Calico M960

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Calico M960
Calico M960 SMG.jpg
Calico M960 on display
Type Submachine gun
Place of origin  United States
Production history
Designer Calico Light Weapons Systems
Manufacturer Calico Light Weapons Systems
Produced 1990-
Variants M960A (Non-Solid stock)
M960AS (Solid Stock)
Weight 2.17 kg (Empty)
Length 835mm (Stock extended), 647mm (Stock retracted)
Barrel length 330mm

Cartridge 9×19mm Parabellum
Action Roller-delayed blowback
Rate of fire 750 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity 390 m/s
Effective firing range 50 m
Maximum firing range 100 m
Feed system 50/100-round helical magazine
Sights Iron sights, can have various sights mounted

The Calico M960 is a 9×19mm (Luger/Parabellum) caliber semi-automatic carbine (fully automatic versions are available only to authorized law enforcement and military), manufactured by Calico Light Weapons Systems. Its features include its high-capacity, cylindrical, helical-feed magazine and retractable stock. This method allows magazine capacities of 50 and 100 rounds in a relatively small space. The rear sight is mounted as part of the plastic magazine shell.

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