Lusa USA – Lusa 94 SA

Posted on 11/15/2012 by with 0 comments

Named from the Roman Lusitania, the name for modern day Portugal, Lusa is a submachine gun originally manufactured by INDEP of Portugal. The 9x19mm Parabellum SMG combined the barrel assembly of an Israeli Uzi and the trigger assembly of a West German MP5. INDEP had originally been a licensed manufacturer of the H&K G3, and during that time used the modern tooling and techniques to design the new sub-gun. Sales began in 1983, the firearm was overall a commercial failure and the MP5 was later awarded most of the coveted LE contracts.

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