Danuvia VD-01

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Danuvia VD-01
Type Machine pistol
Place of origin Hungary
Production history
Designer Róbert Vörös
Manufacturer Danuvia Engineering Industries, and Intermodul Weapon Shops[1]
Produced 1990-1998(Danuvia), 1998-?(Intermodul)[1]
No. built over 100 until 1998[1]
Specifications
Weight Without magazine:
2.00 kg (4.41 lb)
Magazine, empty:
0.45 kg (0.99 lb) [1][2]
Length 303 mm (11.9 in)[1][2]
Barrel length Rifled bore length:
127 mm (5.0 in)[1][2]

Cartridge 9×19mm Parabellum
Action Blowback
Rate of fire 330 rds/min[2]
Muzzle velocity ~350 m/s (1,100 ft/s)[2]
Effective firing range 75 m (82 yd)[2]
Feed system 33-round helical magazine
Sights Iron sights, can have various sights mounted [2]

The Forte VD.01[2](often called Danuvia VD-01) is a machine pistol manufactured, for a short time, by Danuvia Engineering Industries from 1990. In 1998, the rights to manufacture have been sold to Intermodul Weapon Shops.[1] The gun has gained some international attention as an oddity due to the unorthodox appearance and helical magazine.[2]

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