MG 39 Rh

The MG39 Rh was a machine gun of German origin.[1] The only surviving example is at the Military Historical Institute of Prague in Czech Republic.

Maschinengewehr MG39 Rh
TypeGeneral purpose machine gun
Place of originNazi Germany
Service history
WarsWorld War II
Production history
DesignerLouis Stange
Designed1937
Specifications
Mass9.58kg
Length1185mm
Barrel length599mm (660mm with flash hider)

Cartridge7.92×57mm Mauser
Caliber7.92mm
Barrels1
ActionGas operated
Effective firing range100-1600 m in 100 m increments
Feed systemBelt
SightsIron sights

References

  1. "Dead End: MG 39 Rh". Forgottenweapons.com. Archived from the original on 15 June 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013.

See also

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