USS Salem CA-139 - Interior Views / 12 Assault & Automatic Weapons
Bill Maloney
9/21/2008

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12 Assault & Automatic Weapons

German WWII MP40 Submachine Gun

Caliber: 9mm Parabellum
Action: Blowback, full auto
Muzzle Velocity: 1,240 fps
Range: 120 yards
Rate of Fire: 450-550 rounds per minute
Magazine Capacity: 32 round magazine
Barrel Length: 9.75 inches
Overall Length: 33 inches stock extended, 25 inches stock folded
Weight: 8 lbs 12 oz
Year Built: 1942
Cost:
$

More German WWII MP40 Submachine Guns at other Military Museums in the Northeast
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German MP40 Submachine Gun at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NJ WWII German MP40 Submachine Gun at the Vermont Military Museum in Essex Junction, VT MP40 Submachine Gun at the Militia Museum of New Jersey in Sea Girt, NJ MP40 Submachine Gun at the Eldred World War II Museum in Eldred, PA

Colt M16A2

Caliber: 5.56mm
Action: Selective Fire Semi Automatic, gas operated rotating bolt. Full auto is limited to 3 round bursts
Muzzle Velocity: 3,200 fps
Range: 600 yards
Weight of Round - oz
Magazine Capacity: 20 rounds
Barrel Length: 20 inches
Overall Length: 39 inches
Weight: 8 lbs 8 oz
Year Built: 1984
Cost:
$

More M16 Rifle variants at other Military Museums in the Northeast
Colt CAR 15 Submachine Gun M16A2 Assault Rifle M16 Rifles
A Colt CAR 15 at the West Point Museum in West Point, NY M16A2 at the Militia Museum of New Jersey in Sea Girt, NJ M16 Rifles at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburgh, PA
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  M16 Rifles at the West Point Museum in West Point, NY M16 Rifles at the US Army Ordnance Museum in Aberdeen, MD

AK-47 Assault Rifle

Caliber: 7.62mm x 39mm
Action: Selective Fire Semi Automatic, gas operated rotating bolt
Muzzle Velocity: 2,300 fps
Range: 800 yards
Weight of Round - oz
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 16 inches
Overall Length: 34 inches
Weight: 9.5 lbs
Year Built: 1956
Cost:
$

Soviet designed AK-47 Assault Rifle and Chinese, Polish, and Romanian copies at other Military Museums in the northeast
Kalashnikov AK-47 AK-47 Assault Rifle PMK Assault Rifle AKM Assault Rifle
A Kalashnikov AK-47 at the Vermont Military Museum in Essex Junction, VT An AK-47 Assault Rifle at the Vermont Military Museum in Essex Junction, VT A Polish built PMK Assault Rifle at the Patton Museum in Fort Knox, KY A Romanian Built AKM Assault Rifle at the Patton Museum in Fort Knox, KY
AK-47 with Pistol Grip Chinese AK-47 AK-47 Romanian AK-47 Assault Rifle
An AK-47 with a forearm pistol grip at the Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover, DE A Chinese Made AK-47 at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NY Another AK-47 at the Militia Museum of New Jersey in Sea Girt, NJ A Romanian made AKM Assault Rifle at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NY