|Schwerer Sturmgewehr 40|
|Type||Heavy Semi Automatic rifle|
|Place of origin||Nazi Germany|
|Used by||Nazi Germany|
|Barrel length||425 mm|
|Cartridge||.50 Schwere Geschoss|
|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.