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Mosin-Nagant Rifle

Soviet 7.62mm rifle dating from World War II

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Specifications
aa.Weapon7.62-mm Mosin-Nagant M1891 Rifle
abDescriptionThe M1891 rifle, known in the West as Mosin-Nagant and in Russia as Mosin's rifle, is a five-shot, bolt-action, internal magazine-fed, military rifle developed from 1882 to 1891, and used by the armed forces of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and various other nations. It is one of the most mass-produced military bolt-action rifles in history with over 37 million units having been made.
ac.TypeBolt-action Rifle
ad.Calibre7.62 x54 mm
ae.Overall Length1,232 mm (48.5 in) (M91/30); 1,013 mm (39.9 in) (carbines)
af.Overall Width 
ag.OverallHeight 
ah.Crew1
ai.Country of OriginSoviet Union
aj.Ammunition7.62x54mmR (7.62 Russian)
ak.Effective Range (HE)500 m (550 yards), 800+ m (875+ yards with optics)
al.Muzzle Velocity (HE)Light ball, ~ 865 m/s (2,838 ft/s) rifle; ~ 800 m/s (2,625 ft/s) carbine
ba.Feed Mechanism5-round non-detachable magazine, loaded individually or with 5-round stripper clips.
bbTraverse 
bc.Elevation 
bd.Rate of FireVariable (bolt-action)
be.SightsRear: ladder, graduated from 100 m to 2,000 m (M91/30) and from 100 m to 1,000 m (M38 and M44); Front: hooded fixed post (drift adjustable) PU 3.5 and PEM scope also mounted
bf.Muzzle Energy 
bg.Barrel Length730 mm (29 in) (M91/30); 514 mm (20.2 in) (carbines)
bh.Weight of Barrel 
bi.Rifling 
bj.OperationManual (bolt-action)
bk.Recoil 
bl.Firing Support Base 
bm.Breech 
cj.DesignerCaptain Sergei Mosin, Émile Nagant
ckDesigned1891
cl.ManufacturerTula, Izhevsk, Sestroryetsk, Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Châtellerault, Remington, New England Westinghouse, Radom, Cugir, with other Hungarian, Finnish and Chinese variants.
cm.Produced1891-1965
cn.VariantsModel 1891 Infantry Rifle: The primary weapon of Russian and Red Army infantry from 1891 to 1930; Model 1891/30: The most prolific version of the Mosin-Nagant. It was produced for standard issue to all Soviet infantry from 1930 to 1945; Model 1938 Carbine: A carbine based on the M1891/30 design that was produced from 1939 to 1945; Model 1944 Carbine: Carbine introduced in late 1944 and remained in production until 1948. Model 1891/59 Carbine: Created by shortening M1891/30 rifles to carbine length
co.In Service1945-present
cp.ProliferationWidespread
 
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