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B&T APC10 Pro 10mm Auto Submachine Gun (SMG) for Serious Subgun Firepower! (Video!)

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By David Crane
david (at) defensereview (dot) com

May 1, 2020
Last updated on 5/02/20.

DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering B&T (formerly Brugger & Thomet) firearms at SHOT Show for quite some time now. Well, SHOT Show 2020 was no different. B&T USA’s John Scott was kind enough to take DR through the new B&T APC10 Pro 10mm Auto Submachine Gun (SMG) at the company’s booth.

The B&T APC10 Pro, essentially a larger-caliber variant of the B&T APC9 Pro/APC40 Pro, is a fully ambidextrous 10mm SMG with ambi safety/selector switches and charging handles. It utilizes Glock 20 (G20) 10mm pistol mags (magazines), so mags are plentiful and reliable. And, it sports a 7″ threaded barrel (for a silencer/sound suppressor), and telescoping/retractible buttstock for the shortest, most compact profile possible. All in all a great little combat/tactical SMG package that really packs a punch.

DR’s been a fan of the 10mm Auto cartridge since the 1980’s, when “Miami Vice’s” Sonny Crockett carried a Bren Ten 10mm Auto pistol in the first season. The 10mm Auto cartridge offers .41 Magnum-level penetration and stopping power out of a semi-auto handgun or subgun. So, being able to pepper a target with 10mm Auto rounds really gives the shooter some serious combat capability, particularly if he/she’s using 30-round Glock 20 mags, like those made by SGM Tactical or ETS.

Defense Review really digs this gun, at least on paper. Hopefully, B&T USA will offer a civilian-legal semi-auto-only variant with a pistol arm brace. We’ll try to find out, and update this article accordingly.

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David Crane started publishing online in 2001. Since that time, governments, military organizations, Special Operators (i.e. professional trigger pullers), agencies, and civilian tactical shooters the world over have come to depend on Defense Review as the authoritative source of news and information on "the latest and greatest" in the field of military defense and tactical technology and hardware, including tactical firearms, ammunition, equipment, gear, and training.

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