Thursday, November 6, 2008
New addition to the arsenal, the Knight SMG or PP-19-01 "Vityaz". I got to admit this is a dandy.
The PP-19-01 is based on the AKS-74U compact assault rifle, with simple blowback action. Apparently it’s a standard kalashnikov receiver that’s been converted to a 9mm length magazine well and a blowback bolt. Sort of like 9mm AR-15 conversions.
It’s related to the bizon SMG, except that it uses conventional box magazines rather than the bizon’s helical feed magazines. Some call it ‘AK-9’. The ‘Vityaz’ uses more conventional box magazines and fires more powerful 9x19 ammunition. The bolt system is of simple blowback type, and gun is fired from closed bolt, utilizing standard AK-type trigger and safety / fire selector subsystems.
Cleaning is simple, compared to the other sub’s. I would love to get the H&K MP5 chambered for .40 S&W.
However this one is a little better. Move Over UZI.