The PP-93 submachine gun was developed in the 1990s at the KBP Instrument Design Bureau in Tula as a non-folding version of earlier PP-90 clandestine submachine gun, for use by security and law enforcement units. It is operated on blowback principle and has good controllability of full automatic fire.

Class Manportable
Type Machine Guns
Manufacturer Kovrov Mechanical Plant
Origin Russia (USSR)
Country Name Origin Year
Russia (USSR) 1993
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
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Russia (USSR) 1993 View
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ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Kovrov Mechanical Plant 1993 View

Type Submachine gun
Place of origin  Russia
Service history
In service 1993
Production history
Designer KBP Instrument Design Bureau
Designed 1993
Manufacturer Kovrov Mechanical Plant
Produced 1993
Weight 1.47 kg (empty), 1.8 kg (full ammo)
Length 577 mm stock open / 325 mm stock closed
Cartridge 9x18mm PM
Action Blowback
Rate of fire 600 - 800 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity 310-315 m/s
Effective firing range 100 m
Feed system 20-30 round detachable box magazine
Sights Iron sight

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