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FN MAG 7.62 mm GPMG

Belgian manufactured 7.62mm general puprose machine gun

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Specifications
aa.Weapon7.62mm FN MAG General Purpose Machine Gun
abDescriptionThe MAG (Mitrailleuse d'Appui General - General Purpose Machinegun), had been developed by the famous Belgian company FN Herstal in the 1950s, as a true universal machine gun.
ac.TypeGeneral Purpose Machine Gun
ad.Calibre7.62 mm x 51 NATO (.308in)
ae.Overall Length1250 mm (49.2 in)
af.Overall Width 
ag.OverallHeight 
ah.Crew 
ai.Country of OriginBelgium
aj.Ammunition 
ak.Effective Range (HE) 
al.Muzzle Velocity (HE) 
ba.Feed MechanismDisintegrating link belt
bbTraverse50°; With tripod: 67°
bc.ElevationWith tripod: 30°
bd.Rate of Fire600-1000 rpm (cyclic); 250 rpm (automatic)
be.SightsForesight: Blade; Rear Sight: Aperture when leaf is lowered, U-notch when leaf is raised; Graduation: 200 to 800 m in increments if leaf lowered, 800 to 1 800 m in 100-m increments if leaf raised.
bf.Muzzle Energy345 mkp
bg.Barrel Length546 mm (21.5 in)
bh.Weight of Barrel2.75 kg (5.77 lb) barrel assembly
bi.Rifling4 Grooves, RH
bj.OperationGas, air-cooled, tilting block
bk.Recoil 
bl.Firing Support BaseBipod-mount; or Tripod-mount: Barrel axle height: 25.4 cm (min), 72 cm (max)
bm.Breech 
cj.Designer 
ckDesigned 
cl.ManufacturerFN Herstal
cm.Produced1950s
cn.Variants 
co.In Service 
cp.Proliferation 
 
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