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Krag-Jørgensen, Norway. Prototype m/1892.
Type Bolt action repeating rifle
Place of origin Norway
Service history
In service 1886–1945
Production history
Designer OHJ Krag and E Jørgensen
Designed 1886
Number built more than 700,000

Danish Krags:

  • Rifle 1889
  • Carbine 1889
  • Sniper Rifle 1928

US Krags:

  • M1892 Rifle
  • M1892 Carbine
  • M1896 Rifle
  • M1896 Cadet Rifle
  • M1896 Carbine
  • M1898 Rifle
  • M1898 Carbine
  • M1899 Carbine
  • M1899 Constable Carbine

Norwegian Krags:

  • M1894 Rifle
  • M1895 Carbine
  • M1897 Carbine
  • M1904 Carbine
  • M1907 carbine
  • M1906 Boy's Carbine
  • M1912 Short Rifle
  • M1923 Sniper Rifle
  • M1925 Sniper Rifle
  • M1930 Sniper Rifle
Weight 3.375 kg / 7.5 lb to 5.157 kg / 11.46 lb depending on model
Length 986 mm / 38.8 in to 1328 mm / 52.28 in depending on model
Barrel length 520 mm / 20.5 in to 832 mm / 32.78 in depending on model

Action Bolt action
Rate of fire N/A
Muzzle velocity 580 m/s (1900 ft/s) to 870 m/s (2854 ft/s) depending on ammunition
Effective firing range 900 m (3,000 ft)
Feed system 5 round magazine
Sights V-notch and front post

The Krag-Jørgensen is a repeating bolt action rifle designed by the Norwegians Ole Herman Johannes Krag and Erik Jørgensen in the late 19th century. It was adopted as a standard arm by Denmark, the [[United States|United States o

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