Police & Law Enforcement, Military Arms
|Manufacturer:||KBP Instrument Design Bureau|
|Rate of fire:||850|
|Caliber:||9 x 18mm Makarov|
|Overall length:||17.8 - 28.7"|
|Magazine capacity:||10, 20 or 30|
|Magazine type:||Detachable box|
The OTs-02 is a blowback-operated select fire submachine gun of a conventional design chambered in 9x18mm Makarov. It was designed in 1972 but it was introduced in service of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs and Federal Customs Service of Russia in 1991. With a muzzle velocity of 340 m/s (1,115 ft/s) it has an effective firing range of 75 meters. The Kiparis is supplied with a proprietary sound suppressor with a service life of approximately 6,000 rounds, the same service life as the barrel. Thumb safety-selector is arranged on the left side with controls a single shot and automatic modes of fire.