Swiss K31 Review – Straight Pull Bolt Action

Karabiner Model 1931 (K31) rifle- Type Straight-pull bolt action carbine Place of origin Switzerland Service history In service 1933 to 1958 Used by See Users Production history Designer Eidgenössische Waffenfabrik Designed May 1931 Manufacturer Waffenfabrik Bern No. built 528,230 Specifications Mass 4.0 kg (8.82 lb) empty Length 1,105 mm (43.50 in) Barrel length 652 mm (25.67 in) Cartridge 7.5×55mm Swiss Action Straight-pull bolt action Muzzle velocity 780 m/s (2,559 ft/s) Effective firing range 500 m (547 yd) Maximum firing range 5,500 m (6,015 yd) Feed system 6-round detachable box magazine A rifle grenade launcher was available from 1944 on. Sights Iron sights or telescopic sight

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