EM-2: British Bullpup Assault Rifle

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An EM-2 WWII Assault Rifle. Picture Courtesy: militaryimages.net

Type: Bullpup assault rifle

Place of origin: United Kingdom

In service: 1951

Designer: Stefan Kenneth Janson

Designed in: 1948-1950

Manufacturer: RSAF Enfield, Chambons, Birmingham Small Arms

Mass: 3.49 kg (7.7 lb)

Length: 889 mm (35 in)

Cartridge: 280 BRITISH

Action: Gas-operated, flapper locked

Rate of fire: 450-600 rounds/min

Effective firing range: 700 m (770 yd)

Feed system: 20-round detachable box magazine

Sights: Optical

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