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M1947 Johnson auto carbine

M1947 Johnson auto carbine


Type Place of origin Battle rifle United States

Production history
Designer Designed Number built Melvin Johnson 1947 5

Specifications
Weight Length Barrel length 83/4 lbs 38ins 22 in (560 mm)

Cartridge Action Rate of fire Muzzle velocity Feed system

.30-06 Springfield Short recoil Semi automatic 2,800 ft/s (853.6 m/s) 10 round cylindrical magazine 25-round, single stack-column box magazine

The M1947 Johnson auto carbine is a semi automatic derivative of the actual machine gun. It was intended as a replacement of the M1 rifle but not accepted[1].

References
1. ^ http://milpas.cc/rifles/ZFiles/Semiautomatic%20Rifles/US/Johnson%20Carbine/Johnson%20Carbine.htm

See Also

Model 45A M1946 Sieg automatic rifle

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