M60 mm General Purpose Machine Gun. Gary’s U.S. Infantry Weapons Reference Guide. FM M This manual contains instructions for the operation and maintenance of the PK (pintle-mounted PKT with a manual trigger intended for naval and static. Whenever we can find an interesting original firearm manual, we’ll scan it and post it here. If you have a manual you Madsen Saetter GPMG manual (English) .

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The weapon features fixed head space, which permits rapid changing of barrels.

Small Arms Defense Journal. A high cyclic rate of fire is advantageous for use against targets that are exposed to a general-purpose machine gun for a limited time span, like aircraft or targets that minimize their exposure time by quickly moving from cover to cover.

For the tank gun, see Royal Ordnance L7. Discuss Proposed since September Barrel changed every 10 minutes. The quick-change barrel has a slotted flash suppressor.

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In the urban environment, the M60 machine gun provides high-volume, long-range, automatic fires for the suppression or destruction of targets. For the hoax, see Konspiration In order to adapt the weapon to feed from one belt type to the other, several components of the feed mechanism need to be reconfigured since the position of the feed tray’s cartridge stop and pawl angles in the top cover are different. The weapon’s barrel, fitted with a flash ggpmg, has a reinforced and heavier structure that increases the weapon’s accuracy especially during sustained fire.


This uses the same NATO-standard 5. Ksp 58, adapted in using the 6. This article’s factual accuracy manaul be compromised due to out-of-date information.

The bipod can be removed from the manua, cylinder by tapping-out a roll pin in the gas cylinder head until it is flush and the bipod can be rotated enough to clear the gas cylinder’s retaining lugs.

There have been two main variants, the L7A1 and L7A2, developed for infantry use, with the L7A2 having superseded the earlier variant.

Compared to the MAG Modelit features, among other minor changes, a position gas regulator valve, a plastic butt-stock and a bracket, used to mount optical day- and night-vision sights, mounted to the left side of the receiver. Crew-Served Machine Guns, 5.

General-purpose machine gun

Retrieved from ” https: The Gpmh machine gun can be employed on its tripod to deliver accurate fire along fixed lines and then can quickly be converted to biped fire to cover alternate fields maanual fire. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Firing from a tripod is usually more effective, especially if sandbags are used to steady the weapon. The rear sight is hinged to a base with protective ears that is integral with the receiver’s upper forging.


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Archived manaul the original on The L20A1 can be converted to right-hand feed by changing several components in the feed mechanism.

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