It is possible to bend the body and attack the target in the hidden corner, the angle gun is one of the weapons that Vietnam Special Forces will choose when it wants to eliminate dangerous terrorists.
In QPVN's "Special Brigade 198 mastering training, new weapons" report , the angle-closed gun of Vietnam Special Task Force for the first time demonstrates its superior fighting power in the task of countering terrorism to rescue children. in the anti-terrorism training exercises at the Special Brigade 198.
At the anti-terrorism training session of Team 10, Brigade 198, the hypothetical situation was the disturbing terrorists captured many hostages. The unit quickly deployed the combat plans using elite forces and friendly forces combined with newly equipped weapons as angle-closing guns to practice fighting and rescuing hostages.
According to Lieutenant Nguyen Quang Khanh, Head of Group 1, Team 10 against terrorism, Brigade 198, the biggest advantage of closed-angle gun in the situation of rescuing hostages is the goal of not detecting the fighters, in When the gunner can take advantage of the hidden corners of the terrain, the landslide will decide to destroy the target.
Currently corner angle gun (CornerShot) is one of the new equipment equipped with the Special Forces Brigade 198 to meet complex combat plans in the fight against terrorism.
In addition to the angle gun and the new infantry guns, the weapons such as night vision binoculars, night viewfinder, and day and night tactical lights serving the anti-terrorism mission are also staffed by the Special Task Force. Brigade 198.
The angle gun was researched and developed in the 2000s by CornerShot Holding, USA, in cooperation with Lieutenant Colonel Amos Golan of the Israel Defense Force.
Initially guns were equipped for counterterrorism forces and task forces in missions to destroy terrorists and rescue hostages. The requirements of these missions require a weapon capable of accurately destroying the target while ensuring secret, unexpected action.
CornerShot has the same ability to attack a regular rifle, in special cases when the target is in a hidden corner and the terrain is complex, the gunner can "break" the gun body to the sides thanks to the hinge between gun bodies.
This allows the gunner to accurately shoot the target without revealing any parts of the body. Although it is classified as a weapon accessory, the features and effectiveness of CornerShot are not inferior to any modern gun.
Depending on the purpose of use, CornerShot is combined with each specific weapon, but its main weapon is still the use of semi-automatic pistols using standard 9x19mm Parabellum, .40 S&W bullets. 45 ACP. At present, CornerShot is often equipped with a Jericho 941 shotgun.
About Jericho 941, this is a semi-automatic shotgun made by Israel's IWI Weapons Corporation in the 1990s based on a combination of the famous Tanfoglio pair of Italian and CZ-75 pistols.
Jericho 941 has an empty weight of only 1,092g, a length of 210mm with a 115mm-long barrel, uses a semi-automatic firing mechanism with a 15-gun relay box, effective range of about 50m. Compared to the current Vietnamese standard K54 pistol, Jericho 941 has a larger relay box even though the standard 9x19mm Parabellum bullet.
Combining CornerShot with Jericho 941 the gun's total combat weight will be more than 4kg and has an 820mm wheelbase. With a light weight and large carrying ammo, Jericho 941 PSL is quite suitable for operations with CornerShot corner-closing shot equipment.
Currently CornerShot is widely used in law enforcement forces to conduct raid missions against terrorism and some other tasks in city, urban environments, etc.
In Vietnam CornerShot was first introduced the 2015 Socio-Economic Achievement Exhibition in Ha Noi on the 70th anniversary of the National Day of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The gun is equipped for the Mobile Police force to perform tasks to ensure mobility and surprise such as arresting armed criminals, breaking into hostages, .
Thus, until the present time, CornerShot angle gun has been widely equipped in combat units of the Vietnam People's Armed Forces to serve the task of fighting terrorism, rescuing hostages and special operations. special.