Hybrid printed tubing design.
A new bullpup version of the FGC-9 currently being developed and tested by several groups. Like the FGC-9, It can be made anywhere in the world using a 3D printer and a few bits of steel bar and hydraulic tubing from Aliexpress.
“The National Police has reported Operation Saguaro, which has involved the arrest of a man in Abegondo, province of La Coruña. This individual had a clandestine weapons printing workshop at his home that he “manufactured” thanks to three 3D printers that have been found in it. He also had plans for its elaboration.
As part of the operation, Police seized an AR9 submachine gun. in an almost finished state, assembled with 3D printed parts using the seized material. Those in charge of the operation have been agents of the General Information Police Station, collaborating with the Provincial Information Brigade of A Coruña, and directed by the Investigating Court number three of Betanzos.”
A printed .22lr revolver currently in development by a group of unknown individuals. Early testing has apparently yielded promising results. Here is a video of the first prototype being fired.
Two FGC-9 MK2s encased in resin displayed at a two day conference hosted by Europol and Dutch Police.
A 3D printable .22lr 1911 currently being developed which uses a printed frame as well as a printed slide combined with DIY parts which has been reportedly holding up well during testing.
The barrel is also printed with a steel tube lining and will eventually include a printed magazine.
Another photo of a PDF fighter armed with a standard FGC-9 MK2.