VZ. 61 Skorpion




Weapon Type


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Single / Auto

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The Škorpion vz. 61, also known as the Vz. 61 Škorpion, is a prime example of a compact Czechoslovak submachine gun known for its reliability and versatility. Introduced in the 1960s, it quickly found its place among security forces and military units due to its compact size and firepower. Manufactured by Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod between 1963 and 1979 under the official designation Samopal vzor 61, the Škorpion vz. 61 features a distinctive design with a folding stock and forward folding grip, making it exceptionally maneuverable in close-quarters combat situations. Chambered in the .32 ACP (7.65mm Browning) caliber, the Škorpion vz. 61 has a cyclic rate of fire of approximately 850 rounds per minute, providing a potent combination of firepower and controllability. Its compact size and lightweight construction make it suitable for various roles, including personal defense, special operations, and as a backup weapon for vehicle crews and pilots.

VZ. 61 Skorpion