1. That has so little muzzle climb! I can see why Ian liked it so much. Why the U.S. military did not purchase these is a mystery to me???

  2. Why would the U.S. military not buy the Skorpion? Simple. There have not been any really widespread calls that I am aware of for pistol caliber submachine guns, except Special Ops outfits who generally have their own internal purchasing setup for the small number of specialized weapons without the Ordinance bureaucrat’s interference. The M4 carbine is not a lot bigger and is a longer-range cartridge than 9mm. No need to give regular troops ma specialized weapon (see M1 Carbine in WW2) when something else is already in inventory. Now with the new Sig Sauer rifle being brought out, there might be a real need for something like the Skorpion for crew served weapons, truck drivers and mostly noncombatant rear area troops.

      • That would make it a logical option. When has Military Ordinance ever been logical about purchases? Read the history of the development of the 5.56 cartridge- there is NO logic behind the design and development besides we want a .22 caliber cartridge based on the capacity/velocity of the .222 Remington magnum that will fit and function in the Armalite designed rifle. Multiple different powders and charge levels and the Air Force bought the first or second model of cartridge/gun, but the Army and Marine Corps wanted a different load for a different pressure curve in the system for “operational reliability”. Sound like a bureaucrat’s dream? It is all too real.

      • The CZ Skorpion was one of the 13 contenders in the first round of the US Army Sub Compact Weapon Program. It was not in one of the 6 remaining in the second round ultimately won by B&T.

  3. What type / brand of hearing protection are you using? They are nice an small and they must be doing a good job of protecting your hearing.

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