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|Place of origin||East Germany|
|Used by||Bundeswehr|
|Manufacturer||VEB Geräte- und Werkzeugbau Wiesa|
|Barrel length||320 mm|
5.45×39mm (5.45×39mm M74)
|Rate of fire||600 rounds/min|
|Feed system||30-round box magazine|
The Wieger StG-940 was an East German series of AK derivative assault rifles intended for sales after the-then reunified German forces. The StG-940 was chambered in the 5.56×45mm NATO and as the StG-942 in 5.45×39mm M74 round.
The weapon was tested but not officially adopted by the Bundeswehr. It was conceived and developed since 1985 and produced between 1985 and 1990, during the final phase of East Germany's existence as state. The brand name is a Synaeresis of the words Wiesa (town of manufacture) and Germany. The weapon was intended for export but also for the use of the national special forces (the STG-943 was known to be in use with the STASI).
- "East Germany's phantom AK reborn". Web Archive. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
- "Heiße Spur zum DDR-Sturmgewehr endet in Säurebottich". Freie Presse. 6 April 2010. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
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