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Pistolet maszynowy wz. 1984
PM84P Glauberyt.jpg
PM-84P Glauberyt
Type Machine pistol
Place of origin Poland
Service history
In service 1984-present
Used by PolandPolish police
PolandPolish armed forces
IraqIraqi army
Wars Operation Iraqi Freedom
Iraqi insurgency
War in Afghanistan
Yugoslav wars
Production history
Designer OBR Radom
Designed 1981
Manufacturer Fabryka Broni "Łucznik"
Produced 1984-present
Variants PM-84 (Makarov ammunition version), PM-84P (Parabellum ammunition version), PM-98, PM-98S (increased auto fire to 770 rpm), PM-06 (with rail to mount optic sights and silencer)
Specifications
Weight 1.84 kg (PM-84)
2.17 kg (PM-84P)
2.42 kg (PM-98)
2.42 kg (PM-98S)
Length 560 mm with stock extended / 354 mm stock collapsed (PM-84)
575 mm with stock extended / 375 mm with stock collapsed (PM-84P)
605 mm with stock extended / 405 mm with stock collapsed (PM-98, PM-98S)
Barrel length 165 mm (PM-84)
185 mm (PM-84P, PM-98, PM-98S) price : 2750$
Width 51 mm (PM-84)
54 mm (PM-84P)
58 mm (PM-98, PM-98S)
Height 160 mm (PM-84, PM-84P)
172 mm (PM-98, PM-98S)

Cartridge 9x18mm Makarov (PM-84)
9x19mm Parabellum (PM-84P, PM-98, PM-98S)
Action Straight blowback, closed bolt
Muzzle velocity 330 m/s (PM-84)
360 m/s (PM-84P, PM-98, PM-98S)
Effective range 75 to 200 m sight adjustment (9x19mm Parabellum)
Feed system 15, 25-round box magazine
Sights Fixed, front post and rear flip-up sight with notch and aperture settings, 280 mm sight radius

The PM-84 Glauberyt is a Polish submachine gun. It is a personal weapon intended for combat and self-defense at ranges up to 150 m with single shot or fully automatic fire mode. It features compact design, minimum overall dimensions, small weight, very good accuracy, and fire stability. It is designed for the armament of heavy combat equipment crews and reconnoitering detachments, special anti-terrorist and police troops. In service with the Polish military and police it replaced the earlier PM-63 RAK submachine gun.

Users[]

  •  Iraq[1]
  •  Lithuania: Some PM-84P were given by Poland in mid-2000, status unknown.[citation needed]
  •  Poland[2]

A U.S. Army soldier firing a PM-98.

The PM-06 variant.

References[]

  1. http://js2010.pl/images/Wojtek/pm84/610xum4.jpg
  2. Gander, Terry (2002). Jane's Infantry Weapons 2002-2003. Jane's Information Group. p. 217. ISBN 0-7106-2434-4. 

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