Tag Archives: homemade SMG

Seven homemade machine pistols seized (Belo Horizonte, Brazil)

Seven compact homemade .380 submachine guns all found in a sack which was recovered after the pursuit of a suspect in a neighborhood in west Belo Horizonte on 14/5/19.

Mini UZL

A locally made submachine gun seized in Ecuador in February 2019. The receiver is stamped MINI UZL – MADE IN USA.

 

Locally made RPG launcher (Kolkata)

A locally made RPG type launcher along with a Kalashnikov type assault rifle which were found buried in Purulia district, Kolkata. Police reported that the weapons were found at two sites near Khatanga village bordering Jharkhand. Two individuals arrested had links to Maoist rebel groups.

The launcher appears to fire a standard PG7 munition and interestingly appears to use a trigger grip unit identical to those seen on locally made Sterling submachine gun copies, also appearing regularly in Maoist arms caches.

Locally made Sterling SMG copy.

Two SMGs seized in Minas Gerais, Brazil

A crude homemade submachine gun seized last year in Minas Gerais with a plastic lower receiver typical of the current trend in these. Both likely originate from the same maker.

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Illegal firearm manufacturing in Alberta Canada

Police in Edmonton, Alberta seized a number of homemade and modified firearms from a property in St. Albert, among them a homemade derringer, MAC-10 submachine gun and revolving pepperbox appearing to be from the Practical Scrap Metal Small Arms series alongside a STEN and modified SKS rifle. Two men were arrested as part of an investigation into illegal firearm manufacturing.