Type 38 rifle

 

Type Service/Bolt-action rifle
Place of origin Empire of Japan
Service history
In service 1906–1945 (Japan)
Used by See Users
Wars Russian Civil War,
World War I,
Second Sino-Japanese War,
World War II,
Chinese Civil War,
Indonesian National Revolution
Korean War,
First Indochina War,
Vietnam War
Production history
Designed 1906
No. built 3,400,000
Variants Carbine & Cavalry Carbine
Specifications
Weight 4.19 kg (9.2 pounds)[1]
Length 1,275 mm (50.2 in)[1]
Barrel length 800 mm (31.5 inches)

Cartridge 6.5×50mm Arisaka
Caliber 6.5 mm
Action Bolt action
Rate of fire 10-15 rounds per minute[1]
Muzzle velocity 762 m/s (2,500 ft/s) Type 38 cartridge[1]
Effective firing range 366–457 m (400–500 yd) [1]
Maximum firing range 2,377 m (2,600 yd)[1]
Feed system 5-round magazine