The PPSh-41; is a Soviet submachine gun designed by Georgy Shpagin as a cheap, reliable, and simplified alternative to the PPD-40. Common nicknames are “pe-pe-sha” from its three-letter prefix and “papasha”, meaning “daddy”.
Length: 84 cm
Barrel length: 26.9 cm
Maximum firing range: 200m – 250m
Rate of fire: 900 to over 1000 rounds/min
Designer: Georgy Shpagin
Weight: 3.63 kg (8.0 lb) (without magazine)