Mosin

Mosin

The Mosin–Nagant (Russian: Винтовка Мосина, ISO 9: Vintovka Mosina) is a bolt-action, internal magazine-fed, military rifle invented under the government commission by Russian and Belgian inventors, and used by the armed forces of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and various other nations.

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Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
... Sergei Ivanovich Mosin (pronounced /ˈmoʊsiːn/ MOH-seen Russian Сергей Иванович Мосин, Apr 2 or 14, 1849 - February 8, 1902) was a Russian engineer and a designer of the Mosin-Nagant rifle ...
Sergei Ivanovich Mosin - Mosin-Nagant
... It was at Tula where Mosin began his career as a weapons designer by first making improvements to the Berdan II and later the collaboration with Nagant to design the Rifle of Three Lines of the Year ... Mosin eventually rose to the rank of Colonel and was appointed as the director of the Sestroretsk arsenal ...
Berdan Rifle - Later Usage
... the Berdan with a magazine rifle, and this resulted in the adoption of the Mosin Nagant ... as 200,000, were converted to 7.62x54r (the Mosin Nagant caliber) for Russian service by arms makers in Belgium ... in Russia from surplussed rifles after the Mosin Nagant was adopted into service ...
Major Bolt Action Systems - Mosin–Nagant
... The Mosin–Nagant action, created in 1891, differs significantly from the Mauser and Lee-Enfield bolt action designs ... The Mosin-Nagant design has a separate bolthead which rotates with the bolt and the bearing lugs, in contrast to the Mauser system where the bolthead is a non-removable part of the bolt ... The Mosin-Nagant is also unlike the Lee-Enfield system where the bolthead remains stationary and the bolt body itself rotates ...
Soviet Military - Weapons and Equipment
... The five round, magazine-fed, bolt action Mosin-Nagant rifle remained the primary shoulder firearm of the Red Army through World War II ... Over 17 million model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant rifles were manufactured from 1930 to 1945 by various Soviet arsenals ... Model 38 and Model 40, chambered for the same 7.62x54R cartridge used by the Mosin-Nagants ...