This four-page resource highlights East Germany’s Phantom AK – the mysterious Wieger STG 940.The Wieger STG 940 series of rifles represented an effort by Easter Germany to develop a small arms system independent of the Soviet Union, but loosely based upon the AK74.
Originally, there to be five different variants, to include both a standard (STG 941) assault rifle with a fixed stock and a version with a folding stock (STG 942) and a compact, special purpose (STG 943) assault rifle, a sniper weapon system (PG 945) and a light machine gun (LMG 944).
This article will teach you:
- What are the specifics involved in the creation of this phantom AK weapon?
- What are these weapons a fusion of?
- Do these weapons have a flash suppressor?
- At what distances are these weapons effective?
- How do these weapons operate?
- What is the history of the cartridge and the wound ballistics?
- What are the weapons’ specifications?
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