NORINCO Type 85
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The Type 85 submachine gun is still in use with Chinese police and PLA forces.
Detailing the development and operational history of the NORINCO Type 85 Submachine Gun (SMG) / Assault Carbine. Entry last updated on 8/17/2017; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
The silenced version of the Type 85 features a steel silencer and fires the subsonic 7.62x25mm Type 64 cartridge though the 7.62x25mm Type 51 / TT cartridge is still available to this type of weapon at the expense of stealth.
Both versions feature the folding stock and a 30-round detachable box magazine.
Any available statistics for the NORINCO Type 85 Submachine Gun (SMG) / Assault Carbine are showcased in the areas immediately below. Categories include basic specifications covering initial year of service, country-of-origin and manufacture(s) involved in bringing the weapon to market. Other qualities showcased are related to physical values such as the internal action, available calibers / chamberings, weight and lengths. Global operators are also presented in A-to-Z format as are any model variants available to the series.