Tag Archives: homemade submachine gun

Improvised submachine guns seized in Maceio, Brazil

Eight crude improvised SMGs seized along with narcotics in Maceió, Brazil, Dec 2017.

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Mini MAC-11 type machine pistol (Colombia)

 

Locally made ‘Sterling’ Submachine guns seized in India

A number of ‘Sterling’ type submachine gun copies have surfaced in recent arms seizures by Indian authorities. The British 9mm Sterling is still used by the Indian army and police so no doubt familiar to the country’s many underground gun makers.

Above: Locally made firearms (Left-to-right): Craft-made ‘Sterling’ type SMG, two .32 automatic pistols and two 30 bore ‘katta’ pistols.

Homemade submachine gun seized in Birmingham, UK

Improvised submachine gun seized by West Midlands police

As long as metal pipes and hacksaws exist, there will be guns, as this story from the UK demonstrates:

“Chief Superintendent Pete Henrick, commander at Birmingham East police, said: “Experts examined and test fired the handmade gun. It was found to be a viable firearm and therefore a lethal weapon in the wrong hands.”

PA Luty Expedient Submachine Gun (Australia)

A copy of P.A Luty’s Expedient Submachine Gun handed in during a recent firearms amnesty in Australia.

Homemade .22lr submachine gun seized

An 18 year old was arrested by members of the Municipal Police in Irapuato, Mexico and was found to be carrying this makeshift .22lr SMG. This example sports a collapsible wire stock.