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Scorpion EVO 3 A1
CZ Scorpion EVO III
CZ Scorpion EVO 3 A1
Type Submachine Gun
Place of origin Czech Republic
Service history
Used by See Users
Production history
Manufacturer Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod
Variants Evo 3 S1 (semi-automatic civilian version)
Weight 2.77 kg with full magazine
Length 670 mm (26.37 in) stock unfolded, 410 mm (16.14 in) stock folded
Barrel length 196 mm (7.71 in)
Width 60 mm (2.36 in)
Height 262 mm (10.31 in)

Cartridge 9×19mm Parabellum
Action Blowback
Rate of fire 1150 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity 370 m/s
Feed system 30-round detachable box magazine
Sights Picatinny Rails for optics, backup iron sights

The Scorpion EVO 3 is a 9mm submachine gun manufactured by Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod in either select-fire A1 or semi-automatic S1 variants. The EVO 3 designation denotes that the firearm is a third generation of CZ's line of small submachine guns started by the Škorpion vz. 61.

Despite the name, it is mechanically unrelated to the Skorpion Vz. 61.

Design detailsEdit

The Skorpion Evo 3 evolved from a Slovakian prototype submachine gun called the Laugo. [2] Chambered in 9×19mm Parabellum, the Scorpion EVO 3 is a light weight, compact submachine gun designed to be easily maneuvered in constrained spaces. The A1 variant features a select fire switch, giving the operator the choice of 'safe,' semi-automatic, three-round burst, or fully automatic fire, while the S1's switch only features 'safe' and semi-automatic fire. The standard version comes equipped with a folding, adjustable and fully removable stock for easy transport. The hand guard is lined with multiple Picatinny Rails for the addition of attachments such as grips, sights, flashlights and lasers.[1]


Scorpion Evo 3 with Suppressor

A Scorpion Evo 3 used by the Philippine Coast Guard Special Forces Unit


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