ČZW-9

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ČZW-9
Type Submachine gun
Place of origin  Czech Republic
Production history
Manufacturer Czech Weapons (ČZW)
Variants ČZW-9
ČZW-9 M
Specifications
Weight 1.3 kg (ČZW-9)
1.9 kg (ČZW-9 M)
Length ČZW-9: 313 mm (stock folded) / 540 mm (stock extended)
ČZW-9 M: 331 mm (stock folded) / 569 mm (stock extended)
Barrel length 120 mm

Cartridge 9x19 mm Parabellum
Caliber 9 mm
Action Lever-delayed blowback (ČZW-9)
Straight blowback, closed bolt (ČZW-9 M)
Rate of fire 780 rpm (ČZW-9)
810 rpm (ČZW-9 M)
Feed system 15/20/30 round magazines

The ČZW-9 is a submachine gun of Czech origin.[1] The weapon's layout is very similar to the Škorpion vz. 61 but with improved accuracy due to its lever delayed blowback operation. Another variant is the ČZW-9 M which uses straight blowback, firing from a closed bolt with a higher rate of fire.[2]

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