The Kristiansen Arms Maskinpistol-45 (english: Sub Machine Gun-45) is a sub machine gun and personal defense weapon. one of the first original Kristiansen designs, being made in late 2016, it stands out.
During the middle of 2016, Kristiansen's founder, Matias Kristiansen had an idea. to make a firearm that would fill the role of both a sub machine gun and a PDW. he drew up and then discuseed designs with is staff. it was released on December 23rd, 2016. "just in time for christmas for operators." as one of the original advertisements said. it has seen favor in many police forces and security firms. but most noteably, the United States Secret Service. in 2018, it was put into the United Kingdom's PDW competition to replace the MP5.
Weight: 2.7 kg (6.0 lb) unloaded, 2.9 kg (6.4 lb) loaded
Length: 73.5 cm (28.9 in)
Barrel Length: 20.5 cm (8.1 in)
Price: kr (Norwegian Krone) 12314.70 ($1,500)
Cartridge: .45 ACP
Action: Gas-operated, rotating bolt
Rate of fire: 675 rounds/min
Fire mode: safety, semi, auto
Muzzle velocity: 735 m/s (2,411 ft/s)
Effective range: 400 m (440 yd)
Feed system: 30 round detatable stick/box magazine
Sights: Iron sights.
Attachments: foregrip, supressor, red dot sight
Users: United States (Secret Service, Detroit Police Department), Norway (VIKING)