Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
PPSh-41 - Base Production Model Designation
PPS-50 - Canadian civilian market semi-automatic variant; production by Pietta; chambered for .22LR cartridge; drum and box magazine versions.
Type 49 - North Korean license production copy; drum magazine support only.
Type 50 - Chinese license production copy; detachable box magazine support only.
K-50M - Vietnamese production of Chinese Type 50.
SKL-41 - Semi-automatic version; chambered for 9mm Parabellum cartridge; accepts MP40 smg magazine.
M-49 - Yugoslavia locally-produced variant of the PPSh-41; internally different but support for Soviet-style PPSh-41 magazines.
M-49/57 - Yugoslavian upgrade of the M-49.
MP41(r) - German Army designation of samples converted to fire the 9mm Parabellum cartridge.
MP717(r) - German Army designation of captured uncoverted samples firing the 7.63x25mm Mauser cartridge.