CZ Scorpion Evo 3
The Scorpion EVO 3 is a 9mm carbine manufactured by Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod, the select-fire variant designated as A1 being a submachine gun and the semi-automatic variant designated as S1. The EVO 3 designation denotes that the firearm is a third generation of CZ's line of small submachine guns started by the Škorpion vz. 61, which is mechanically unrelated.
|Scorpion EVO 3|
Select-fire variant (A1)
|Type||Pistol caliber carbine|
Submachine gun (A1)
|Place of origin||Czech Republic|
|Used by||See Users|
|Manufacturer||Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod|
|Variants||Evo 3 S1 (semi-automatic civilian version)|
|Mass||2.77 kg (6.10 lbs) with full magazine|
|Length||670 mm (26.37 in) stock unfolded, 410 mm (16.14 in) stock folded|
|Barrel length||196 mm (7.71 in) pistol-carbine,|
412 mm (16.2 in) rifle
|Width||60 mm (2.36 in)|
|Height||262 mm (10.31 in)|
|Cartridge||9×19mm Parabellum / 9×21mm|
|Rate of fire||1150 rounds/min|
|Muzzle velocity||370 m/s|
|Feed system||10-, 20-, 30-round detachable box magazine|
|Sights||Picatinny Rails for optics, backup iron sights|
The Scorpion Evo 3 is a blowback operated carbine evolved from a Slovak prototype submachine gun called the Laugo. Chambered in 9×19mm Parabellum, the Scorpion EVO 3 is mostly polymer making it a lightweight, compact submachine gun designed to be easily maneuvered in confined spaces. The A1 variant features a left side charging handle with the option of a right side, along with an ambidextrous select fire switch, giving the operator the choice of "safe", semi-automatic, three-round burst, or fully automatic fire, while the S1's switch only features "safe" and semi-automatic fire. The standard version comes equipped with a folding, adjustable and fully removable stock for easy transport. The hand guard is lined with multiple Picatinny rails for the addition of attachments such as grips, sights, flashlights, and lasers. The hand guard on the American semi-automatic offering features M-LOK attachment points, with a single Picatinny rail on top.
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