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The Military Armament Corporation Model 10 (more popularly known as the MAC-10) is a machine pistol.


The MAC-10 was developed in 1964 by Gordon B. Ingram. It is sometimes also referred to as the M-10 because of the frequent usage by MAC-10 by gun dealers, writers, and collectors. The MAC-10 is chambered exclusively for either the .45 ACP or the 9mm Parabellum, although there are variants chambered for different rounds, such as the MAC-11, which is chambered for the .380 ACP. The machine pistol is best known for its ability to accept a certain type of suppressor, which was designed by Mitchell Werbell III of Sionics and boasted a unique two-stage design that involved the first stage being larger than the second, allowing for effectiveness in silencing the automatic gunfire as well as easier maneuverability for the MAC-10. The MAC-10 came under fire in the U.S. in 1994 after the Federal Assault Weapons Ban was imposed; not only did it violate two important requirements dictated by the ban, but it was directly named in it. The ban has since expired in 2004. The MAC-10 was used in the U.S. during the Vietnam War, particularly by LRRP and Navy SEAL teams.


  • Cartridge:
    • .45 ACP
    • 9mm Parabellum
  • Action: Straight blow-back
  • Weight:
    • 6.26 lb. (2.83 kg.) (with magazine)
    • 6.27 ib. (2.84 kg.) (empty, without magazine)
  • Length:
    • 10.7 in. (269 mm.) (with stock removed)
    • 11.6 in. (295 mm.) (with stock retracted)
    • 1 ft., 9.45 in. (545 mm.) (with suppressor attached, stock retracted)
    • 1 ft., 9.6 in. (548 mm.) (with stock extended)
    • 2 ft., 7.4 in. (798 mm.) (with suppressor attached, stock extended)
  • Barrel Length: 4.49 in. (146 mm.)
  • Capacity:
    • 30 rounds (.45 ACP)
    • 32 rounds (9mm Parabellum)

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