kulsprutepistol m/45 / Kpist m/45 / Swedish K)
    Carl-Gustav m/45 (Kulsprutepistol m/45 / Kpist m/45 / Swedish K)
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka CZ2000
    Ceska Zbrojovka CZ2000
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka Scorpion EVO3
    Ceska Zbrojovka Scorpion EVO3
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 61 (Skorpion)
    Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 61 (Skorpion)
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka ZK-383
    Ceska Zbrojovka ZK-383
    Thumbnail picture of the Chang Feng SMG
    Chang Feng SMG
    Thumbnail picture of the CIS / ST Kinetics CPW (Compact Personal Weapon)
    CIS / ST Kinetics CPW (Compact Personal Weapon)
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)
    Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt Model 635 (Colt 9mm SMG)
    Colt Model 635 (Colt 9mm SMG)
    Thumbnail picture of the CZW 438 PDW
    CZW 438 PDW
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN P90
    Fabrique Nationale FN P90
    Thumbnail picture of the FAMAE SAF
    FAMAE SAF
    Thumbnail picture of the FBP SMG (Fabrica de Braco de Prata)
    FBP SMG (Fabrica de Braco de Prata)
    Thumbnail picture of the FIAT-Revelli Modello 1915 (Villar Perosa)
    FIAT-Revelli Modello 1915 (Villar Perosa)
    Thumbnail picture of the FNAB Model 1943
    FNAB Model 1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Franchi LF-57
    Franchi LF-57
    Thumbnail picture of the Giandoso TZ-45
    Giandoso TZ-45
    Thumbnail picture of the Glock 18
    Glock 18
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5
    Heckler & Koch HK MP5
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5K (Kurz)
    Heckler & Koch HK MP5K (Kurz)
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5N
    Heckler & Koch HK MP5N
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5SD
    Heckler & Koch HK MP5SD
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP7
    Heckler & Koch HK MP7
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch UMP
    Heckler & Koch UMP
    Thumbnail picture of the Ingram MAC-10 (M10)
    Ingram MAC-10 (M10)
    Thumbnail picture of the INSAS (INdian Small Arms System)
    INSAS (INdian Small Arms System)
    Thumbnail picture of the IWI Galil ARM / SAR
    IWI Galil ARM / SAR
    Thumbnail picture of the IWI Mini-UZI
    IWI Mini-UZI
    Thumbnail picture of the IWI TAR-21 (Tavor)
    IWI TAR-21 (Tavor)
    Thumbnail picture of the IWI UZI
    IWI UZI
    Thumbnail picture of the JS 9mm
    JS 9mm
    Thumbnail picture of the Kalashnikov AK-12 (AK-200)
    Kalashnikov AK-12 (AK-200)
    Thumbnail picture of the Kalashnikov AKSU-74 (AKS-74U)
    Kalashnikov AKSU-74 (AKS-74U)
    Thumbnail picture of the Kbk wz.89 (Onyx)
    Kbk wz.89 (Onyx)
    Thumbnail picture of the KBP PP-2000
    KBP PP-2000
    Thumbnail picture of the KMP AEK-919
    KMP AEK-919
    Thumbnail picture of the Knight's Armament Company M4 MWS (Modular Weapon System)
    Knight's Armament Company M4 MWS (Modular Weapon System)
    Thumbnail picture of the Knight's Armament Company PDW (Personal Defense Weapon)
    Knight's Armament Company PDW (Personal Defense Weapon)
    Thumbnail picture of the La France M16K (Kurz)
    La France M16K (Kurz)
    Thumbnail picture of the Lanchester (SMG)
    Lanchester (SMG)
    Thumbnail picture of the Lithgow F1 SMG
    Lithgow F1 SMG
    Thumbnail picture of the LUSA SMG (Lusitania)
    LUSA SMG (Lusitania)
    Thumbnail picture of the M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
    M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
    Thumbnail picture of the M3 (Grease Gun)
    M3 (Grease Gun)
