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:
SIG subgun today:
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