M1 Garand

The M1 Garand is a semi-automatic rifle that was the standard U.S. service rifle during World War II, Korean War and also saw limited service during the Vietnam War.

The Garand is still used by drill teams and military honor guards. It is also widely used by civilians for hunting, target shooting, and as a military collectible.


Weapon type:semi-automatic rifle
Weight:4.31 - 5,3 kg
Calibre & cartridge:7.62×51mm NATO
Capacity:8 rounds
Effective range:457 m
Designer:John C. Garand
Manufacturer:Springfield Armory
Number built:5,468,772
Action:gas-operated, rotating bolt
In service:1940s–present
Muzzle velocity:853 m/s