    Thumbnail picture of the M3A1 (Grease Gun) Suppressed
    M3A1 (Grease Gun) Suppressed
    Thumbnail picture of the MAS 38 (Pistolet Mitrailleur MAS modele 38)
    MAS 38 (Pistolet Mitrailleur MAS modele 38)
    Thumbnail picture of the MAT-49 (Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Tulle 49)
    MAT-49 (Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Tulle 49)
    Thumbnail picture of the Milkor BXP
    Milkor BXP
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitraillette Vigneron SMG
    Mitraillette Vigneron SMG
    Thumbnail picture of the Model K-50M
    Model K-50M
    Thumbnail picture of the MP3008 (Maschinenpistole 3008)
    MP3008 (Maschinenpistole 3008)
    Thumbnail picture of the MP38 (Maschinenpistole 38)
    MP38 (Maschinenpistole 38)
    Thumbnail picture of the MP40 (Maschinenpistole 40)
    MP40 (Maschinenpistole 40)
    Thumbnail picture of the MP41 (Maschinenpistole 41) / (Schmeisser)
    MP41 (Maschinenpistole 41) / (Schmeisser)
    Thumbnail picture of the Orita Model 1941
    Orita Model 1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
    Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
    Thumbnail picture of the PA3(DM) / FMK-3 Mod 2
    PA3(DM) / FMK-3 Mod 2
    Thumbnail picture of the Pindad PM2
    Pindad PM2
    Thumbnail picture of the PM wz. 43/52
    PM wz. 43/52
    Thumbnail picture of the PM-63 RAK (Reczny Automat Komandosow)
    PM-63 RAK (Reczny Automat Komandosow)
    Thumbnail picture of the PM-84 Glauberyt
    PM-84 Glauberyt
    Thumbnail picture of the Port Said
    Port Said
    Thumbnail picture of the PP-19 Bizon (Bison)
    PP-19 Bizon (Bison)
    Thumbnail picture of the PPD SMG
    PPD SMG
    Thumbnail picture of the PPS-42 / PPS-43
    PPS-42 / PPS-43
    Thumbnail picture of the PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)
    PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)
    Thumbnail picture of the Reising Model 50 (M50/M55)
    Reising Model 50 (M50/M55)
    Thumbnail picture of the Ruger MP9
    Ruger MP9
    Thumbnail picture of the S&T Motiv (Daewoo) XK9 / XK10 (DS9A)
    S&T Motiv (Daewoo) XK9 / XK10 (DS9A)
    Thumbnail picture of the SITES Spectre M4
    SITES Spectre M4
    Thumbnail picture of the Smith & Wesson SW Model 76 (M76)
    Smith & Wesson SW Model 76 (M76)
    Thumbnail picture of the SOCIMI Type 821-SMG
    SOCIMI Type 821-SMG
    Thumbnail picture of the Solothurn-Steyr S1-100 (MP34)
    Solothurn-Steyr S1-100 (MP34)
    Thumbnail picture of the Star Model Si35
    Star Model Si35
    Thumbnail picture of the Star Model Z84
    Star Model Z84
    Thumbnail picture of the STEN SMG
    STEN SMG
    Thumbnail picture of the Sterling Submachine Gun (L2A1)
    Sterling Submachine Gun (L2A1)
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr AUG Para
    Steyr AUG Para
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr MPi 69
    Steyr MPi 69
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr TMP
    Steyr TMP
    Thumbnail picture of the Suomi KP/-31 (Konepistooli m/31)
    Suomi KP/-31 (Konepistooli m/31)
    Thumbnail picture of the TDI Vector (KRISS Super V)
    TDI Vector (KRISS Super V)
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 100 SMG (100 Shiki Kikan-tanju)
    Type 100 SMG (100 Shiki Kikan-tanju)
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 64 (SMG)
    Type 64 (SMG)
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 79 (SMG)
    Type 79 (SMG)
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 85 SMG
    Type 85 SMG
    Thumbnail picture of the United Defense UD-42 (Model 42 / M42)
    United Defense UD-42 (Model 42 / M42)
    Thumbnail picture of the Walther MP (Maschinenpistole)
    Walther MP (Maschinenpistole)