Intratec

based in Miami, Florida
started in 1984

  • 1982 Interdynamic AB of Sweden
    – George Kelgren
    – Carlos Garcia
  • 1982 KG-9
  • 1983 KG-99
  • 1984 George Kelgren left to start Grendel
  • 1984 Intratec started
    – from the remains of Interdynamic USA
    –  Carlos Garcia remained
  • renamed the KG-99 the TEC-9
  • KG-99 Mini became the TEC-9M (“TEC-9 Mini”)
  • +P+ submachine gun ammo would crack the receivers
  • 1987 Intratec USA went bankrupt (because of lawsuit by the anti-gun side)
  • 1988 TEC-22 “Scorpion” introduced
  • 1989 CA bans both the TEC-9 and TEC-22 by name
  • TEC-DC9 “Designated California”
  • 1990 Intratec CAT-9
  • 1994 Assault Weapons Ban = banned the TEC-DC9 and TEC-22 by name
  • 1995 CAT-45
  • 1996 CAT-380
  • 1997 TEC-DC9 introduced as AB-10 (legally, without the threaded barrel)
  • 1997 TEC-22 became the Sport-22 (10-rd mag, no threaded barrel)
  • 1998  CAT-380 and CAT-45 discontinued
  • 2001 ceased manufacture

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