Specifications for the
PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: State Factories - Soviet Union / China / North Korea / Yugoslavia
Initial Year of Service: 1941
Overall Length: 843mm (33.19in)
Barrel Length: 269.00mm (10.59in)
Weight (Empty): 8.02lbs (3.64kg)
Caliber: 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Action: Blowback; Open Bolt
Feed: 35-Round Detachable Box or 71-Round Drum Magazine
Muzzle Velocity: 1,600ft/sec (488m/sec)
Rate-of-Fire: 900 rounds per minute
Range: 820ft (250m; 273yds)
Sights: Iron Front and Rear
PPSh-41 - Base Production Model Designation
PPS-50 - Canadian civilian market semi-automatic variant; production by Pietta; chambered for .22LR cartridge; drum and box magazine versions.
Type 49 - North Korean license production copy; drum magazine support only.
Type 50 - Chinese license production copy; detachable box magazine support only.
K-50M - Vietnamese production of Chinese Type 50.
SKL-41 - Semi-automatic version; chambered for 9mm Parabellum cartridge; accepts MP40 smg magazine.
M-49 - Yugoslavia locally-produced variant of the PPSh-41; internally different but support for Soviet-style PPSh-41 magazines.
M-49/57 - Yugoslavian upgrade of the M-49.
MP41(r) - German Army designation of samples converted to fire the 9mm Parabellum cartridge.
MP717(r) - German Army designation of captured uncoverted samples firing the 7.63x25mm Mauser cartridge.
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