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The MAT-49 is a French-built submachine gun, designed for surprise hit-and-run attacks. It was the Long-Range weapon of the Viet Cong.

Description[edit | edit source]

  • Range: 110 yards
  • Weight: 4.17 kg
  • Length: 760 mm
  • Barrel Length: 230 mm
  • Ammo: 9x19mm Parabellum
  • Action: Blowback
  • Rate of Fire: 600 rounds/min
  • Feed System: 32 round magazine

Uses[edit | edit source]

Developed by the French, it first saw action in the First Indochina War. During this time, a number of these weapons were captured by the Vietnamese. Lightweight and compact, it was ideal for mobile forces, such as the Viet Cong.

In show[edit | edit source]

This weapon was tested against the Waffen SS' MP28. It was determined that both SMGs performed almost equally in eliminating three targets in 30 seconds, resulting in a draw.

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