Sunday, August 16, 2009

Sten MKII Submachine Gun

BluBoy Relics demonstrates a Sten MKII Submachine Gun.

Sten MKII Submachine Gun Specs:

Type: Submachine gun
Place of origin: United Kingdom
Designer: Major Reginald V. Shepherd, Harold J. Turpin
Designed: 1940
Produced: 1941– (version dependent)
Variants: Mk. I, II, IIS, III, IV, V, VIS
Weight: 3.2 kg (7.1 lb) (Mk. II)
Length: 760 mm (29.9 in)
Barrel length: 196 mm (7.7 in)
Cartridge: 9x19mm Parabellum
Action: Blowback-operated, Open bolt
Rate of fire: version dependent ~500 round/min
Muzzle velocity: 365 m/s (1,198 ft/s)
Feed system: 32-rd detachable box magazine

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