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FN SCAR and the others - Similarity (not) purely random?

At this year's IDET exhibition, I heard an interesting interview at the stand of Česká zbrojovka as Uherský Brod. One of the visitors asked a ČZUB employee why their new CZ S 805 assault rifle is so similar to the FN SCAR rifle. And the above-mentioned expert answered in this sense: when entering a similar weapon into development, the manufacturer is bound by a wide range of restrictive technical requirements of soldiers. The designers themselves, of course, also follow modern development trends in the world and know similar foreign ( competitive ) development work, again dictated by ( similar ) requirements of the command of foreign armies. That is why it is said that most of the designers involved ( literally 15 out of 20 ) will come to very similar final results.

HK weapon set for 4.6 mm x 30 rounds

Analyzes of military conflicts in recent decades have confirmed that about 70% of military personnel are not in direct combat contact with the enemy during military deployment and therefore do not need an assault rifle. This is especially true for pilots, drivers, artillery and missile operators, logistics personnel, paramedics, etc. The new PDW ( Personal Defense Weapon ) weapon system seems ideal for them.

Hybrid automation system

In the last 60 years or so, two automation propulsion systems have firmly anchored the interest of long automatic weapon designers, both using the pressure of the gases discharged behind the projectile from the bore of the barrel, one with a gas piston and piston rod and the other without piston and piston rod, only with gas tube. They are certainly the most widespread today and other solutions occur only very sporadically. Recently, however, she has stirred up the calm surface of this traditional pond with information about the new system, which is actually a hybrid of the two previous ones. Extensive information about him was provided by the German magazine DWJ 10/2011 in an article Zweigleisig by A. Seremek, who evaluated all systems. Here they are freely presented and only here and there slightly supplemented by his opinions.

LM vz. 58 Sa - vz. 58 without a firearms license

Submachine gun vz. 58 represents a weapon with which the vast majority of the current middle-aged Czech male population served the war. Many retired soldiers also remember her with nostalgia; but those who have never held it in their hand are also interested in it. What's more, there are still plenty of these weapons in our territory; they can be purchased relatively cheaply, even without the need for a firearms license.

Maschinenpistole 43

This classic assault rifle, which was given the name Sturmgewehr 44 better known to us from Hitler, also served to inspire Mikhail Kalashnikov in the production of the legendary AK-74.

New weapons for the Czech army Part I

On March 18, 2010, two contracts were signed for the supply of new CZ 805 BREN A1 assault rifles, CZ 805 BREN A2 carbine, CZ 805 G1 grenade launchers, CZ SCORPION EVO 3 A1 submachine guns and CZ 75 SP-01 PHANTOM pistols between Česká zbrojovka, as, Uherský Brod (CZUB) and the Ministry of Defense of the Czech Republic (MO CR).

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