CZ Scorpion Evo 3
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|Scorpion EVO 3 A1|
CZ Scorpion EVO 3 A1
|Type||Pistol caliber carbine|
Submachine gun (A1)
|Place of origin||Czech Republic|
|Used by||See Users|
|Manufacturer||Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod|
|Variants||Evo 3 S1 (semi-automatic civilian version)|
|Mass||2.77 kg (6.10 lbs) with full magazine|
|Length||670 mm (26.37 in) stock unfolded, 410 mm (16.14 in) stock folded|
|Barrel length||196 mm (7.71 in)|
|Width||60 mm (2.36 in)|
|Height||262 mm (10.31 in)|
|Cartridge||9×19mm Parabellum / 9×21mm|
|Rate of fire||1150 rounds/min|
|Muzzle velocity||370 m/s|
|Feed system||10-, 20-, 30-round detachable box magazine|
|Sights||Picatinny Rails for optics, backup iron sights|
The Scorpion EVO 3 is a 9mm carbine manufactured by Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod, the select-fire variant designated as A1 being a submachine gun and the semi-automatic variant designated as S1. The EVO 3 designation denotes that the firearm is a third generation of CZ's line of small submachine guns started by the Škorpion vz. 61.
Despite the name, it is mechanically unrelated to the Škorpion/Skorpion vz. 61.
The Scorpion Evo 3 is a blowback operated carbine evolved from a Slovak prototype submachine gun called the Laugo. Chambered in 9×19mm Parabellum, the Scorpion EVO 3 is mostly polymer making it a lightweight, compact submachine gun designed to be easily maneuvered in confined spaces. The A1 variant features a left side charging handle with the option of a right side, along with an ambidextrous select fire switch, giving the operator the choice of "safe", semi-automatic, three-round burst, or fully automatic fire, while the S1's switch only features "safe" and semi-automatic fire. The standard version comes equipped with a folding, adjustable and fully removable stock for easy transport. The hand guard is lined with multiple Picatinny rails for the addition of attachments such as grips, sights, flashlights, and lasers.
- Afghanistan: Used by ANA Commandos.
- Argentina: Tucumán Provincial Police
- Bolivia: Law enforcement in Bolivia
- Czech Republic: Armed Forces, Police
- Dominican Republic
- Egypt: Law enforcement Units
- Finland: Police of Finland
- Hungary: Hungarian Police, Hungarian Defence Forces
- Indonesia: Kostrad
- Kenya: Kenya Police Service
- Malaysia: Royal Malaysia Police
- Malta: Law enforcement in Malta
- Panama: Panamanian Presidential guards
- Paraguay
- Philippines: Philippine Coast Guard-Special Operations Group, Philippine National Police-Special Action Force
- Serbia: Special Forces 
- Rwanda: Used by Rwandan Peacekeepers in The Central African Republic.
- Sudan: Law enforcement in Sudan
- Thailand: Royal Thai Police
- Tunisia: Presidential guards
- Vietnam: People's Public Security drug enforcement unit (Bureau C47), Army's Competition Rifle Team
- Republic of Moldova: Police and Special Forces
- Republic of Poland: Special Forces
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