SAF Carbine 9 mm 1A1,OFB Sub-Machine Gun, Indian Armed Forces

SAF Carbine 9 mm 1A1,OFB Sub-Machine Gun, Indian Armed ForcesSAF Carbine 9 mm 1A1,OFB Sub-Machine Gun, Indian Armed Forces

SAF Carbine 9 mm 1A1,OFB Sub-Machine Gun, Indian Armed Forces

SAF Sub machine Gun Carbine 9 mm 1A1 is manufactured by Indian Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) at Kanpur.It is basically the licence product and variant of Sterling Sub-machine gun which is manufactured by British Army.

Basic Design

The submachine gun is constructed entirely of steel and plastic and has a shoulder stock, which folds underneath the weapon. Although of conventional blow back design firing from an open bolt. the bolt has helical grooves cut into the surface to remove dirt and fouling from the inside of the receiver to increase reliability.

Features

This is the Short range personal weapon capable of being used upto 183 m. It is operated by spent case projection or blow back action and is capable of firing in fully automatic or single shot modes. It is fitted with a hinged collapsible butt and may be fired with the butt in the extended or folded position. The casing is in one piece and carries a bayonet boss at the forward end for fitting of bayonet.

SAF Carbine 9 mm 1A1,OFB Sub-Machine Gun, Indian Armed Forces

Specification

Calibre 9 mm
Length of the Weapon With Butt Extended 685.8 mm
Length of the Weapon with butt Folded 482.6 mm
Weight of the weapon with Loaded magazine & Sling 3.82 Kgs
Weight of the Weapon with Empty magazine 3.06 kgs
Type of the Magazine Box Type
Magazine capacity 34 Rounds
Weight of the empty Magazine 0.226 Kgs
Weight of the Magazine (Loaded) 0.680 Kgs

 

Type of Sight Used With Range Setting:

Fore Sight Adjustable Blade Type
Back Sight Aperture peep Type
Range Setting 91.44 Metres to 182.88 Meters
Effective Range 27.43 Meters
Maximum Range 182.88 meters
System of operation Blow back Self Loading Type
Ammunition Catridge SA 9 mm Ball Mk.2Z
Cyclic Rate of Fire per Minute 550 Rounds
Rate of Firing Single Per minute 68 Rounds
Type of Bayonet used Blade Type
Total number of Components 109
Total Number of Assy/Sub Assy. 19

 

BARREL Specification

SAF Carbine 9 mm 1A1,OFB Sub-Machine Gun, Indian Armed Forces

Length of Barrel 199.34 mm
Bore Diameter H 8.890mm,L 8.814 mm
Number of Rifling Grooves 6
Twist of Rifling Grooves Right Hand
Lead of Rifling Grooves 1 turn in 250 mm

Also Check the Video of SAF Carbine 9 mm 1A1,OFB Sub-Machine Gun, Indian Armed Forces


 

Contact To Buy

Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

Tel: 0091-33-2248 9027 / 2248 2103 / 2248 5077-80
Fax : 0091-33-2248 1748/2210 8235
Mail : ofbtrade@dataone.in
http://www.ofb.gov.in

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