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What does MP stand for?

MP stands for Maschinenpistole (German: Machine Pistol)

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  • Military and Government
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In a moment of inspired disobedience, the Army Ordnance Department continued the development of both models, but to confuse the Fuhrer's staff and Allied intelligence, they changed the designations to Maschinenpistole or MP42 and MP43.
Though some 8,000 of each were eventually produced, neither design was considered entirely successful, and the Haenel design was eventually modified into what was originally termed the Maschinenpistole 43 (MP-43).