Halcón M-1943

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Halcón M-1943 submachine gun
Halcón M-1943.jpg
Type Submachine gun
Place of origin Argentina
Service history
Used by See "Users"
Production history
Designed 1943
Manufacturer Fábrica de armas Halcón
Variants See "Variants"
Weight 4.75 kg
Length 850 mm
Barrel length 292 mm

Cartridge 9×19mm Parabellum
.45 ACP
Caliber 9mm
Action Blowback
Rate of fire 700 rpm
Effective firing range 200 m
Feed system 30/36/40 round box magazines (Depending on variants)
Sights Iron

The Halcón M-1943 is a submachine gun of Argentine origin and is chambered in both 9×19mm Parabellum for the Army and .45 ACP for police forces.[1][2] This weapon is comparable in quality and performance with the Thompson submachine gun.[citation needed][3]



The Halcón M-1943 came with a fixed stock protruding from its grip section.[4]


The Halcón M-1946 came with an underfolding stock.[5] Later variants came with sidefolding stocks.[6][7]



  1. ^ "Modern Firearms - Halcon M/943". world.guns.ru. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  2. ^ *Julio S. Guzmán, Las Armas Modernas de Infantería, Abril de 1953
  3. ^ "El subfusil Halcón ML-63 Argentino". Aquellas armas de guerra. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  4. ^ "Image: ARCHI_99741.jpg, (640 × 340 px)". cadena3.com. 2010-11-02. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  5. ^ "Image: SANY4122.jpg, (180 × 180 px)". s2.postimage.org. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  6. ^ "ARG - Halcon M/943 :: Sub-machine guns :: Firearms". Archived from the original on 2011-08-14. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  7. ^ http://www.militariarg.com/uploads/4/2/2/1/4221080/8517248.jpg?362[permanent dead link]

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