While overshadowed by designs such as the HK MP5 and MP7, the original UZI SMG remains popular with about 10 million copies used in 90 countries.
Guns that are designed for military and police use are not limited to those markets. Manufacturers know that law abiding civilian gun owners are also interested in their products. But, the marketing and sales of these weapons doesn't end there. Criminal buyers represent a huge market share, the exact numbers are a jealously guarded secret, but the manufacturers know.
What's your opinion? Should a gun like that be considered an assault weapon and prohibited for civilian use?