Weibel M/1932

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M/1932 automatgevær
Type Light machine gun
Place of origin Denmark
Service history
Used by Danish Army
Production history
Designed 1932
Manufacturer Dansk Industri Syndikat
Cartridge 7x44 mm
Caliber 7 mm
Action gas, select fire
Feed system 20-round box magazine

The Weibel M/1932 was a light machine gun concept of Danish origin and was considered to supplement the Madsen gun in Danish service. It was fed from a 20-round box magazine chambered in the intermediate 7x44mm round. This calibre was considered underpowered for its day but shares the same ballistics as later calibres such as the 7.92×33mm Kurz, 7.62×45mm vz. 52 and 7.62×39mm M43 used in assault rifles. The Weibel was an advanced weapon at the time of its invention.[citation needed]