|Full text name||TARA TM-9 SMG submachine gun (Montenegro)|
|Caliber cartridge||9mm Luger - 9x19 Luger / Parabellum|
|Overall length, mm||700|
|Length, folded, mm||605|
|Barrel length, mm||190|
|Weight empty, kg||2,3|
|Magazine capacity, rounds||15, 17, 30|
|Cyclic rate of fire, rounds/min||700-800|
TARA TM-9 SMG submachine gun is a newest product of the TARA company from Montenegro. This gun is based on the 5.56mm TM-4 assault rifle, produced by the same company, which is more or less a clone of the US M4 carbine.
The TARA TM-9 submachine gun is a simple blowback operated weapon, firing from closed bolt. It features aluminum alloy upper receiver and a polymer lower receiver with integral magazine housing compatible with 9mm Glock magazines. All controls, including safety / fire mode selector, charging handle, forward assist button, magazine release and bolt hold-open release are copied from US M4 carbine. Telescoped (non-folding) shoulder stock is also an american heritage. Gun is equipped with usual set of Picatinny rails on the top and around the forend, to host various sights and other acessories.