Chropi GP10 Submachine Gun


Chropi GP10 Submachine Gun
The Chropi GP10 was a submachine gun built by Chropei (which used the "Chropi" spelling on its weapons), a Greek chemical company. It was designed by a team under Mr. Sotiris Sofianopoulos (apparently based on an original Greek-Cypriot design) and was proposed to the Greek Army in 1975. Initial "positive" performance results during tests were replaced by a final rejection of the gun with dire consequences for the company, which had improved its existing infrastructure in order to massively produce the weapon. About 100 units had been produced, which were delivered to the Greek state and ended up in Greek Army storage facilities.

Chropi GP10
Type Submachine gun
Place of origin Greece
Service history
Used by Hellenic Army (not officially adopted)
Production history
Designer Sotiris Sofianopoulos (team leader)
Designed 1975
Manufacturer Chropi (Chropei), Athens
Number built approx. 100
Length 590 mm

Cartridge 9x19mm Parabellum
.45 ACP
Action Blowback
Feed system Box Magazine
Sights Iron

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