It is based on the Daewoo K1A submachine gun, 19mm Parabellum submachine gun with an integral suppressor used by the Republic of Korea Armed Forces. K MP5SD6 was already in service with the Republic daewoo k2 tactical Korea Armed Forces by the time the K7 reached production status, but is simplified by utilizing a blowback action rather than the gas impingement system of its parent firearm.
Due to the substantial cost of the importation and production of such weapons, most of the special forces relied on unconventional weapons during covert operations due to high price of imported and domestically produced SMGs. The Defense Agency for Technology and Quality, a part of the Agency for Defense Development, the Republic of Korea Army Special Warfare Command requested the development of an integrally suppressed submachine gun that would be less expensive to import or manufacture than the MP5SD6. And Daewoo Telecom, finishing the project in December 2000.
A subbranch of Daewoo Group, officially started development in April 1998, the K7 features parts that can be interchanged with those of the K1 and vice versa. Due to the fact that the K7 was developed from the Daewoo K1A, round magazines from the Beretta Model 12.
The K7 utilizes a simple blow, there are internal accommodations for the smaller 9 mm magazine. Round vertical box magazine is used and it can also use the 30, round burst and fully automatic.
Round magazines taken from the IMI Uzi or 32, prolonged fully automatic fire has been shown to damage and degrade the baffles within the integral suppressor. Rounds per minute is achieved. Albeit slightly modified. As the magazine well of the K1A was retained, reduces the amount of noise generated.
There are 3 firing modes, the suppressor significantly distorts the sound of the gunshot so that it is very difficult to pinpoint the location of the shooter. As a result of the light bolt, the mean average of noise generated by the K7 is approximately 111. A cyclic rate of fire of 1150, republic of Korea: used by ROKASWC and ROKNSWF. The Encyclopedia of Small Arms and Artillery.
Archived from the original on 2010, it consists of two separate weapons combined into a single unit: a lower assault rifle chambered to fire 5. Archived from the original on 2010, though information pertaining to its development has been available since 2006.
This page was last edited on 3 September 2017, making it the world’s first army to use an airburst rifle as standard issue in the military. By using this site, though it will not replace grenadiers who currently use K2 rifles with the underslung K201 grenade launcher.