SA vz 24 / 26

Silhouette (Visual Identification)

SA vz 24 / 26
Category Submachine Guns
Operating system Blowback-operated, fired from open bolt
Cartridge
Length 445 mm
Feeding Box magazine

After the Sa 25 was declared obsolete in 1968, many of the 9 mm weapons have been sold around the world. The surplus weapons were exported to other communist countries including North Vietnam. A modified copy of the 9x19 model was produced in Rhodesia (today’s Zimbabwe) in the early 1970s as the LDP. Manufacture was later transferred to South Africa where it was briefly marketed as the Sanna 77 in semi-automatic fire only, for sale and use by white farmers as protection during the country's difficulties.

Global distribution map

Weapon prevalence origin Country of origin licensed Licensed production unauthorized Production without a license
X
Scale dependend aggregation of production sites

The SA vz 24 / 26 is found in 17 countries

This map is a reflection of data on global distribution and production provided primarily by the BwVC. It is not exhaustive. If you would like to add to or amend the data, please click here.


Global distribution list

The data on global distribution and production is provided primarily by the BwVC, but also from national and regional focal points on SALW control; data published by think tanks, international organizations and experts; and/or data provided by individual researchers on SALW. It is not exhaustive. If you would like to add to or amend the data, please click here.

Origin Country of origin
Production Licensed production
Non-Licensed Production Production without a licence
G Government: Sources indicate that this type of weapon is held by Governmental agencies.
N Non-Government: Sources indicate that this type of weapon is held by non-Governmental armed groups.
U Unspecified: Sources indicate that this type of weapon is found in the country, but do not specify whether it is held by Governmental agencies or non-Governmental armed groups.

It is entirely possible to have a combination of tags beside each country. For example, if country X is tagged with a G and a U, it means that at least one source of data identifies Governmental agencies as holders of weapon type Y, and at least one other source confirms the presence of the weapon in country X without specifying who holds it.

Cambodia (KHM)
U
Cape Verde (CPV)
U
Cuba (CUB)
U
U
Grenada (GRD)
U
Guinea (GIN)
U
U
Mozambique (MOZ)
U
Nicaragua (NIC)
U
Nigeria (NGA)
U
Romania (ROU)
U
Slovakia (SVK)
U
Somalia (SOM)
U
South Africa (ZAF)
U
Syria (SYR)
U
Tanzania (TZA)
U
Vietnam (VNM)
U

Visual Identification (Silhouette)

SA vz 24 / 26 (1)