Russian Bizon Submachine Gun Demonstration

PP-19 Bizon
Type Submachine gun
Place of origin Russia
Service history
In service 1996–present
Used by FSB, Ministry of Justice
Wars Dagestan conflict, Second Chechen War, 2008 South Ossetia war
Production history
Designer Viktor Kalashnikov, Alexi Dragunov
Designed 1993–1995
Manufacturer Izhmash
Variants See Variants
Weight 2.1 kg (4.63 lb)
Length 660 mm (26 in) stock extended / 425 mm (16.7 in) stock folded (Bizon)
690 mm (27.2 in) stock extended / 460 mm (18.1 in) stock folded (Bizon-2)
Barrel length 195 mm (7.7 in) (Bizon)
230 mm (9.1 in) (Bizon-2 9x18mm Makarov)
225 mm (8.9 in) (Bizon-2-01 9x19mm Parabellum)
Cartridge 9x18mm Makarov
9x19mm Parabellum
.380 ACP (9x17mm Short)
7.62x25mm Tokarev
Action Blowback, closed bolt
Rate of fire 650–700 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity 320 m/s (1,050 ft/s) (9x18mm Makarov)
380 m/s (1,246.7 ft/s) (9x19mm Parabellum)
Effective range 100 m (9x18mm Makarov)
200 m (9x19mm Parabellum)
Feed system 64-round helical magazine (9x18mm Makarov)
53-round helical magazine (9x19mm Parabellum) (Bizon-2-01)
Sights Hooded front post, rear flip-up notch

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