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AG-43 Ljungman

The AG-42, first produced in 1942 and then modified in the early 1950's to become the AG42B Ljungman is a Swedish semi-automatic[?] rifle designed around the period of World War 2, which operated by means of a direct impingement[?] gas system, which operated a tilting breech-block (like the FAL). The Ljungman used removable 10-round magazines, fired the superbly accurate 6.5x55mm Mauser[?] cartridge, and later evolved into the Egyptian Hakim, once Sweden sold their machinery to the Egyptians. Eventually, the Hakim was modified into the form of a smaller rifle that fired an intermediate 7.62 Caliber cartridge, the 7.62x39mm Soviet round. This version was called the Rasheed, alternately spelled Rashid.

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