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P90c

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For an overview of submachine gun models throughout the Fallout series, see Submachine gun.
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This is a lore summary, presenting intradiegetic or in-universe information about the subject. For game characteristics and similar data, consult the table on the right.
Game-specific articles
Fallout 2H&K P90c
FO TacticsFN P90c
 
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A P90 or P90c is a name given to sub-compact submachine guns in the Fallout universe. They boast high damage, low weight, and a horizontal feed system that allow them to carry a startling amount of ammunition. While they have an odd appearance, they are the favourite submachine guns of many late-game factions.

Models

H&K P90c

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The Heckler & Koch P90c was just coming into use at the time of the war. The P90c is a selective fire, straight blowback-operated personal defense weapon with a very high cyclic rate and an unorthodox design intended to make it as ergonomic and ambidextrous as possible. The weapon is grasped by means of a thumbhole in the frame that acts as a pistol grip, as well as an oversized trigger guard that acts as a foregrip for the shooter's support hand. To maximize maneuverability and minimize size, the weapon is built in a bullpup configuration, with the magazine mounted horizontally parallel to the barrel on top of the weapon's frame.[1][2]

FN P90c

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The FN Herstal P90c was just coming into use at the time of the war. The P90c is a selective fire, straight blowback-operated weapon with a very high cyclic rate and an unorthodox design intended to make it as ergonomic and ambidextrous as possible. The weapon is grasped by means of a thumbhole in the frame that acts as a pistol grip, as well as an oversized trigger guard that acts as a foregrip for the shooter's support hand. To maximize maneuverability and minimize size, the weapon is built in a bullpup configuration, with the magazine mounted horizontally parallel to the barrel on top of the weapon's frame.[3][4]

Behind the scenes

The real-world P90 is produced by FN, and doesn't have a 'c' designation in the line. They're also chambered for the FN 5.7x28mm armor-piercing round instead of 9 or 10mm.

References

  1. Weapon appearance
  2. Fallout 2 item description: "{29600}{}{HK P90c}"
    "{29601}{}{The Heckler & Koch P90c was just coming into use at the time of the war. The weapon's bullpup layout, and compact design, make it easy to control. The durable P90c is prized for its reliability, and high firepower in a ruggedly-compact package. Min ST: 4.}"
    (PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout 2))
  3. Weapon appearance
  4. Item description: "name_p90Sub = {FN P90c}"
    "desc_p90Sub = {The Fabrique Nationale P90c was just coming into use at the time of the war. The weapon's bullpup layout, and compact design, make it easy to control. The durable P90c is prized for its reliability, and high firepower in a ruggedly-compact package.}"
    (Items.txt]])