Calico M960

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XR-2 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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