SAF Carbine 9 mm 2A1,OFB Sub-Machine Gun(Silent Version), Indian Armed Forces
SAF Sub machine Gun Carbine 9 mm 2A1 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 manufacutred by British Army.It is the Silent Version of Sub Machine Gun Carbine 9 mm 1A1.
Basic design is same to that of SAF Submachine Gun cadridge 9mm 1A1.It is constructed entirely of steel and plastic and has a shoulder stock, which folds underneath the weapon. Although of conventional blowback 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.In addition it is fitted with a silencer unit at the front of the barrel which is easily replaceable.
Sub-Machine Gun 9 mm, Carbine 2A1 is a special purpose weapon for use in clandestine roles. It is operated by spent case projection or blow back action. The sound of explosion is effectively reduced by expansion of gases through the drilled holes of the barrel and is controlled through the silencer unit. When fired, it produces only the mechanical sound of moving parts. It is a light-weight easy to handle weapon, capable of automatic firing.
|Length with Butt||902 mm|
|Length with Folded Butt||698 mm|
|Length of Barrel||198.12|
|Bore Dia High –
Bore Dia Low –
|Nos. of Grooves||6|
|Pitch of Rifling||1 turn in 250 mm|
|Weight of Weapon with loaded Magazine and Sling||4.76 Kgs|
|Weight of Weapon with Empty Magazine||4.00 Kgs|
Type of sight used with Range Setting
|Fore Sight||Adjustable Fore Sight|
|Back Sight||Aperture Peep Type|
|Range Setting||91.44 M to 182.88 M|
|Effective Range||27.34 M (30 Yds)|
|Maximum Range||91.44 M (100 Yds)|
|System of Operation||Blow back self loading type|
|Type of Magazine||BOX|
|Magazine capacity||34 Rounds|
|Weight of Empty Magazine||0.280 Kg|
|Weight of Full Magazine||0.688 Kg|
|Cyclic Rate of fire per minute||150 rounds|
|Rate of Fire single per minute||68 rounds|
|Type of Bayonet used||Nil|
Contact To Buy
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.