Maschinenpistole 40

MP 40 with stock extended

Type Submachine gun
Place of origin  Nazi Germany
Service history
In service 1939–Present
Used by See Users
Wars World War IICold War (Limited)[1]; World War 3
Production history
Designer Heinrich Vollmer[2]
Designed 1938
Manufacturer Erma Werke
Produced 1940–1945
Number built Approx. 1 million
Variants MP 36, MP 38, MP 40, MP 40/1, MP 41
Weight 4 kg (8.82 lb)
Length 833 mm (32.8 in) stock extended / 630 mm (24.8 in) stock folded
Barrel length 251 mm (9.9 in)

Cartridge 9x19mm Parabellum
Action Straight blowbackopen bolt
Rate of fire 500 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity ~400 m/s (1,312 ft/s)
Effective range 70 m[3]-100 m [1]
Feed system 32-round detachable box magazine64-round with dual magazines
Sights Hooded front blade, fixed and flip-up U-notch rear

The MP40 is another one of Jordan Portner's stockpiled weapons, this one being from the Second World War.  This one is used particularly by Jordan Portner himself, even though he sometimes gives some to his buddies to assist them in self-defense.