It deals out moderate damage and fires very rapidly, and despite being a dual wielded weapon, it has fairly good accuracy.
The MP-970 is a hybrid design featuring design elements from a pair of real-life machine pistols; the Polish PM-98 and the Steyr TMP, with the Steyr TMP's influence in the MP-970's design best seen in the grips of this weapon. The weapons uses a .40 cal ACP round, as listed on its side.
- Stamped on the side of the weapon is "FULL AUTO ONLY", and under that "FOR F.E.A.R. UNITS ONLY".
- When special Armacham soldiers use this weapon, they don't dual wield, but in fact fire only one of the guns.
- The MP-970s seem to have a slide operation akin to a Magnum Research Desert Eagle.
- The MP-970s have a green reflex sight, however, they are very thin, and barely visible.