Mosin

Mosin

The Mosin–Nagant (Russian: Винтовка Мосина, ISO 9: Vintovka Mosina) is a bolt-action, internal magazine-fed, military rifle invented under the government commission by Russian and Belgian inventors, and used by the armed forces of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and various other nations.

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Berdan Rifle - Later Usage
... rifle, and this resulted in the adoption of the Mosin Nagant ... rifles, perhaps as many as 200,000, were converted to 7.62x54r (the Mosin Nagant caliber) for Russian service by arms makers in Belgium ... and shotguns were re-manufactured in Russia from surplussed rifles after the Mosin Nagant was adopted into service ...
Sergei Ivanovich Mosin - Mosin-Nagant
... It was at Tula where Mosin began his career as a weapons designer by first making improvements to the Berdan II and later the collaboration with Nagant to design the Rifle of Three Lines of the Year 1891 ... Mosin eventually rose to the rank of Colonel and was appointed as the director of the Sestroretsk arsenal ...
Major Bolt Action Systems - Mosin–Nagant
... The Mosin–Nagant action, created in 1891, differs significantly from the Mauser and Lee-Enfield bolt action designs ... The Mosin-Nagant design has a separate bolthead which rotates with the bolt and the bearing lugs, in contrast to the Mauser system where the bolthead is a non-removable part of the bolt ... The Mosin-Nagant is also unlike the Lee-Enfield system where the bolthead remains stationary and the bolt body itself rotates ...
Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
... Sergei Ivanovich Mosin (pronounced /ˈmoʊsiːn/ MOH-seen Russian Сергей Иванович Мосин, Apr 2 or 14, 1849 - February 8, 1902) was a Russian engineer and a ...