Detailed model of a WW2 German STG44 assault rifle. Model created in 3D Studio Max 2009 and converted in multiple formats. All formats include materials and texture maps. The Max format uses mental ray materials and render. There's no need for a third party plugin or anything else, just drop your model in the scene and hit render. The StG44 (Sturmgewehr 44 or 'Assault rifle model 1944') was an assault rifle developed in Nazi Germany during World War II and was the first of its kind to see major deployment. It is also known under the designations MP43 and MP44 (Maschinenpistole 43, Maschinenpistole 44 respectively), which denotes earlier development versions of the same weapon.