A short range personal weapon capable of being used upto 183 m. It is operated by spent case projection or blow back action and is capable of firing in fully automatic or single shot modes. It is fitted with a hinged collapsible butt and may be fired with the butt in the extended or folded position. The casing is in one piece and carries a bayonet boss at the forward end for fitting of bayonet.
Calibre 9 mm
Length of the Weapon with Butt Extended 685.8 mm
Length of the Weapon with Butt Folded 482.6 mm
Weight of the Weapon with Loaded Magazine & Sling 3.82 Kgs
Weight of the Weapon with Empty Magazine 3.06 Kgs
Type of the Magazine Box
Magazine Capacity 34 Rounds
Weight of the Empty Magazine 0.226 Kgs
Weight of Magazine (Loaded) 0.680 Kgs
Type of Sight used with Range Setting:
Fore Sight Adjustable Blade Type
Back Sight Aperture Peep Type
Range Setting 91.44 meters to 182.88 meters
Effective Range 27.43 meters
Maximum Range 182.88 meters
System of Operation Blow Back Self Loading Type
Ammunition Cartridge SA 9 mm Ball Mk.2Z
Cyclic Rate of Firing per minute 550 Rounds
Rate of Firing Single per minute 68 Rounds
Type of Bayonet used Blade Type
Total number of Components 109
Total number of Assy / Sub Assy. 19
Length of Barrel

199.34 mm

Bore Diameter

H 8.890 mm, L 8.814 mm

Number of Rifling Grooves


Twist of Rifling Grooves

Right Hand

Lead of Rifling Grooves

1 turn in 250 mm

When fired with standard ammunition the dispersion will be 101.6 mm diameter with a series of 5 shots with no elimination.
Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

Tel: 0091-33-2248 9027 / 2248 2103 / 2248 5077-80
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