MCEM 3 submachine gun

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Type Submachine gun
Place of origin  United Kingdom
Production history
Designer Royal Small Arms Factory
Designed 1947
Cartridge 9×19mm Parabellum
Action Blowback
Sights Fixed

The MCEM 3 was a proposed collapsible 9mm submachine gun designed by the British in 1947. It had a detachable stock alongside the magazine and a Lee–Enfield type bayonet. However the MCEM 3 was not accepted and found no customers.


  • Janes Military Review Fourth Year of Issue, Page 81, ISBN 0-7106-0334-7, Published 4/1/1985