Here's something that looks like it came straight out of spy movie—a cell phone gun designed by Mirko Vugrek. This isn't your average James Bond gadget; it's a real piece of hardware that's been seized by law enforcement. The video we're discussing is a looks into this fascinating and intriguing invention. So, why should you care? Because understanding the evolution of clandestine firearms can help us stay prepared and vigilant.
The video, hosted by Ian McCollum, takes us to the Croatian Police Museum where this unique firearm is displayed. At first glance, it looks like an old-school cell phone, but don't let that fool you. Hidden within are four .22 rimfire barrels, each with its own firing pin. The phone's buttons serve as triggers, allowing for four shots. This device started appearing around 2007-2008 and led investigators straight back to the Vugrek family in Croatia.
Mirko Vugrek isn't new to the world of firearms. He initially developed the Agram 2000, a submachine gun. The Vugrek family had real talent as designers; Mirko's son Ivan even became a wind turbine designer after serving time. However, the family's path took a darker turn, leading them to create these concealed weapons. It's a story of what could have been, had circumstances been different.
The Vugrek cell phone gun is a stark reminder of the ingenuity that can be applied for nefarious purposes. It's a well-engineered piece of equipment that serves as a cautionary tale. The Vugrek family had the talent to contribute positively to the world of firearms design but chose a different path. Understanding such inventions is crucial for our collective safety and preparedness. Intrigued? You should be. Go ahead and watch the full video at Forgotten Weapons to get all the details. And while you're at it, don't forget to subscribe to our free newsletter for more eye-opening insights into the world of emergency survival and preparedness.
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