The Sturmgewehr 44 (StG 44), renowned as the world's first assault rifle, emerged from Germany during World War II, being a game-changer on the battlefield. While chambered in 7.92x33mm Kurz, not .22 LR, it excelled in combat, showcasing its innovative shooting capabilities and impact on modern rifle design. This groundbreaking firearm revolutionized the concept of shooting with its blend of rifle accuracy and rapid-fire potential.

Chování a konstrukce

Crafted with a stamped steel receiver, wooden components, and a select-fire mechanism, the Sturmgewehr 44 epitomized a versatile and compact weapon. The 7.92x33mm Kurz intermediate cartridge enabled controlled automatic shooting without compromising firepower. Its design amalgamated rifle precision with submachine gun-like shooting speed, emphasizing efficiency in combat scenarios.

Oblasti využití

Predominantly utilized by the German military in World War II, the Sturmgewehr 44, due to its firepower and agility, provided soldiers with enhanced shooting capabilities. Its introduction marked a watershed moment in firearm history, setting the bar for what an assault rifle could achieve in terms of shooting accuracy and efficiency on the battlefield. The StG 44's influence on contemporary firearms is profound, as it reshaped shooting technology by merging precision shooting with rapid automatic fire.

Zajímavá fakta

A fascinating anecdote about the Sturmgewehr 44 is its impact on subsequent firearm designs, notably shaping legendary guns like the AK-47 and M16. The innovations in shooting dynamics, including adopting an intermediate cartridge and selective fire mode, set a precedent in rifle advancement that reverberates in modern shooting technology. Despite its limited production during WWII, the Sturmgewehr 44 endures as a pivotal artefact in shooting history, highlighting the pinnacle of German engineering and its legacy in the realm of shooting weaponry.

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Price for 10 shots 400 Kč / 16 €

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NoteOur arsenal obtains a copy of STG44 in 22LR cal. The following data describe the original gun.
Typ náboje7.92×22mm Kurz
Kapacita30 rounds
SystémGas-operated long-stroke piston, closed tilting bolt, selective fire
Hmotnost4,6 kg (10lb)
Délka94 cm (37 in)
Úsťová rychlost685 m/s (2,247 ft/s)
Účinný dostřel600 m (660 yd)
Rate of fire500–600 rounds/min.
Místo původuGermany
KonstruktérHugo Schmeisser
Ve službě1943 - 1962