Specifications for the
Krag-Jorgensen Model 1894
Country of Origin: Norway
Manufacturer: Kongsberg Vapenfabrikk - Norway / Steyr Mannlicher - Austria-Hungary
Initial Year of Service: 1894
Overall Length: 986 mm (38.82 in)
Barrel Length: 520.00 mm (20.47 in)
Weight (Empty): 7.50 lb (3.40 kg)
Caliber*: 6.5x55mm M94 Norwegian Krag; 8x58R; .30-40 Krag
Action: Manually-Actuated Bolt; Repeat Fire
Feed: 5-round integral magazine
Muzzle Velocity: 1,900 ft/sec (579 m/sec)
Range: 3,000 ft (914 m; 1,000 yds)
Sights: V-Notch Iron Rear and Front Post
* 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.
Model 1894 - Initial Production Service Rifle; also known as the "Long Krag"; chambered for 6.5x55mm M94 Norwegian Krag cartridge.
Model 1894 Sniping Rifle - Dedicated sniper rifle form of the Model 1894 service rifle; iron sights; checkered pistol grip; heavy barrel; high quality finish.
Stomperud-Krag - Krag-Jorgensen Rifles produced on order of Nazi Germany during World War 2.
Model 1895 - Carbine from of the Model 1894 intended for cavalry; half-stock; lacking bayonet mounting.
Model 1897 Mountain Artillery/Pioneer Carbine - Carbine variant; relocated butt sling swivel; sans bayonet mounting.
Model 1904 Engineer Carbine - Carbine variant based on the Model 1895 Carbine; full-stock; lacking bayonet support.
Model 1907 Artillery Carbine - Based on the Model 1904 Engineer Carbine - relocated sling swivels.
Model 1912 "Short Rifle" - Refined Model 1894 with turn-down bolt-handle; slightly longer barrel; full-stock; bayonet support.
Model 1912/16 Karabine - Improved Model 1912 with reinforcing band added at forend.
Model 1923 Sniping Rifle - Sniper variant; refined Model 1894 Sniping Rifle; aperture rear sight with hooded front; capability with M23 "Spitzer" cartridge; bayonet support.
Model 1925 Sniping Rifle - Improved Model 1923 Sniper Rifle with new adjustable rear sight; bayonet support.
Model 1930 Sniping Rifle - Half-stock; lacking bayonet support.
NM 149 Sniping Rifle - Modernized Krag-Jorgensen Model 1894 chambered for 7.62x51mm NATO cartridge; Mauser action with half-stock; adjustable cheekpiece; match trigger; standard optical scope (6x42 Schmidt & Bender).
Denmark; Nazi Germany; Norway; United States