Machine Gun, MG 15, 7.92mm

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Transferred from the National Museum of History & Technology

Materials

Steel

Dimensions

  • 3-D (Machine Gun): 107.9 × 17.8 × 30.5cm, 6.8kg (3 ft. 6 1/2 in. × 7 in. × 1 ft., 15lb.)
  • Storage (Archival Box): 119.4 × 34.9 × 34.3cm (3 ft. 11 in. × 1 ft. 1 3/4 in. × 1 ft. 1 1/2 in.)
  • Storage (Aluminum Cage (Overall Housing)): 121.9 × 37.5 × 43.2cm, 19.1kg (4 ft. × 1 ft. 2 3/4 in. × 1 ft. 5 in., 42lb.)

Country of Origin

Germany

Date

1940

Physical Description

Firing pin, bolt, hand charger, mount adapter, trigger mechanism.

Type

ARMAMENT-Guns

Inventory Number

A19690209000

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