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SIGs new line of room-brooms: The MPX

When you think of the central European countries in the 20th Century, they just scream firearms innovation. It was these countries, and companies such as Mauser, Beretta, Steyr, Walther, and others who made rifles, pistols, and that oh-so WWII classic group of weapons: the submachine gun. Back in the 1930s, Swiss arms giant SIG even experimented with a subgun, the Pal Kiraly-designed SIG MK.Well, SIG is finally taking another stab at that category today with the new MPX, and it seems like they learned a thing or two in the meantime.

SIG subgun circa 1930:

The 1930s SIG MKPO was one of the company’s rare early attempts at a submachine gun and less than 1300 were produced, but are still in the arsenals of the Pope’s Swiss Guard. Probably they conceal well under a big flowing uniform.

The 1930s SIG MKPO was one of the company’s rare early attempts at a submachine gun and less than 1300 were produced, but are still in the arsenals of the Pope’s Swiss Guard. Probably they conceal well under a big flowing uniform.

SIG subgun today:

The Sig MPX. Can you tell HK is being challenged?

The Sig MPX. Can you tell HK is being challenged?

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