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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Israel’s Deadliest Weapon: Why You Don’t Ever Want to Take on an Uzi in a Shootout | The National Interest

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The Uzi submachine gun, one of the most recognizable weapons of the postwar era came from one of the newest nation-states, was designed to be a simple, inexpensive weapon.  It overcame the logistical problems of a ragtag army turning professional. It became a commercial success, exported far and wide and a legend among postwar small arms.

The Uzi was a simple project successfully completed by a nascent arms industry. It was well-designed, reliable, simple to build and had universal appeal. Though it is mostly out of service, the Uzi’s profile will be recognizable for decades to come.  The history is a worthy read below:

Source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/israels-deadliest-weapon-why-you-dont-ever-want-take-uzi-shootout-90446

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