Heckler & Koch Ump

Heckler & Koch Ump

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The UMP (Universale Maschinenpistole, German for "Universal Machine Pistol") is a submachine gun developed and manufactured by Heckler & Koch. The UMP has been adopted by various agencies such as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Heckler & Koch developed the UMP as a successor to the MP5, though both remain in production.The UMP is a blowback-operated, magazine-fed submachine gun firing from a closed bolt. As originally designed, the UMP is chambered for larger cartridges than other submachine guns like the MP5, to provide more stopping power against unarmored targets (with a slightly lower effective range) than the 9x19mm MP5 provides. A larger cartridge produces more recoil, and makes control more difficult in fully automatic firing. To mitigate this, the cyclic rate of fire was reduced to 650 rounds/min (600 rounds/min for the UMP45), which makes it one of the slower firing submachine guns on the market.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136776588
  • 9786136776583