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Tao submachine gun
Tao
Country of origin

Georgia

Year(s) designed

c.2012

Weapon type

Submachine gun

Caliber

9×18mm Makarov

Action

Gas-operated

Weight

8.2 pounds (3.7 kilograms)

Magazine/Cylinder capacity

32 rounds

The Tao (Georgian: ავტომატ ტაო-ს) is a prototype Georgian submachine gun.

DesignEdit

The Tao is a gas-operated submachine gun. It is a bullpup 9×18mm conversion of the Kalashnikov rifle, with external modifications including a short wooden butt and redesigned handguard. The muzzle has a four-slot compensator. The rear sight is an adjustable diopter sight.

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