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Fyodorov-Shpagin Model 1922
Country of origin

Soviet Russia

Designer(s)

Vladimir Fyodorov
Georgy Shpagin

Year(s) designed

1922

Weapon type

Light machine gun

Caliber

6.5x51mm

Action

Likely blowback

Magazine/Cylinder capacity

2 25-round box magazines

Cyclic rate

1200 RPM

The Fyodorov-Shpagin Model 1922 is a prototype Soviet light machine gun.

HistoryEdit

The weapon is a double-barreled machine gun with two top-mounted magazines.

AmmunitionEdit

The Model 1922 used the 6.5x51mm Fyodorov cartridge, which was very similar to the 6.5x50mm Arisaka used by Fyodorov's more famous design, the Fedorov Avtomat.