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95-mm M-58 recoilless rifle

Country of Origin: Finland


The Finnish M-58 95-mm recoilless rifle was a lightweight anti-tank weapon. The long tube had a stabilizing leg fitted under the muzzle and a carrying handle formed as a loop over the barrel. Near the small, two-wheel carriage were two more carrying handles and a sight on the left-hand side.

The gun fired a high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) projectile.


No longer in service.

Initial operational capability in the late 1950s. No longer in production. Last user was Finland.


   Traveling               309 lb (140 kg)

   Barrel length           10 ft 6 in (3.20 m)

   Bore                    95-mm/34 cal, rifled

   Effective range
      HEAT                 770 yd (700 m)
   Muzzle velocity         2,018 fps (615 mps)
   Armor penetration       11.8 in (300 mm)
   Rate of fire            6-8 rds/min
   Projectile weight       22.3 lb (10.1 kg)

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