Alternate History

Schwerer Sturmgewehr 40 (Global Pacification: World at War Map Game)

39,828pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Add New Page Talk0
Schwerer Sturmgewehr 40
Type Heavy Semi Automatic rifle
Place of origin Flag of German Reich (1935–1945) Nazi Germany
Service history
In service 1940-1944
Used by Flag of German Reich (1935–1945) Nazi Germany
Production history
Produced 1940-1942
Weight 5 kg
Length 1000 mm
Barrel length 425 mm

Cartridge .50 Schwere Geschoss
Caliber .50 Caliber
Barrels 1
Action Bolt Action
Muzzle velocity 776-784 m/s
Effective firing range 400m, 600m Scoped
Feed system 5 Round Detachable box magazine
Sights Iron sights, Zf42 optical crosshair sight

The Schwerer Sturmgewehr 40 otherwise known as the SSG-40, later known as the Schwerer Gewehr 40 or SG-40.The SSG-40 was a semi-automatic rifle used by the Wehrmacht during the 1940s.


The SSG-40 began as a design the Nazi High command who needed a heavy rifle for use by the German Schutzstaffel.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki