Walther G22

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Walther G22
Walther G22 Standard Configuration
Type Semi-automatic rifle
Place of origin Germany
Production history
Designer Walther arms
Manufacturer Walther arms
Weight 95 oz (2.7 kg)[1]
Length 28.4–29.5 in (72–75 cm)[1]
Barrel length 20 in (51 cm)[1]
Width 2.2 in (5.6 cm)[1]
Height 8.7 in (22 cm)[1]

Cartridge .22 Long Rifle[1]
Action Blowback autoloading
Muzzle velocity 1070ft/s - 1750ft/s, dependent on ammunition
Feed system 10-round detachable box magazine
Sights Adjustable iron sights

The Walther G22 is a semi-automatic rifle chambered in the popular .22 Long Rifle cartridge. It is of bullpup design and constructed of polymer and steel.

Like most Bullpup designs, it cannot be fired from the left hand due to the proximity of the ejection port and bolt handle to the shooter's face. However, the stock is designed so that the ejection port and cocking handle can be relocated to the other side for left-handed shooters. A spare magazine, held by friction, is stored inside the polymer stock behind the magazine well.[2] It was produced in matte black or green.[2]

The G-22 can achieve shot groups as small as 1.25 inches (32 mm) at 50 yards (46 meters).[2] Spacers allow the butt of the stock to be adjusted to the user's preference.[2]

Three Weaver rail mounts are present on the G-22: the top handle scope mount (which also has an integrated movable 6 setting rear sight,) a small mount just below the muzzle intended for a Walther-produced laser sight, and a longer mount under the forearm for bipods, flashlights, etc.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "http://www.smith-wesson.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10002&catalogId=13152&langId=-1&productId=58957&tabselected=tech&isFirearm=Y&parent_category_rn=43805". Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation.  [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d e Wilson, Jim. "Walther Model G22". Shooting times. Archived from the original on 2009-02-12. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 

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