It has been used by special forces and freedom fighters, but it's also "the perfect choice for a drive-by shooting."
It has seen extensive real-world action and also boasts "a filmography that would make [Arnold] Schwarzenegger blush."
It's the Uzi, one of the most iconic weapons of the 20th century.
In a video posted to YouTube Sunday, weapons enthusiast Stuart Brown breaks down the history of the Uzi, from its birth in Israel's independence struggle to its modern use by both good guys and gangsters alike.
Watch the original "spray and pray" firearm evolve below (content warning: video game violence):
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