Specifications for the
Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)
Country of Origin: Imperial Japan
Manufacturer: State Factories - Imperial Japan
Initial Year of Service: 1939
Overall Length: 1120 mm (44.09 in)
Barrel Length: 657.00 mm (25.87 in)
Weight (Empty): 8.16 lb (3.70 kg)
Caliber*: 7.7x58mm Arisaka
Feed: 5-round internal box magazine; stripper clip-loaded
Muzzle Velocity: 2,394 ft/sec (730 m/sec)
Sights: Tomoika Type 1, 2.5x
* Listed caliber(s) for firearms may be model dependent if more than one model type/chambering was produced. Always consult official manufacturer's information or a licensed dealer.
Type 99 - Base Series Designation; rifle series designed from the Type 38 rifle but chambered to fire the new 7.7mm Arisaka catridge.
China; Imperial Japan; North Korea