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.
- 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
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.
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