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Magpul FMG9

The Magpul FMG-9 is a prototype for a new generation of folding submachine guns, designed by Magpul Industries in 2008. Like other folding machine guns, it would be used for concealed carry and can be disguised as anything from a small package to an extra laptop battery. It is made out of a light-weight polymer material rather than metal, making it very light and easy to carry. It is also small enough even to fit in the back pocket of most everyday pants. It was developed for potential use by personal protection details such as the United States Secret Service. It is still a prototype and may or may not be made in large numbers for law enforcement agencies. The prototype uses a semi-automatic firing mechanism from a 9mm Glock 17 pistol. With modification, the FMG-9 could also use the mechanism of a Glock 18 machine pistolfor Class 3 or law enforcement use.
Magpul FMG-9
Type Submachine gun
Place of origin [1]

United States

Production history
Designed 2008
Manufacturer Magpul Industries
Specifications
Weight 0.5 kg (1.1 lb)
Length 503 mm (19.8 in) (extended)

262 mm (10.3 in) (folded)


Cartridge 9×19mm Parabellum
Action Blowback
Feed system 32-round box magazine or 33 round box magazine

Similar weapons


AirsoftEdit

Magpul-PTS FPG
Type Airsoft

gun

Place of origin Taiwan
Production history
Manufacturer Magpul PTS

KWA Performance Industries

Produced 2010—
Specifications
Length 49 cm (19 in) (extended)

26 cm (10 in) (folded)


Cartridge 6mm pellet
Action Gas blowback
Feed system 48-round magazine

In 2010,Magpul Industries' PTS (Professional Training and Simulation) Division in cooperation with KWA Performance Industries released the FPG (Folding Pocket Gun).[1] The FPG is almost identical to the FMG-9 prototype, but contains the firing mechanism of an airsoft KWA M18c replica. The FPG fires 6mm pellets with a magazine capacity of 48.


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Finally, the Magpul Folding Pocket Gun". Soldier Systems Daily. February 10, 2010.
  2. ^ "MAGPUL PTS FPG". KWA Performance Industries, Inc.. 2012.


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