The U.S. army has selected the Brügger & Thomet semi-automatic carbine APC9 for its security soldiers.
According to U.S. government business website, the Army selected B&T small arms specialists with their APC9K semi-automatic carbine or submachine gun as the winner of the Sub Compact Weapon programme.
The small semi-automatic carbine is chambered in 9mm and variants of the weapon are in use with police units such as Special Weapons and Tactics, or SWAT teams. The weapon is reliable, accurate, compact and APC9 is the perfect submachine gun for all police and military tasks,” according to a B&T report.
According to the Army Contracting Command, B&T will receive an order for manufacture 350 Sub-Compact Weapons with an option for additional quantities of up to 1,000 SCWs, including slings, manuals, accessories, and spare parts.
A Look at the Semi-automatic Carbine APC9
- Comes as standard rifle with 30-round magazines.
- Though, there are 15-, 20-, and 25-round capacity magazines available for this weapon. Magazines are translucent.
- This feature allows making a quick estimate on how many rounds are left in the magazine. Magazines are compatible with other Brugger & Thomet weapons, including MP9 submachine gun, as well as TP9 pistol.
- Additionally, has two magazines that can be clamped together for faster reloading.