M1947 Johnson auto carbine
|M1947 Johnson auto carbine|
|Place of origin||United States|
|Weight||8 3/4 lbs|
|Barrel length||22 in (560 mm)|
|Rate of fire||Semi automatic|
|Muzzle velocity||2,800 ft/s (853.6 m/s)|
|Feed system||10 round cylindrical magazine
25-round, single stack-column box magazine
The M1947 Johnson auto carbine is a semi-automatic derivative of the M1941 Johnson machine gun. It was intended as a replacement of the M1 rifle but not accepted.The auto carbine never got past the prototype stage, only five of them ever being made. One saw service in WW2.
- "The Little-Known Tale Of "Daisy Mae" - The Johnson Auto-Carbine". Milpas. Retrieved 11 August 2013.