MG 39 Rh

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Maschinengewehr MG39 Rh
Type General purpose machine gun
Place of origin Nazi Germany
Service history
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Louis Stange
Designed 1937
Weight 9.58kg
Length 1185mm
Barrel length 599mm (660mm with flash hider)

Cartridge 7.92×57mm Mauser
Caliber 7.92mm
Barrels 1
Action Gas operated
Effective firing range 100-1600 m in 100 m increments
Feed system Belt
Sights Iron sights

The MG39 Rh was a machine gun of German origin.[1] The only surviving example is at the Military Historical Institute of Prague in Czech Republic.


  1. ^ "Dead End: MG 39 Rh". Archived from the original on 15 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 

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