West Point Military Museum - Submachine Guns / 12 Viet Cong Homemade Thompson Submachine Gun
Bill Maloney
3/13/2009

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12 Viet Cong Homemade Thompson Submachine Gun

12 Viet Cong Homemade Thompson Submachine Gun

This captured Viet Cong copy of a Thompson Submachine gun has a smoothbore barrel. It's range and accuracy was much less than a real Thompson, but at short range the tumbling bullets would do a lot of damage.

Viet Cong handmade copy of a Thompson Submachine Gun

Caliber: .45 ACP
Action: Blowback, full or semi auto
Muzzle Velocity: 920 fps
Range: 100 yards
Rate of Fire: 900 rounds per minute
Magazine Capacity: 20 or 30 round magazine
Barrel Length: 10.5 inches
Overall Length: ? inches, smooth bore
Weight: ? lbs
Year Built: 196?
Cost:
$

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