Military Might: Sub - Machine Guns


A Sub – Machine Gun (SMG) is a magazine-fed, automatic carbine designed to fire pistol cartridges. Sub – Machine Guns used by the Indian Armed Forces are given below:

SAF Carbine 2A1


 
  • Manufacturer: Sterling Armaments Company
  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Cartridge: 9mm
  • Type: Sub – Machine Gun
  • Used by: Standard Sub – Machine Gun of the Indian Armed Forces
  • Effective firing range: 200 m

Micro Uzi


  • Manufacturer: Israeli Weapon Industries
  • Origin: Israel
  • Cartridge: 9mm
  • Type: Sub – Machine Gun
  • Used by: Special Forces
  • Effective firing range: 200 m

Heckler & Koch MP5


  • Manufacturer: Heckler & Koch
  • Origin: West Germany
  • Cartridge: 9mm
  • Type: Sub – Machine Gun
  • Used by: Standard Sub – Machine Gun of the Special Forces
  • Effective firing range: 200 m

Brügger & Thomet MP9 


  • Manufacturer: Brügger & Thomet
  • Origin: Switzerland
  • Cartridge: 9mm
  • Type: Sub – Machine Gun / Machine Pistol
  • Used by: Ghatak Commandos
  • Effective firing range: 100 m

FN P90


  • Manufacturer: FN Herstal
  • Origin: Belgium
  • Cartridge: 5.7mm
  • Type: Sub – Machine Gun / PDW (Personal Defence Weapon)
  • Used by: SPG
  • Effective firing range: 200 m

Steyr AUG 


  • Manufacturer: Steyr Mannlicher
  • Origin: Austria
  • Cartridge: 5.56mm
  • Type: Sub – Machine Gun / PDW (Personal Defence Weapon)
  • Used by: Special Forces in small numbers
  • Effective firing range: 300 m

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