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FG 42
Type Automatic rifle
Users Germany
Firing mode Automatic
Magazine size 20

The FG 42 is a German automatic rifle.


The Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 was developed specifically for the German Fallschirmjäger airborne infantry. It incorporated the firepower of light machine gun in a size no larger than a bolt-action rifle, making it an advanced design for its time.

In Battlegroup42 the FG 42 is the primary weapon for the German assault class for selected maps, mainly scenarios in which the Fallschirmjäger participated, such as 4312-Ortona.

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