Kucher Model K1

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Kucher Light Machine Pistol Model K1
Type Submachine gun
Place of origin People's Republic of Hungary
Service history
In service Unknown
Used by Hungary
Production history
Designer József Kucher
Designed 1951
No. built ?
Weight 3.1 kg empty, 3.7 kg fully loaded
Length 844 mm, 532 mm stock folded
Barrel length 280 mm

Cartridge 7.62×25mm Tokarev
Action blowback
Rate of fire 700 rounds/minute
Muzzle velocity 480 m/s
Effective firing range 100-200 m [1]
Feed system detachable box magazine 35 round
Sights Front: windage and elevation adjustable post
Back: two position notch

The Kucher K1 was a Hungarian box-magazined submachine gun designed by József Kucher in 1951 for use by paramilitary, paratrooper and police units, based on the Danuvia 44.M prototype smg.


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