Submachine gun PP-19-01 “Vityaz-SN” was created in 2003 based on the design of a submachine gun PP-19 “Bison-2” for the special forces detachment of the internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian FederationVityaz»By request of the State Scientific and Production Association“ Special equipment and communication ”of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. Submachine gun PP-19-01 designed by concern IZHMASH in accordance with the requirements received from the squad “Vityaz“. At the moment, these weapons are mass-produced and supplied to various units. Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.
Like its prototype, submachine gun PP-19-01 designed on the basis of the Kalashnikov model AKS-74U. By unifying parts PP “Vityaz“Coincides with AK by about 70%. Shooting out submachine gun PP-19-01 “Vityaz-SN” can be kept both commercial and military patrons 9×19 foreign-made and domestic 7H21 cartridges with an armor-piercing bullet. PP-19-01 can be used in conjunction with the silencer sound shots and be equipped with them.
Submachine gun PP-19-01 Vityaz-SN It has an automatic, operating under the scheme of using recoil with a free gate. Shooting is conducted from the closed gate. The trigger mechanism, fuse and receiver borrowed from the machine AKS-74U. The trigger mechanism is identical in design to the AK machine and provides for firing both single shots and bursts. The cut-out in the receiver for the bolt handle is completely closed by the interpreter-fuse flap, thanks to which the trigger is reliably protected from dirt and dust. The receiver has a magazine receiver, which makes it faster and more convenient to attach the magazine and spend less time reloading weapons.
With the help of a special bracket that came with the submachine gun, shops to PP-19-01 can be stapled in pairs, which also reduces the time and simplifies recharging. The stores themselves have a two-row arrangement of cartridges with the release of them in two rows. “Vityaz-CH” Equipped with a metal foldable side frame. Early sample receiver PP-19-01 Vityaz on the left side it has a standard for fastening optical riflescopes for domestic small arms. “Vityaz-CH” It can be equipped with a Picatinny rail over the cover of the receiver, allowing you to mount any type of modern optical, collimator and night sights on your weapon. Besides “Vityaz-CH” can have a forearm with such slats, thanks to which the weapon can be equipped with a front hold handle, which is convenient in close combat conditions in tight spaces. Mechanical sighting devices consist of a horizontally adjustable front-end protected by a muffler and an adjustable sector pillar with four positions.
Technical characteristics of PP-19-01 “Vityaz-SN”
|Caliber||9 × 19 (9mm Parabellum)|
|Weapon length||705/480 mm|
|Barrel length||237 mm|
|Width with folded butt||90 mm|
|Width with folded butt||65/67 mm|
|Height with store||271/265 mm|
|Mass without cartridges||2.9 kg|
|Automatic firing rate in automatic shooting||up to 120 V / m|
|Single-shot fire rate||up to 40 V / m|
|Effective range||up to 200 m|
|Rate of fire||700 rds / min|
|Store capacity||30 rounds|
Submachine guns “Vityaz-SN” produced in Izhevsk on Izhmash OJSC. In the basic configuration, the weapon comes with four magazines, four clips, two fastening devices, a belt, cleaning supplies, and a bag for shops and accessories. Currently “Vityaz-CH” is in service with the units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. Of disadvantages PP-19-01 It may be noted inconvenient translator-fuse, inherited from the AK, not allowing to work with it with one hand without changing the grip, as well as fighters with the left leading hand. In addition, there is no possibility to adjust the butt length.
“Vityaz-CH” has the following advantages:
- optimal dimensions, weight, excellent balancing and ergonomics ensure effective firing in confined spaces;
- effective construction of the connection stores, the possibility of their quick change gives an advantage when firing;
- it is possible to install various sighting devices and accessories;
- The methods of preparation for shooting, shooting and maintenance are identical to the methods of handling the Kalashnikov, which greatly simplifies training.