Steyr TMP

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Caliber 9 x 19 mm
Weight (empty) 1.3 kg
Length 282 mm
Barrel length 130 mm
Muzzle velocity 370 m/s
Cyclic rate of fire 800 – 900 rpm
Practical rate of fire 30 – 90 rpm
Magazine capacity 15, 30 rounds
Range of effective fire 50 – 100 m

image003 The Steyr TMP submachine gun was developed by famous Steyr-Mannlicher company in the early 1990s. Its production commenced in 1992 and ceased in 2001 because of lack of sales. Production licenses were transferred to a Swiss company and a variant of this SMG is still produced.
The Steyr TMP is a blowback-operated, selective fire weapon, chambered for the standard 9 x 19 mm ammunition. It fires from the closed bolt. This compact SMG is an interim design between automatic pistols and full-size submachine guns.
It offers lower, yet more controllable rate of fire. It is reported that the TMP is very controllable in full automatic mode. Many of its parts are made from polymers. The Steyr TMP has no stock. This weapon can be fired single-handedly. It’s compact size make it comfortable for concealed carrying. This SMG has semi- auto and full-auto modes. Firing mode is controlled by a dual-stage trigger and fire mode selector.