JS 9 mm

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JS 9 mm
TypeBullpup submachine gun
Place of originChina
Production history
DesignerJianshe Industry (Group) Corporation
ManufacturerChina South Industries Group
Produced2006–present
Specifications
Mass2 kg (4.41 lb)
Length450 mm (17.7 in)
Barrel length250 mm (9.8 in)

Cartridge9×19mm DAP92-9
9×19mm Parabellum
ActionBlowback, open bolt
Rate of fire900 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity321 m/s
Effective firing range200 m
Maximum firing range400 m
Feed system30-round detachable box magazine
SightsOpen sight block, fixed front peep sight, flip up back sights

The JS 9 mm (Chinese: JS 9 mm冲锋枪; pinyin: JS 9 mm Chōngfēng Qiāng; literally: "JS 9 mm Assault Gun"), also known as the CS/LS2, is a commercial export version of the QCW-05.[1] It is a suppressed submachine gun developed by the Jianshe Industries (Group) Corporation of Chongqing. The JS 9 mm is capable of using any 9×19mm round, including the popular 9×19mm Parabellum round but has specifically been chambered for the indigenous, armour-piercing 9×19mm DAP92-9 round.[2]

Development[edit]

Following the unveiling of the QCW-05 submachine gun at the 2005 International Police Equipment Expo in Beijing, Jianshe Industries (Group) Corporation, a company under the China South Industries Group Corporation state-owned conglomerate presented an export variant of their latest submachine gun at the 2006 MILIPOL expo named the 'JS 9 mm'. The submachine gun was a bullpup, select-fire, open bolt, blowback operated submachine gun with a screwable suppressor that is capable of using many different 9×19mm cartridges. Internally the JS 9 mm is exactly the same as the QCW-05, which is a submachine gun designed for use by the People's Liberation Army Ground Force, People's Liberation Army Special Operations Forces and the People's Armed Police except for the different chambering. The JS 9 mm is designed for export to the international market, specifically at various police and law enforcement forces and not for domestic use either with military or any police force. Currently the JS 9 mm is exported worldwide by NORINCO Equipment, Ltd. through a marketing agreement with China South Industries Group.

Design details[edit]

Internally, the JS 9 mm is identical to the QCW-05. The only difference between the two submachine guns is that the JS 9 mm is slightly smaller and lighter compared to the QCW-05 and uses the common 9×19mm round. The JS 9 mm is also capable of accepting widely used MP5 magazines along with its own double-column, 30-round, box magazine. As the JS 9 mm does not share the QCW-05's carry handle, the sight bridge is mounted on top of a receiver on a Picatinny rail and can be removed in favour of a multitude of aiming equipment. The JS 9 mm possesses three different firing modes, automatic, semi-automatic and safety.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Type 05".
  2. ^ "中国国产最新型JS 9mm冲锋枪详解[组图]" (in Chinese). China.com. 2005-07-23. Retrieved 2007-09-15.
  3. ^ 黄俊 袁炜 (2005-10-12). "国产新型JS 9mm冲锋枪初窥" (in Chinese). National Cultural Resources Sharing Project. Retrieved 2007-09-15.

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