Japanese Carcano Type I Rifle

An overview of the Japanese Carcano Type I rifle. The Type I rifle was produced by Italy for the Japanese Empire prior to World War II.

Carcano Type I Rifle Specs:

  • Cartridge: 6.5mm Arisaka
  • Caliber: 6.5 mm
  • Action: Bolt
  • Rate of Fire: c.30 RPM
  • Muzzle Velocity: 765 m/s (2,509.2 ft/s)
  • Feed System: 5 round
  • Weight: 3.95 kg
  • Length: 1,280 mm

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