Carcano M91∕38

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Carcano M91∕38198
Gun Information
Full name Fucile Corto Modello 1891/38 Carcano Infantry rifle
Country of origin Kingdom of Italy
Manufacturer Brescia, Beretta, R.E. Terni, Gardone Val Trompia
Game Information
Faction Griffin & Kryuger
Manufacturer I.O.P.
Voice actor Ueda Reina
Artist 細重ソウジ
Released on CN (卡尔卡诺M91/38), TW (卡爾卡諾M91/38), KR (카르카노 M91/38), JP (カルカノ M91/38)
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Variant:

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How to obtain[edit]

NORMALHEAVY Timer 4:42:00. See T-Doll Production for details.

DROP Not obtainable as a drop.

REWARD Not obtained as a reward

Exclusive Equipment[edit]

There is no exclusive equipment for this T-Doll.

Stats / Data[edit]

Stats
Health
 Health
Health
 Ammo
Health
 Ration
37(x1)73(x1) / 365(x5) 15(x1) / 55(x5) 30(x1) / 90(x5)
Damage
 Damage
47 146
Evasion
 Evasion
5 44
Accuracy
 Accuracy
10 90
Rate of Fire
 Rate of Fire
22 34
Movement Speed
 Move Speed
7
Armor
 Armor
0
Critical Hit Rate
 Crit. Rate
40%
Critical Hit Damage
 Crit. Damage
50%
Armor Penetration
 Armor Pen.
15
Icon slot Accessory.png Icon Telescopic Sight S 2star.png Icon Holographic Sight S 2star.png
Icon Red Dot Sight S 2star.png Icon Night Combat Equipment S 2star.png
Icon Silencer S 2star.png
Icon slot Magazine.png Icon Armor-Piercing Ammo S 2star.png Icon HP Ammo S 2star.png
Icon Shotgun Ammo S 2star.png
Icon High-Velocity Ammo S 2star.png
Icon slot Doll.png Icon Microchip S 2star.png Icon Exoskeleton S 2star.png
Icon Ballistic Plate S 2star.png Icon Camo Cape S 2star.png
Icon Ammo Box S 2star.png
Affects rifles
Reduces skill cooldown time by 10%

Weapon Background[edit]

After the Great War and the second war in Ethiopia, the Italian military eagerly searched for a new cartridge to replace the middling performance of 6.5x52mm Carcano. Aiming for higher penetration, flatter trajectory, and more damage, the Italians would ultimately come to the 7.35x51mm Carcano cartridge. Using the same en-bloc clip-fed bolt-action design of the M91 Carcano, other notable changes in the M91/38 were cutting overall length by over ten inches and fixing the rear sights at a 200 meter distance, believing this was the average engagement distance.

Despite this ambition, the switch to 7.35 Carcano would become to strenuous and costly on logistics. By mid 1940 the military would revert back to 6.5 Carcano, rebarreling most M91/38s with the few remaining 7.35 Carcano rifles relegated to auxiliary troops and paramilitary organizations. M91/38s would continue production in their original caliber.

The M91/38 Carcano would serve as the backbone of the Italian army during World War II, though they weren’t shy about offering them to allies. Finland would accept many during the Winter War against the Soviet Union. Germany’s Afrika Corps would procure some M91/38s for themselves, rechambering them for 7.92x57mm Mauser. They would see combat throughout the Mediterranean and Eastern Fronts. Following the ousting of Benito Mussolini in 1943, some Italian troops in areas such as Greece and Yugoslavia would join the rebel troops and fight off the Germans. Since the end of World War II, these rifles have found their way into the hands of rebels and insurgents alike, seen most recently in conflicts such as the Libyan Civil War.

Since the end of the War, the M91/38 has been a popular choice on the consumer market, particularly with hunting. With the short length, light weight, and the ability to mount an aftermarket scope on the rifle it was common to see it in the hands of hunters in the following decades alongside other wartime rifles.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Lee Harvey Oswald would use an M91/38 fitted with a side mounted scope to assassinate U.S President John Kennedy in November, 1963.
    • Carcano M91/38 is inaccurate because of round-nosed projectile, which affect the accuracy and significantly increases aerodynamic drag. Also, the unjacketed lead bullet would foul the small-bored barrel riflings, opposed with full metal jacketed bullet does. Although popularly dubbed as 'Humanitarian Rifle' by Italian Army during war, there's no relation with accuracy that Carcano M91/38 had.
      • It should be noted that the JFK wound—a portion of right of the head which exposed his brain, and heavy blood loss with a chunk of his brain—was came from the effect of round-nosed projectile. Instead tumbling after contacting with human bone from the pointed bullet, the round-nosed projectile will punch through the bone with tremendous power from the bore; inflicting a grievous wound it does.[1]
  • Not to be confused with RF Mosin-Nagant M91/30 because of same designation.

References[edit]

  1. A performance of Carcano at Deep Politics Forum